Rukn-ud-Daula lake

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Rukn-ud-Daula lake or Rukunu Dowla Lake is a historic lake situated in Shivarampally village near Hyderabad, India.


The lake was constructed in 1770 by Nawab Rukn-ud-Daula, prime minister of the third Nizam.[1] Reputedly originally 104 acres, the lake has been subject of controversy over claims of encroachment.


  1. ^ "Construction on historic lake bed stalled". Times of India. 20 April 2011. Retrieved 2016-06-27.