L. B. Nagar
|L. B. Nagar
Busy ring-road of L B nagar
|• MLA||Ryaga Krishnaiah(TDP)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Telephone code||91 040|
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.
As of 2001[update] India census, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.