L. B. Nagar

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L. B. Nagar
ఎల్.బీ.నగర్
Bahadurguda
Neighbourhood
Busy ring-road of L B nagar
Busy ring-road of L B nagar
L. B. Nagar is located in Telangana
L. B. Nagar
L. B. Nagar
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°20′54″N 78°33′03″E / 17.348426°N 78.550959°E / 17.348426; 78.550959Coordinates: 17°20′54″N 78°33′03″E / 17.348426°N 78.550959°E / 17.348426; 78.550959
Country  India
State Telangana
District Ranga Reddy
City Hyderabad
Government
 • MLA Ryaga Krishnaiah(TDP)[1]
Population (2001)
 • Total 261,987
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 074
Telephone code 91 040
Fort ruins near LB nagar

Lal Bahadur Nagar, well known as L.B.Nagar, is a commercial and residential hub in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It was once a Municipality in Ranga Reddy district. It is the main entrance for Hyderabad.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] L.B. Nagar had a population of 261,987. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. L.B. Nagar has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 69%. In L.B. Nagar, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Commercial area[edit]

L.B.Nagar is one among the many major commercial centers of Hyderabad. It is located at the crossroads of the main city and its new international airport.

Hotel Sitara Grand, Hotel Abhinand Grand and Hotel Swagath serve as prime hotels, restaurants and banquet halls. Vijayalakshmi and Vishnu are the movie theatres, primarily screening Telugu cinema.

Religious Places[edit]

A huge Hindu temple complex with temples for Hanuman, Rama, Shiva, Krishna, Durga, Saibaba etc. is present on the main road. There are several other temples in the colonies like a Shiva and Saibaba temple in Central Bank Colony, Venkateswara temple in Saraswati Nagar.

Transport[edit]

Numerous buses of TSRTC frequently service L.B.Nagar, linking it with the city and surrounding suburbs. It is also a major stop and pick up point for long distance buses to Chennai, Vijayawada, Rajamundry, Guntur, Nellore, Vishakapatnam, Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Suryapet and Khammam. The closest MMTS Train station is at Malakpet. L.B.Nagar is the origination point of the Hyderabad Metro route to Miyapur.

Neighbouring areas[edit]

Kothapet, Nagole, Vanasthalipuram, N T R Nagar, Saroornagar etc.

Politics[edit]

L.B.Nagar is a constituency in the Telangana Legislative Assembly. In the 2014 general elections, R. Krishnaiah emerged victorious with 33.61% of votes.

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