Shamirpet Lake

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Shamirpet lake
Shamirpet Lake.jpg
Location Hyderabad
Coordinates 17°36′36″N 78°33′47″E / 17.610°N 78.563°E / 17.610; 78.563Coordinates: 17°36′36″N 78°33′47″E / 17.610°N 78.563°E / 17.610; 78.563
Type Reservoir
Basin countries India
A view of Shamirpet Lake in Shamirpet, Rangareddy district, Telangana, India.

Shamirpet Lake is an artificial lake near Hyderabad, India, it is about 24 kilometers north of Secunderabad. It was built during the Nizam reign.

The lake attracts many birds, making it a good birdwatching spot. A resort run by the Government of Telangana is located near the lake. The Outer Ring Road will pass close to the lake.[1] There are many resorts and Private Dhabas around the lake.You can also visit The famous Celebrity Club the 4 star Alankrita Resort and Leonia Resorts are not very far from the lake.Prestigious Institutes like NALSAR University of Law, Institute of Public Enterprise and Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani – Hyderabad Campuses are also situated near the lake.[2] There is a Jawahar Deer Park, which contains many deer, peacocks and different Birds, is also near to the lake. The Deer park is maintained by the Government of Telangana.[3]

Many people go there for a picnic or a get together. Many Telugu Films were shot there.[citation needed]

The Shamirpet Police takes care of the lake as there were many cases regarding drowning of people in this lake. There are many Warning Boards around the lake erected by the Authorities.[4]

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  1. ^ "Not the poorer cousin, anymore". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 2 April 2006. 
  2. ^ "Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani - Hyderabad". 
  3. ^ "APonline". 
  4. ^ "Drowning of people in Shamirpet lake". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 11 June 2008. 

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