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Rainbow Shopping Mall in Tirumalagiri
|• Body||Cantonment Board, Secunderabad|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Secunderabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Cantonment|
|Planning agency||Cantonment Board, Secunderabad|
The suburb has many smaller residential townships. Adjacent suburbs like Karkhana and AOC centre are often considered part of Tirumalagiri. In the past 15 years, this suburb has become an important residential area in the twin cities. Many colonies, townships and apartments came up in this suburb.
Close by a small lake known as the Hasmathpet fish to the city.
Historically, Secunderabad constituted a combination of three villages namely, Tirumalagiri, Bowenpally and Marredpally. It has some historic buildings built during the British era like an old British Jail, a Medical college. Sir Ronald Ross who discovered cure for Malaria worked not far from this place at Sir Ronald Ross Institute of Parasitology.
There are many shops for all kinds of needs in this suburb. In 2002, a lot of garment factory outlets opened in the suburb. Many branded clothes for all ranges can be found here at discounted prices. Because of this, people from many parts of the city come to shop here.
TheRTA office, the office of the Transport Department, which serves entire Secunderabad Region (AP 10), is a major landmark. Many banks started operating since 2002, catering to the growing population of this suburb, like SBI etc..
Specialist Grocery shops like FabIndia, Food World are located here.
A modern mall, Rainbow Mall has some good shops and restaurants, including Fab India. The old Monda Market was shifted during the TDP Govt regime near Hasmatpet lake. The Government built a big wholesale market for vegetables called as Bowenpally Market Yard (believed to be the largest market yard in Asia).
There are many fast food joints. In January 2007, McDonald's opened its second restaurant in Hyderabad here. Other eateries in this locality are KFC, Cafe Latte, Xtreme Sports Bar, Olives & Cheese, Koffee & Kebabs, Baskin Robbins, Pizza Haven and many bakeries such as Vacs Pastry and Cake Basket. Specialist Hyderabadi Restaurants like Hyderabad House, Biryani Durbar and The Pride Residency (includes lodging) are located here. Punjabi Restaurants like Punjabi Affair, Jeet's Kitchen, Ganesh Dhaba, Ghungroo Restaurant and a multi cuisine restaurant like Pepper Pods.
The function halls here are popular for weddings and other parties like SMR Jayalaxmi Gardens (RTC Colony), Teachers CO-Operative Society Community Hall (Teachers Colony), Anubhav Gardens (Hanuman Temple near RTA), Jooluri Vajramma Kalyana Mandapam (Currently Under Renovation), Modern Function Plaza (Lalbazar), Leela Gardens (Near Teachers Colony), Mahatma Gandhi Community Hall (Main Rd Lalbazar)
There are some good Schools and Colleges in this suburb. Notable are Delhi Public School, New Ushodaya High School (Subhash Nagar),Sherwood Public School, St Andrews School, St Josephs High School, Holy Family Girls High School, Kendriya Vidyalaya Gowtham Model School, Army School R. K. Puram.
Some colleges are St Josephs Junior College, Ken Degree College, Little Flower Junior and Degree College.
This suburb is well connected with roads. The Rajiv Rahadari (Highway) which connects Secunderabad to the northern Telangana districts of Andhra Pradesh passes through this suburb.
National Highway 7 (NH7) is 4 km from this suburb. There is a link road that connects NH 7 to ECIL 'X' Roads and further and it passes through this suburb. This junctions has become one of the major intersections in the twin cities. A lot of transportation through trucks takes place via this road. Due to this there is a lot of traffic congestion during peak hours.
All RTC buses numbered 21 to 25 and 147 come to Tirumalagiri.
Colonies in Tirumalagiri
Listed below are some popular and highly developed colonies in Tirumalagiri.
Indira Nagar colony, Kanajiguda, Sri Padma Nabha Nagar Colony (Besides Indian Airlines colony), Tirumala Enclave, Teachers Colony,Nehru Centunary Colony Jupiter Colony, Indian Airlines Colony, Surya Enclave, A.W.H.O Ved Vihar, Durgavihar Colony, SBH Colony, RTC Colony, IOB Colony, Ravi Colony, Sardar Patel Colony, Chandragiri Colony, P&T Colony, Aruna Enclave, Sri Nagar Colony, Banjara Nagar, LB Nagar, Sri Sai Enclave, Sai Sagar Enclave, Mansarovar Heights, Gunrock Enclave, Central Battary, Jaya bharata cooperative housing society.
Suburbs around Tirumalagiri
- Secunderabad City 5 km
- Begumpet Airport 6.5 km (via Tadbund)
- Karkhana 2 km
- Bowenpally Old and New 3 km
- Sikh Village 2 km
- Tadbund 3 km
- ECIL X Roads 8 km
- Alwal 3.5 km
- Bolarum 6 km
- Marredpally East and West 4 km
- Sainikpuri 6 km
- Balanagar 5 km
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