Cattle fair in Kattangur village
|• Total||16.11 km2 (6.22 sq mi)|
|• Density||440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Bhongir|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Nakrekal|
Prior to the annexation of Hyderabad State by India, Muslims formed a significant portion of Kattangoor's population and Kattangoor was a strong centre for Razakars. Along with neighbouring Nakrekal village, Kattangoor was captured from Hyderabad State by the Indian Army's Punjab Regiment on 17 September 1948.
- "District Census Handbook - Nalgonda" (PDF). Census of India. p. 13,278. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
- Sharma, I. Mallikarjuna (2002). In Retrospect: North India. Hyderabad: Ravi Sasi Enterprises. ISBN 81-88151-00-9.
In Nakrekal, Motukur, Aenubavula and Kattangur villages the Muslim population was in majority or at any rate quite considerable. They were strong centres for the Razakars.
- Sharma, Gautam (1990). Valour and Sacrifice: Famous Regiments of the Indian Army. Allied Publishers. p. 32. ISBN 81-7023-140-X.
When the attack on Suriapet was launched two days later, the Punjabis joined the attack and then took over the town, followed by Nakrekal and Katangur on September 17.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kattangur.|
|This article about a location in Nalgonda district, Telangana is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|