Kaghaznagar

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Kaghaznagar
کاغذنگر
Sirpur Kaghaznagar
Town
Kaghaznagar is located in Telangana
Kaghaznagar
Kaghaznagar
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 19°20′00″N 79°29′00″E / 19.3333°N 79.4833°E / 19.3333; 79.4833Coordinates: 19°20′00″N 79°29′00″E / 19.3333°N 79.4833°E / 19.3333; 79.4833
Country India
State Telangana
District Adilabad
Government
 • Type Chairman-Council
 • Body Kaghaznagar Municipal Council
Area[1]
 • Total 8.31 km2 (3.21 sq mi)
Elevation 174 m (571 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 57,583
 • Density 6,900/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official

Urdu,

Telugu, English,
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area code(s) +91 8738
Vehicle registration TS–01

Kaghaznagar is a town, and a municipality in the eastern part of Adilabad district in the state of Telangana in India.[3]

Geography[edit]

Sirpur Kaghaznagar (SKZR) are twin towns is located at 19°20′00″N 79°29′00″E / 19.3333°N 79.4833°E / 19.3333; 79.4833.[4] It has an average elevation of 174 meters (574 feet).

Climate[edit]

All the three seasons are extreme in this region. Summer is extremely hot with temperatures exceeding 46 degrees due to the presence of Singareni Collieries nearby. December is usually the coldest month in this place with the temperature varying from 15 to 29 degrees Celsius.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, the town of Kaghaznagar had a population of 57,583, with 28,649 males, and 28,934 females. The Present population of the twin towns of Sirpur Kaghaznagar is approximately around 100,000. There were a total of 5,576 children between the ages of 0 and 6 and 15,712 inhabitants were classified as illiterate.The town has a unique blend of people settled from different parts of India. Apart from Telugu and Hindi, Marathi is also widely understood due to the town's proximity to Maharashtra. Bengali language is widely spoken in Easgoan village owing to settlement of Bengali refugees. The Literacy rate stood at 73.07 percent.[2]

Religion[edit]

Muslim is in Majority and followed by Hinduism and Christianity.

Mosques in Kaghaznagar[edit]

  • Masjid al Salafiyya Umm ul Momineen Aisha Siddiqa Raadhiallahu Anhu
  • Masjid e Amera
  • Masjid e Khadim
  • Masjid e Ansar
  • Masjid e Kausar
  • Masjid e Nasar
  • Masjid e Rahmania
  • Masjid e Mehraj
  • Masjid e Taiba
  • Masjid e Irfan
  • Masjid e Umar Farooq
  • Masjid e Bilal
  • Masjid e Quraish
  • Masjid e Nurani
  • Masjid e Muhammadia
  • Jamaa Masjid
  • Masjid e Abrar
  • Masjid e Ikhlas
  • Masjid e Eidgah

Government and politics[edit]

Civic administration[edit]

Kaghaznagar Municipality was constituted in 1995 and is classified as a third grade municipality with 24 election wards. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 8.31 km2 (3.21 sq mi).[1]

Politics[edit]

Sirpur is the assembly constituency for Sirpur Kaghaznagar in Telangana.

  • 1978 – K.V. Keshavulu
  • 1983 to 1989 – K.V. Narayana Rao
  • 1989 to 1999 – Palvai Purushotham Rao
  • 1999 – Palvai Rajyalaxmi
  • 2004 – Koneru Konappa
  • 2009 – Kaveti Sammaih
  • 2010 – Kaveti Sammaih
  • 2014 – Koneru Konappa

Economy[edit]

Kaghaznagar is famous for products like paper, cotton and also products from surrounding cottage industries. Fine Bamboo, which is the main raw material for paper which is manufactured here, is grown in a large area for the Paper Mill requirement. But, the SPM paper mills have been closed and there are effor years, small cottage industries have arisen in this town.

Transport[edit]

The railway station is major railway station between the border of Maharashtra and Telangana.The major junctions up north are Ballarshah in Maharashtra and Kazipet in Warangal district to the south. There are two trains that directly connects Hyderabad starting from Kaghaznagar namely Kaghaznagar Express and Intercity Express.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Retrieved 28 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mandals in Adilabad district". Panchayat Informatics Division. Archived from the original on 2007-03-27. Retrieved 2007-02-28. 
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics. Kaghaznagar