Mahbubnagar district Profile

Mahbubnagar district profile : Mahbubnagar is one of the districts in Telangana. This is located 100 meters away from Hyderabad. This is the district from where the only chief minister from Hyderabad state came from. Earlier name of this region was Palamuru. In 1883 AD its name was changed as Mahbubnagar in memory of 6 th Nizam Meer Mahaboob Alipasha. Krishna and Tungabhadra are the major rivers that flow through the district. The district is spread in 18432 square kilometers and has five revenue divisions. This is the biggest district in Telangana as far as area is concerned.

Mahbubnagar district Profile

There are 64 mandals in Mahbubnagar district. Total number of villages in Mahbubnagar mandals is 1550. There are 4 municipalities and 108 municipal wards. Number of towns are seven, gram panchayats are 1348 and notified gram panchayats are 23. The district shares borders with Rangareddy, Nalgonda, Guntur, Kurnool, Raichur and Gulbarga.

Here is the Mahbubnagar history. This region was earlier called Palamooru and Rukmammapeta. Later it was changed to Mahbubnagar . This was the headquarter since 1883 AD. This region was mostly ruled by small time rulers such as zamindars and Landlords. Palamuru played a key role in the fight against Nizam rule. Many people have died in the hands of Nizam army. People in this region are still under the poverty line and historians did not pay much attention to this place, it is said. The place was also ruled by Mouryas, Satavahanas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Kakatiyas, Bhamanis, Qutubshahis and Mughals. Nizam rule began since 1724 AD and the region continued in the Nizam kingdom till Hyderabad state was merged in India after independence.

Mahbubnagar is the biggest district in Telangana. Along with Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers, Dindi and Dundubhi rivers are also flowing in this district. There used to be thirteen assembly constituencies but now there are fourteen and two Lok Sabha constituencies. Burgula Ramakrishna Rao, Suravaram Pratap Reddy, Pallerla Hanumantha Rao, Jaipal Reddy, DK Aruna, Jupalli Krishna Rao, Nagam Janardhan Reddy, and P Shankar Rao are among those who were elected from here. Burgula Ramakrishna Rao was also the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. Alampur, Manyam Konda, Kurumurthy, Sri Rangapur are the famous temples inMahbubnagar district. Other tourist attractions are Pillalamarri, Beechupalli, Varahabad, Jurala, Koyilakonda, Saralasagar and so on. Gadwal fort, Koyilakonda fort, Chandraghad Fort, Panagal Fort are other attractions in the district. The district is also famous for Narayanpet sarees.

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