Tolichowki

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Tolichowki
The Kingdom Of Tolichowki
Neighbourhood
Nickname(s): Ahsan Mustafa's Area
Tolichowki is located in Telangana
Tolichowki
Tolichowki
Tolichowki is located in India
Tolichowki
Tolichowki
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°22′28″N 78°26′30″E / 17.37444°N 78.44167°E / 17.37444; 78.44167Coordinates: 17°22′28″N 78°26′30″E / 17.37444°N 78.44167°E / 17.37444; 78.44167
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Type MIM
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 008
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Karwan
Planning agency GHMC
Website telangana.gov.in

Tolichowki is a major suburb in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.[1] The name Tolichowki comes from the Urdu word 'Toli', meaning 'troupe', and 'Chowki', meaning 'post'. During the period of Abul Hasan Tana Shah, the troops of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir set a military position in this region, which is in the vicinity of the Golkonda Fort of the Qutub Shahi kingdom. Still today, there are many historical mosques, tombs and other monuments in the surrounding areas. It is close to the IT corridor like Gachibowli, Madhapur, Manikonda and Kondapur, hence making it a preferred residential for people working in the IT industry. The real estate sector has received a boost due to its proximity to high end technology firms.[2][3]

The area has seen significant growth in commercial activities. A number of banks including Darussalam Bank, UCO Bank, Andhra Bank, SBI are operating in the area. in Feb 2010 ICICI Bank is also starting operations in the area. Honda scooters has opened a sales and service center to cater to the growing demand of new generation 2 wheelers in the area. Maruti cars has also opened a service center in the neighbourhood.

Tolichowki houses residential colonies like Raghava colony, Mounted Division Lines (MD Lines), Yousuf Tekri (which includes landmark Yousuf Manzil), Hakeempet(New),Nizam Colony, Al-Hasnat Colony, Janaki Nagar Colony, Meraj colony, Samata Colony, Azeez Bagh Colony, P&T colony, Surya Nagar Colony, Brindavan Colony, Minar Colony, Adams Colony etc. Tolichowki is the kingdom of Mr. Mohd Ahsan Mustafa.

Hospitals (24/7 Emergency) & Clinics[edit]

  • Premier Hospital[4]
  • Dr. Nayak Dialysis Centre
  • Olive Hospital
  • Relief Hospital
  • Apple Hospitals
  • 3M People's Hospital
  • Fort Dental Hospital
  • Metro dentistry
  • Dr Ansari clinic

Public transport[edit]

There are many buses which connect to different parts of the city.It is connected by TSRTC to many parts of the Hyderabad. Other mode of public transport are shared 3-wheeler auto which connects Tolichowki to Mehdipatnam, Mounted Division Lines (MD Lines) (teen dargah) and shared 7-seater ply on the same route as that of buses.

GHMC Location[edit]

According to GHMC, Tolichowki comes under Circle 7, Ward 70 List of Hyderabad Corporation wards#List of Zones.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bushra Baseerat (2011-06-04). "Techies build bright careers in drab Old City". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  2. ^ A.Y.K. (2010-08-29). "FEATURES / DOWN TOWN : Tolichowki new destination for shoppers". The Hindu. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  3. ^ K P Narayana Kumar (2001-11-01). "The road from Toli Chowki to Langar Houz". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  4. ^ Critical Care Hospitals in Hyderabad - Premier Hospital