Kukatpally

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Kukatpally
కూకట్ పల్లి
Neighbourhood
Rain Tree park (Malaysian Township)
Rain Tree park (Malaysian Township)
Kukatpally is located in Telangana
Kukatpally
Kukatpally
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°29′N 78°25′E / 17.483°N 78.417°E / 17.483; 78.417Coordinates: 17°29′N 78°25′E / 17.483°N 78.417°E / 17.483; 78.417
Country India
State Telangana
District Ranga Reddy district
City Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 072,500 082
Vehicle registration TS-07
Lok Sabha constituency Malkajgiri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kukatpally
Planning agency GHMC
Civic agency GHMC
Lodha Belleza High-rise Apartments
A View of Kukatpally in Hyderabad

Kukatpally is a major residential and commercial suburb in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana. It is located on the northwest fringe of Hyderabad city. Kukatpally, which was earlier a municipality, has been merged into Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC),[1] which is responsible for the civic amenities in Kukatpally.

New road connectivity and consequent proximity to the Information Technology hub of Hitech city has made Kukatpally area a functional, dream home.[2] It is segregated by medium as well as posh Phases, and Kukatpally Housing Board Colony developed by Andhra Pradesh Housing Board is considered to be the biggest colony in India and Asia. KPHB Colony, has highest population density in the state of Telangana.

Commercial area[edit]

South India shopping mall in Kukatpally

Kukatpally is a major shopping hub near the IT corridor. It is the abode of many businesses, of all sorts. The area is surrounded by many shopping malls like Manjeera Mall, Forum Sujana Mall, D-Mart, South India Shopping Mall etc. The Rythu bazaar is an addition for vegetable and fruit shopping.

Election Information[edit]

Kukatpally Constituency is a newly formed constituency.It is formed after delimitation of Khairtabad. 2009 Election is the first election in this constituency and Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan of Lok Satta Party won with 34.84% votes.
Madhavaram Krishna Rao of Telugu Desam party won the elections in 2014.[3]

Facilities[edit]

Bus[edit]

Kukatpally is well connected to most locations of the city by the state-owned bus service, TSRTC (Telangana State Road Transport Corporation). Apart from the city buses many RTC and private operators run inter-city buses with Kukatpally and KPHB as starting point.

Rail[edit]

Kukatpally does not have a railway station for MMTS service. The closest ones are Hitech City, Borabanda and Bharat Nagar. However, there is Metro Rail project in progress that connects the city. Begumpet, Secunderabad and Nampally are the closest railway stations from Kukatpally for long distant trains.

Education[edit]

Kukatpally is a major educational hub with several degree colleges, junior colleges and schools. It is the home to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. It is also close the Bachupally where many reputed schools and colleges are located.

See also[edit]

Kukatpally (Assembly constituency)

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] GHMC website
  2. ^ Nemmani Sreedhar. "Kukatpally sits high on the rental graph". The Hindu. 
  3. ^ "Andhra Pradesh Assembly Election Results in 2009". elections.in. 

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