Patny

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Patny
ప్యాట్నీ సర్కిల్
Neighbourhood
Patny is located in Telangana
Patny
Patny
Patny is located in India
Patny
Patny
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°28′34″N 78°28′58″E / 17.476111°N 78.482778°E / 17.476111; 78.482778Coordinates: 17°28′34″N 78°28′58″E / 17.476111°N 78.482778°E / 17.476111; 78.482778
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 003
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Secunderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Secunderabad
Planning agency GHMC
Website telangana.gov.in

Patny or Patny circle is a commercial shopping hub in Secunderabad, India.

History[edit]

There was a famous landmark called as Patny Motors. The historic Mehboob College is also located in Patny Circle.[1] Initially founded in 1862 by Mr. Somasundaram Mudaliar as a public school for primary education, a first in those days. This was also where Swami Vivekananda addressed a large gathering in 1893 before he left for Chicago.[2] This college building is declared as a heritage building by HUDA.[3]

Commercial area[edit]

The area is a major commercial and shopping area with lots of clothing stores. Clothing shops in Patny are particularly popular for sarees.[4] The restaurant like Taj Mahal is noted here. Recent additions include Hotel Taj Tristar, Taj Belsons and Grand Minerva. The Secunderabad Telephone Exchange and the General Post Office are located here. Manju cinema and Cache Furniture Mall are situated right next to the Taj Mahal hotel. Swapnalok complex, one of the earliest shopping mall along with the Minerva complex provide excellent choices for the shoppers. A lot of shops right across these two complexes sell the Kolhapuri variety of chappals.

Transport[edit]

The buses run by TSRTC connect Patny to all parts of the city. The closest MMTS Train station is at Secunderabad station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forum for better Hyderabad". : Forum For A Better Hyderabad. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  2. ^ "A reason to celebrate". : The Hindu, Hyderabad. 2006-06-17. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  3. ^ "64th Meeting Minutes,". : Hyderabad Urban Development Authority. 2006-05-27. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  4. ^ "Hyderabad: A Dazzling Array of Shopping Possibilities". : Pushpitha Wijesinghe. 2010-06-24. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 

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