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Kanjerla Laxminarayana Yadav Park
Kanjerla Laxminarayana Yadav Park
Sanathnagar is located in Telangana
Sanathnagar is located in India
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°29′N 78°25′E / 17.483°N 78.417°E / 17.483; 78.417Coordinates: 17°29′N 78°25′E / 17.483°N 78.417°E / 17.483; 78.417
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
 • Body GHMC
 • Official Telugu & Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 018
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Secunderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sanathnagar
Planning agency GHMC
Civic agency GHMC

Sanathnagar is an industrial and residential suburb in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, and is one of the most densely populated suburbs in India.[1][2]

In the past, it served as a residential area for officers, known as SRT quarters. It has since grown to include neighboring localities such as Czech Colony, parts of BK Guda, Subhash Nagar Colony, Tulisi Nagar, Jayaprakash Nagar Colony, and the ESI area.


The industrial area of Sanathnagar includes small and medium-scale chemical, pharmaceutical, electrical, and mechanical industries.[3] It also has large pharmaceutical companies like Bright Star Rubber, Divi's, Sipra, Gland Pharma Limited, and Lamco along with several major automobile service centers. GM Motors, TATA Motors, Toyota, Chevrolet, Daewoo, Bajaj, Volvo, Skoda are located here. The main branch of the post office is also located in this industrial area.

The engineering companies Voltas and Allwyn were formerly located in Sanathnagar, along with automobile manufacturer Ashok Leyland.

A real estate boom has taken over the once peaceful Czech colony.

Now with Bakelyte Hylam made a residential property, purchased and developed by Lodha Group, a gated community is coming up at Sanathnagar with the name CASA Paradiso. Swamy Talkies, an age-old cinema theater, has been converted into a function hall. Major national banks such as the State Bank of India, HDFC, State Bank of Hyderabad, Andhra Bank and big retail stores like D-Mart are also located here. Urbanization can be seen in areas like the Czech colony, and in other pockets of this suburb.

The Sunday Market located at Sanathnagar-Erragadda main road is one of the busiest, selling all kinds of second hand goods and many other miscellaneous items.


The early schools set up in this area include Covells High School, the first school established[citation needed] in 1964. It was followed in 1965 by St. Theresa's Girls High School. Hindu Public School is the largest school in Sanathnagar. Other schools located in this suburb are the Rose Buds High School, Neena High School (established in 1984), Vasistha Vidyalaya, Vidyanjali High School, Rainbow School, Gautami Vidya Dhamam, Jai Bharati School and the Little Scholars School. The Hindu college for women is a prominent college in the suburb. crescent convent school established in 1996.


St. Theresa's Hospital, one of the earliest hospitals in the area

St. Theresa's Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in the area. This hospital has recently undergone renovations to accommodate more wards. The government owned ESI hospital is also present here. A chest hospital, a TB hospital, and a hospital for mental health are among the other government institutions located near the suburb, providing health care for the poor.


The citizens of this area are generally peaceful, and come from different backgrounds and a variety of religions.

The Hanuman temple at Czech colony is one of the famous sites of Hinduism. Christianity was brought to this area by the Salesian missionaries. Famous churches in the area include St. Theresa's Church, Baptist Church, and St. Paul's Church at Czech Colony.

The Masjid close to the bus depot is a famous one known as Jafri Masjid. Apart from this there are few other Masjids such as Masjid-e-Quba & Masjid-e-Ibrahimia. The Eid gah near the Jafri Masjid is also famous where Eid namaz are being offered.


One of Sanathnagar's many municipal parks

Sanathnagar is known for its municipal parks found all over its suburbs, creating a natural atmosphere. Laxmi Yadav Park, a notable recent addition, is now one of the most beloved parks in the area. Wide open spaces such as the Welfare Ground, Milad Ground, Vinayak Ground, and Nehru Ground provide good sporting avenues for the youth. The Sanathnagar-Fathenagar-Balkampet Flyover, providing a good aerial view of the Begumpet airport, is commonly enjoyed by the public in the evenings.

Welfare Ground was one of the biggest open fields for playing cricket. This ground looks like a small cricket stadium. In summer this is occupied with about 300-400 people playing cricket daily. Now it also includes a swimming centre.


MMTS station at Sanathnagar

Sanathnagar has a TSRTC bus terminal, linking it to all the major suburbs of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, along with a MMTS station providing local rail connectivity to parts of Hyderabad.


Sanathnagar consists of several other smaller localities such as Fathenagar, BK Guda, Ravindra Nagar Colony, part of Sanjiva Reddy Nagar, Czech Colony, Subhash Nagar Colony, Jayaprakash Nagar Colony, and ESI (Hospital and Quarters).


The Sanathnagar constituency is currently represented in the Telangana Legislative Assembly by Talasani Srinivas Yadav and 101 Constituency Corporator Dr. Ayub Khan.[4][5]


Sanathnagar has all the necessary stores ranging from Aurvedic shop to hot chips shop. Raghavendra Silks is the leading store in Sanathanagar established in 1989 .