Mehdipatnam

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Mehdipatnam
neighbourhood
Mehdipatnam is located in Telangana
Mehdipatnam
Mehdipatnam
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°23′45″N 78°25′52″E / 17.3959°N 78.4312°E / 17.3959; 78.4312Coordinates: 17°23′45″N 78°25′52″E / 17.3959°N 78.4312°E / 17.3959; 78.4312
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu & Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 028
Vehicle registration TS-13
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nampally
Planning agency GHMC

Mehdipatnam is a major suburb in Hyderabad, India.[1] It provides connectivity to the Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Airport through PV Narasimha Rao Elevated Expressway Corridor from major suburbs like Banjara Hills, Ameerpet, Begumpet, Kukatpally, Nampally, Musheerabad etc. It derived its name from Nawab Mehdi Nawaz Jung who lived and owned the area during the Nizam's rule.

It is 12 km away from the IT corridor of Gachibowli and Madhapur.

Commercial Area[edit]

Mehdipatnam has seen enormous development in the last decade. 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.

Street Vendors[edit]

On the busy roads of Mehdipatnam, we can find street vendors selling toys, snacks, kids garments etc. The recent trend in toys are air-borne toys, inverted cone shaped balloons. The business on streets is as much as in shops.

Food[edit]

There are some popular restaurants serving Hyderabadi food like Sarvi Bakers and dine-ins like Anupama. The most famous food chains like Dominos, KFC Chicken, Goli Vada Pav and Pizza Hut have been set up 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 delight here. The suburb is at its best during the Holy month of Ramzan, when the local hotels dish out haleem.

Shopping Malls[edit]

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, Kumar's. Satyanarayana & Sons is the gold jewelry shopping center that attracts many locals.

Others[edit]

Brands like Jawed Habib's, Naturals, Neeru's have made their entry here recently. Anything from medical stores to sweet and namkheen hubs like Delhiwala, Pulla Reddy Sweets and supermarkets are available. Mehdipatnam even has function halls like Mahboob Mansion Function Hall and others.

Hospitals[edit]

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 here. Others significant hospitals include Olive Hospital, Vasan Eye Care, Premier Hospital, MM Hospital etc. There are abundant clinics available in interior parts of the locality.

Transport[edit]

Mehdipatnam has an 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.

The closest MMTS Train stations are at Nampally and Lakdikapool.

Schools[edit]

There are many schools here catering to all budgets.

The famous St. Anns College for Women is located here and also the famous G. Pullareddy Educational Institutions, Prof. K. Nagi Reddy Educational & Cultural Society are also located here. G. Pullareddy Highshcool, Degree College, PG College and the very famous of OU G. Pullareddy College of Pharmacy,

The famous schools of this locality

  • Blooming Buds Techno High School
  • Blooms Beyond Institute of Developmental Skills
  • M.S. Creative School
  • M.S High School
  • Azra Public School,
  • Safdariya Girls Urdu Medium School
  • Bright Star School
  • Gowtham Model School
  • Silicon Valley School
  • Happy Scholars
  • Delhi Public School
  • Vivekananda High School
  • Narayanamma High School, Migh Colony,Opp Mehdipatnam Bus Depot
  • sharp scholar school
  • Peace Angle High School.

G.Pulla Reddy High School

Religious places[edit]

Sri Rajarajeshwari Temple[edit]

Sri Rajarajeshwari Temple is located in MIGH colony of Mehdipatnam. It is one of the famous temples housing the Hindu Gods and Goddesses like Rajarajeshwari, Shiva and Parvati, Hanuman, and Shiva Lingam. Famous for its regular pujas and special rituals on auspicious days and festivals, the temple is abuzz all days with devotes. Along with daily morning and evening Aarti, there are other pujas like Abhisheka, Kumkum Archana on Fridays, Aaku puja on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The prasadam includes Pulihora, Laddu, Daddojanam made by the official priests residing in the temple premises. The temple has been recently taken under management Government of Telangana.

Azizia Mosque[edit]

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 & Turkish. The Friday sermons are delivered both in Urdu and Arabic, which are chiefly focused on current/contemporary issues.

Khaja Gulshan Mosque[edit]

It is a centre of Ahl-e-sunnath ul Jamaat. 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.

Masjid-e-Gumbad[edit]

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[edit]

Located in Murad Nagar, Arab lane. This masjid was famous by the name of CHOTI MASJID.

Neighbourhoods[edit]

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,hyderguda

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