Kachiguda Railway Station
|• Body||Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation|
|• Official||Telugu, Hindi|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Secunderabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Amberpet|
Kachiguda is a locality in the city of Hyderabad and one of the old suburbs in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The third largest railway station in Hyderabad, Kacheguda railway station, built during the Nizam rule, is a major landmark of Kachiguda.
The name was derived from the Kachi community, which still has a good population near the Kacheguda railway station.
Kachiguda business includes textiles, ready-made garments, and footwear for economical buyers.
This locality also has a cinema hub with cinema theaters like INOX Kachiguda (Multiplex), Venkatramana 70mm, Padmavati 35mm, Tarakrama 70mm and Kumar 70mm.
There is a popular hotel, Tourist Plaza Hotel, which was recently rebuilt. The locality also has various other hotels and restaurents as well.
There is a Shri Khatu Shyam Baba (Lord Krishna Devoteed Auvataar) Temple in front of the Railway station, providing services such as free physiotherapy, free food to poor people at lunch time, and daily prasad offered to all devotees who come for darshan of Shri Shyam Baba.
Kachiguda is the hub of the Marwadi, Jain, Gujarati and Telugu communities. And there is a famous beautiful Jain temple (Shri Acchalgach Jain Mandir) adjacent lane to the Bank of India for Jains and Gujaratis.
Kachiguda Mahakali Mandir is famous for Ugadi, Bonalu, Vijayadashami and Dipawali festivals. Kachiguda is also famous for second biggest Lord Shri Ganesh Idol in Chappal Bazar during Ganesh Festival and also for Bonalu Festival in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
There is famous lord Ganesha Temple where people from different places come to take the blessings. It is very famous temple here.
Kachiguda also has the famous mosque, Masjid Shah Miyan.
Kacheguda railway station is a very important Railway Station. Its importance is growing, as trains from northern India to southern India pass through Kachiguda Railway Station.
Kachiguda is connected by buses run by TSRTC. Since a Bus Depot is located here, it is well connected to other cities. Buses that run are 89. MMTS train facility is present at the Kacheguda railway station which connects to major parts of the city.
There are several educational institutions located here:
- Nrupatunga educational Institutions
- Badruka educational Institutions
- RG Kedia College of Commerce
- St. Francis Junior College
- Haindavi Degree College
- St. Mira High School
R. G. Kedia College was established in the year 1972 by Marwadi Siksha Samithi, Eminent philanthropists and industrialists of the Marwadi community have sponsored this premier institution. MSS has been serving the cause of education since 1924.Several institutions and courses have been started from time to time. All Under Graduation courses are affiliated to Osmania University and accredited by NAAC. The college has distinguished teachers on its roles. Leading industrialists, philanthropists and educationists with several decades of experience are running this college.
- Sri Venkatesh Borgoankar Nursing Home
- Sri Sai Krishna Neuro Hospital
- Shalini Children's Hospital
- C. C. Shroff Hospital
- Bristlecone Hospital
- Prathima Hospital
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kachiguda.|
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- "12 Hotels around Kachiguda Railway Station Hyderabad ranked by travellers". Holidayiq.com. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
- "Masjid Shah Miyan". Fullhyd.com. Retrieved 24 April 2014.