Masab Tank

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Masab Tank
neighbourhood
Masab Tank is located in Telangana
Masab Tank
Masab Tank
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°24′04″N 78°27′22″E / 17.401°N 78.456°E / 17.401; 78.456Coordinates: 17°24′04″N 78°27′22″E / 17.401°N 78.456°E / 17.401; 78.456
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 028
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nampally
Planning agency GHMC

Masab Tank is a distorted version of Maa-Sahaba Tank. Maa-Sahaba was a title endowed on Hayat Bakshi Begum, wife of Qutub Shahi VI. The ‘Talab’ or tank was built by Khanum Agha, Qutub Shah V’s mother, but it became famous after his wife as ‘Talab-e-Maa-Sahaba’. The upgraded ‘Maa Sahaba Talab’ got anglicized to Masab Tank.[1]

The modern Masab Tank is a major suburb in Hyderabad, India. The area lies at the junction of Road#1, Banjara Hills and the road connecting Humayun Nagar and Lakdi Ka Pul.

The JNTU College of Fine Arts is located there. The old JNTU campus is still located beside the JNTU College of Fine Arts. Now the Old JNTU campus is known as Government Polytechnic, Hyderabad[2] The Government Polytechnic is one of the most famous polytechnics of Andhra Pradesh. according to the State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET)[3] , the Masab Tank Government Polytechnic is the number one ranking polytechnic across the Andhra Pradesh. The 10-storey Income Tax Towers house the income tax department. The office houses Chief Commissioners of Income Tax, important IRS officers. Our player Mohammed siraj ,our actor gullu Dada and our mayor Majid Hussain is also from masab tank

Commercial area[edit]

Masab Tank has malls and shopping areas. Hyderabad Business centre is located there.

Transport[edit]

TSRTC runs the buses connecting it to all parts of the city.

The closest MMTS Train station is at Lakdi Ka Pul.

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