Malkajgiri

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Malkajgiri
మల్కాజిగిరి
مالکاجگارا
Neighbourhood
The skyline of Malkajgiri
The skyline of Malkajgiri
Malkajgiri is located in Telangana
Malkajgiri
Malkajgiri
Malkajgiri is located in India
Malkajgiri
Malkajgiri
Location in the state of Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°26′54″N 78°31′45″E / 17.44833°N 78.52917°E / 17.44833; 78.52917Coordinates: 17°26′54″N 78°31′45″E / 17.44833°N 78.52917°E / 17.44833; 78.52917
Country  India
State Telangana
District Medchal district
Mandal Malkajgiri
Government
 • Body GHMC
Population (2011)
 • Total 413,571
Languages
 • Official Telugu Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TS-08
Lok Sabha constituency Malkajgiri
Vidhan Sabha constituency Malkajgiri
Planning agency GHMC
Malkajgiri Railway Station

Malkajgiri is a city in the Medchal district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is the headquarters of Malkajgiri mandal in Malkajgiri revenue division.[1] It was a part of Ranga Reddy district before the re-organisation of districts in the state.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 India census,.[3] Malkajgiri had a population of 413,571. The population is 51% male and 49% female. Malkajgiri has an average literacy ratio of 87% with 321,525 total people literated. In terms of literacy, Malkajgiri ranks at 1st in K.V.Rangareddy district , higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 65%. In Malkajgiri, 7% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

The Malkajgiri Assembly Constituency is a new constituency formed after delimitation of constituencies. The General elections held in 2009 were the first elections to be held in this constituency. Akula Rajender Mudiraj was elected as MLA in 2009. In 2014 general assembly elections, C. Kanaka Reddy (TRS) won by 2768 votes against Ram Chander Rao.N (BJP).

Transport[edit]

Malkajgiri is well-connected with other parts of the city by road as well as rail.The Malkajgiri Railway Station located at backside of St. Martin High School will soon be converted into a major junction. Until now the station has 4 tracks and 3 Platforms in which 2nd&3rd Platforms are only Electrified. There is a Railway Reservation Complex too.[4] thereby connecting it to most of places by rail route.

Malkajgiri is less than 15 to 20 mins drive from Secunderabad Railway Station. It is also just 3 km away from Mettuguda junction where the road leading to Uppal and the International Airport is being expanded into eight lanes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medchal-Malkajgiri district" (PDF). Official website of Medchal district. Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Medchal−Malkajgiri district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 November 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "Census of India 2009: Data from the 2009 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  4. ^ "Proposal for the Fourth rail Terminal for Hyderabad and Electrification of whole line.". The Hindu. 21 June 2006. Retrieved 25 September 2009.