|• Official||Telugu, Urdu|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Secundrabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Nampally|
Mehdipatnam is a major suburb in Hyderabad, India. It provides connectivity to the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport through the PV Narasimha Rao Expressway from major suburbs like Banjara Hills, Ameerpet, Begumpet, Kukatpally, Nampally, and Musheerabad. It derives its name from Nawab Mehdi Nawaz Jung who lived and owned the area during the Nizam's rule.
- 1 Commercial Area
- 2 Hospitals & Clinics
- 3 Transport
- 4 Education
- 5 Religious places
- 6 Neighbourhoods
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Mehdipatnam has seen enormous development in the last two decades. It is the center of shopping for many suburbs. It is an area always buzzing with people.
There is a vegetable market, Rythu bazaar here, making a good addition for vegetable shopping.
On the busy roads of Mehdipatnam, we can find street vendors selling toys, snacks, school and college textbooks, and garments. The recent trend in toys are air-borne toys, inverted cone shaped balloons. The business on streets is as much as in shops.
There are some popular restaurants, like Sarvi Bakers and dine-ins like Anupama, serving Hyderabadi food. Famous food chain stores like Dominos, KFC, Goli Vada Pav and Pizza Hut have been set up here recently. Swathi Tiffin Center is one of the oldest and favorites among the locals. Many fast-food and tiffin centers, chai bandis, ice cream parlors offers nothing less than a delight here. The suburb is at its best during the holy month of Ramzan, when the local hotels dish out haleem.
There are many shopping malls on the main road like Safa Arcade Commercial Complex, SGM Mall, Chandana Bros, R.S Bros, Chennai Shopping Mall, Max Collection, The malabaar jewellers and Kumar's. Satyanarayana & Sons. P Satyanarayana and Sons and Danish Jewellers are a couple of jewellery shops that attract many locals.
There are a number of small-sized shops that can serve ones grocery needs. In addition to these, a bunch of outlets of big super market chains came up in this area. Ratnadeep, More, Heritage Fresh and Reliance include the most promising ones.
Mehidipatnam has many movie theaters and multiplexes which entertain the local crowd on a daily basis. Amba theater, Eswar theater, Galaxy theater and Asian Multiplex include the most prominent ones.
Brands like Jawed Habib's, Naturals, Neeru's have made their entry here recently. Anything from medical stores to sweet and saltine hubs like Delhiwala, Pulla Reddy Sweets and supermarkets are available. Mehdipatnam even has function halls like Mahboob Mansion Function Hall that are rented out for marriages.
Hospitals & Clinics
Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital located here is famous in the entire country. It is a government hospital serving patients free of cost. Jayabhushan Hospital is a very old and famous multi-specialty hospital here. Other significant hospitals include Anusha hospital,Olive Hospital, Vasan Eye Care,Mina Multi Speciality Hospital, Premier Hospital, and MM Hospital. Many medical clinics and newly opened dr nayak dialysis centre can be found in this locality.
Mehdipatnam has a TSRTC bus depot, making it a hub of many buses bound to all parts of the city. It acts as a connector of various regions across the city like Uppal, Secundrabad, Lingampally, Koti, Gachibowli, Madhapur, Aramghar and others.
There are many schools and colleges here catering to students of all budgets.
The famous St. Anns College for Women is located here and along with the famous G. Pullareddy Educational Institutions, Prof. K. Nagi Reddy Educational & Cultural Society as well as G. Pullareddy Highshcool, Degree College, PG College and the very famous of OU G. Pullareddy College of Pharmacy, lal bahadur degree college
The famous schools of this locality
- Azra Public School
- Blooms Beyond Institute of Developmental Skills
- Blooming Buds Techno High School
- M.S. Creative School
- M.S High School
- Safdariya Girls Urdu Medium School
- Bright Star School
- Gowtham Model School
- Silicon Valley School
- Sri Chaitanya Techno School
- Happy Scholars
- Delhi Public School
- Vivekananda High School
- Narayanamma High School (Opp Mehdipatnam Bus Depot)
- Sharp scholar school
- Peace Angle High School
- G.Pulla Reddy High School
- Sunrise High School
Azizia Mosque, the main Islamic Center of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and Students Islamic Organisation of India is a beautiful and the largest mosque in Mehdipatnam. It consists of four floors with Wuzu Khana (Place of Ablution) at every floor. It witnesses a crowd of more than 7000 during Ramadan. Worshipers come from near and far to worship here. Worshipers consist not only of Indians but also Arabs, Africans & Turks. The Friday sermons are delivered both in Urdu and Arabic, which are chiefly focused on current/contemporary issues.
Khaja Gulshan Mosque
It is a centre of Ahl-e-sunnath ul Jamaat. It is one of the oldest mosques it has a beautiful dome and minaret. The dome is beautifully lit during the holy month of Ramadan making it the centre of attraction. It is very big.
Located in the Ayodhya Nagar colony. This mosque is currently under construction. Construction of the mosque started in early 2006. The land was subject to legal hassles before the construction took place. People used to pray on the barren land without any roof or covering 5 times a day battling the extreme heat of summers, rains and the winter. The area consists of a dome shaped mausoleum dating back many years. The ongoing plan includes construction of 4 tall minarets and a large dome. The construction is under progress. This huge mosque has the capacity to accommodate as many as 3000 people.
Qutub Shai Masjid
Located in Murad Nagar, Arab lane. This masjid was famous by the name of CHOTI MASJID.
Laxminagar Colony, Humayun Nagar, Navodaya Colony, Santosh nagar colony, Kanthinagar Colony, Amba Gardens, Padmanabha Nagar Colony, Santoshnagar, Vishwasnagar Colony, Muradnagar, Ayodhyanagar, Sarada Nagar, Gudimalkapur, SBI Colony, LIC Colony, Jaya Nagar, Dilshadnagar, Attapur, Upperpally and Hyderguda are the neighbourhoods of Mehdipatnam.