Kukatpally

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Kukatpally
Raintree Park (Malaysian Township)
Raintree Park (Malaysian Township)
Nickname(s): 
Kp
Kukatpally is located in Telangana
Kukatpally
Kukatpally
Location in Telangana, India
Kukatpally is located in India
Kukatpally
Kukatpally
Kukatpally (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
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
DistrictMedchal-Malkajgiri district
CityHyderabad
Government
 • Typestate governement
 • BodyGHMC
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 072,500 085
Vehicle registrationTS-07
Lok Sabha constituencyMalkajgiri
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKukatpally
Planning agencyHMDA
Civic agencyGHMC

Kukatpally is a Suburb of Hyderabad in the Indian state of Telangana. It is the headquarters of Kukatpally mandal in Malkajgiri revenue division of Medchal-Malkajgiri district.[1] It was a municipality prior to its merger into the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.[2]

It has road connectivity and proximity to the Information Technology hub of Hitech city.[3]

Demographics[edit]

The main language spoken is Telugu. It is one of the busiest business hubs in Hyderabad famous for its clothing and eateries. It has the largest density of population within Hyderabad with 33,076 persons per km².[4]

History[edit]

Kukatpally used to be an Industrial corridor in the northwestern part of Hyderabad. Its population began to grow after the early 1990s, with many people migrating from Andhra Pradesh and settling in and around Kukatpally. It currently hosts the Kukatpally Housing Board, which is the largest residential colony hub in the entirety of Asia.

Culture[edit]

Ramadan, Bakrid, Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, Bonalu, Ambedkar Jayanti and Eid-e-Milad are celebrated with lot of rigor and joy, Dussehra is also one of the important festival.

Economy[edit]

The presence of Mumbai national highway and Kukatpally Housing board has led to large scale boom in retail activity and currently Kukatpally is a bursting commercial hub in the north western part of Hyderabad. Kukatpally is also home to large portion of NRI population of Hyderabad. It is also home to the large chuck of IT goers due to its proximity with Hitech city.

Industries[edit]

There are many small scale industries based in Kukatpally - Sanathnagar belt.

Transport[edit]

Kukatpally is well connected by road, rail and air. The nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad The railway station for this area is Lingampally. It has a Metro Station at Kukatpally Metro and can also be reached by MMTS near to Hitech city/ Bharathnagar. TSRTC operates the bus in this area it has excellent connectivity with almost all the parts of Hyderabad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medchal−Malkajgiri district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 November 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation". www.ghmc.gov.in. Archived from the original on 1 January 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  3. ^ Nemmani Sreedhar. "Kukatpally sits high on the rental graph". The Hindu.
  4. ^ "Kukatpally population density to double by 2041". THE HANS INDIA. 18 June 2018.

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