A report on Hyderabad

A 17th century Deccani School miniature of Qutb Shahi ruler Abul Hasan Qutb Shah with Sufi singers in the Mehfil-(“gathering to entertain or praise someone”).
The Qutb Shahi Tombs at Ibrahim Bagh are the tombs of the seven Qutb Shahi rulers.
A mill with a canal connecting to Hussain Sagar lake. Following the introduction of railways in the 1880s, factories were built around the lake.
Hussain Sagar lake, built during the reign of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, was once the source of drinking water for Hyderabad.
Blackbucks grazing at Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park
Telangana Legislature
The GHMC is divided into six municipal zones
A GHMC sweeper cleaning the Tank Bund Road
The NTR Gardens is among the gardens in the vicinity of Hussain Sagar lake serving as a recreation park.
Optimist and Laser dinghies during the Hyderabad Sailing Week Regatta at Hussain Sagar
HITEC City, the hub of information technology companies
Middle class apartments in Uppal Kalan—a rural–urban fringe of Hyderabad city
Bridalwear shops in Laad Bazaar, near the Charminar
Makkah Masjid constructed during the Qutb Shahi and Mughal rule in Hyderabad
Ravindra Bharati an auditorium named after Rabindranath Tagore.
An 18th century Bidriware, water pipe base of Hookah, displayed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Hyderabadi biryani along with other Hyderabadi cuisine
Osmania University College of Arts
The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Hyderabad Metro

Capital and largest city of the Indian state of Telangana and the de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh.

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Telangana

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State in India situated on the south-central stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau.

State in India situated on the south-central stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau.

Ramagiri Fort ruins at Kalvacherla in Peddapalli district is an ancient fort initially built by the Sathavahanas and modified many times by other dynasties till the 16th century.
Kota Gullu, temple ruins built in the 12th century by Kakatiyas at Ghanpur, Mulug in Warangal district.
Golconda Fort
Telangana and its neighbours
Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) near Hyderabad
Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple in Yadadri
Telangana at the time of formation on 2 June 2014.
Telangana new districts created in 2016
Telangana Legislative Assembly building
Coal Handling Ropeway near Manuguru, Bhadradri Kothagudem district.
Paddy fields in Warangal district
The HITEC City is a major IT hub of Hyderabad
Kuntala Waterfall in Adilabad district
The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) Bus
The Kacheguda AC Double Decker Express of South Central Railway zone.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Sammakka Saralamma Jatara is a famous Hindu festival in Telangana
Kakatiya Kala Thoranam within the Warangal Fort
Sita Ramachandraswamy temple, Bhadrachalam
Main gate of NIT Warangal
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

On 2 June 2014, the area was separated from the northwestern part of Andhra Pradesh as the newly formed state with Hyderabad as its capital.

Hyderabad State

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Hyderabad (dark green) and Berar Province, not a part of Hyderabad State but also the Nizam's Dominion between 1853 and 1903 (light green)
On 22 February 1937, a cover story by Time called Osman Ali Khan, Asif Jah VII the wealthiest man in the world
Maharaja Sir Kishen Pershad was the Prime Minister of Hyderabad State between 1901–1912 and 1926–1937
Five rupee banknote of the Hyderabad State
Main street of Hyderabad with Charminar, 1890
(From left to right): Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Nizam VII and army chief Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri after Hyderabad's accession to India
Hyderabad state in 1956 (in yellowish-green). After the reorganisation in 1956, Regions of the state west of Red and Blue lines merged with Bombay and Mysore states respectively and rest of the state (Telangana) was merged with Andhra State to form the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Hyderabad State 1901 with Districts
Hyderabad State in 1909 with Divisions and New Districts
1937 Hyderabad State stamp featuring the Osmania General Hospital.
A locomotive at the Secunderabad Station (circa 1928)
Coat of Arms of Nizam of Hyderabad (1869–1911)
Coat of Arms of Nizam of Hyderabad (1911–1947)
Coat of Arms of Nizam of Hyderabad (1947–1948)
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18th century–1900
1900–1947

Hyderabad State, also known as Hyderabad Deccan, was a princely state located in the south-central Deccan region of India with its capital at the city of Hyderabad.

Mir Osman Ali Khan in 1926

Mir Osman Ali Khan

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The last Nizam (ruler) of the Princely State of Hyderabad, the largest princely state in British India.

The last Nizam (ruler) of the Princely State of Hyderabad, the largest princely state in British India.

Mir Osman Ali Khan in 1926
The Nizam when he ascended the throne at 25 years of age
Silver coin: 1 rupee Hyderabad State, Mir Osman Ali Khan, 1913
The Nizam pays homage to King George and Queen Mary at the Delhi Durbar, December 1911.
President of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito meeting with the Nizam, c. 1956
The Nizam with the Al-Quaiti Royal Family
The Nizam with King Saud during his visit to Hyderabad
The Nizam at the inauguration of the Osmania University Arts College, c. 1937
(From left to right): Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, the Nizam and Major General Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri after Hyderabad's accession to India
The Nizam with his heir apparent and grandson Mukarram Jah
The Nizam with the then Prime minister of India Lal Bahadur Shastri

Because of the indomitable attitude of zenana (the women) who were determined to send Mir Osman Ali Khan out of Hyderabad for further studies, he pursued them at Mayo College after consultation with the principal nobles of the Paigah family.

Andhra Pradesh

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Andhra Pradesh (, abbr.

Andhra Pradesh (, abbr.

Telugu Thalli
Rajmahal of Chandragiri Fort
Gandikota fort view
Archaeological Museums map of Andhra Pradesh
Mangrove forest near Kakinada
Map of Andhra Pradesh
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District court, Guntur
West Godavari district Collectorate complex, Eluru
Telugu Talli Statue near Kondareddy Buruju, Kurnool
Visakhapatnam is an important commercial hub of the state
Visakhapatnam skyline, overlooking seaport
Aerial View of Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL)
Isuzu Motors India manufacturing plant aerial view
Tech Mahindra Development Centre, Visakhapatnam
IBM-Software-IconicCampus-Visakhapatnam
CELKON Manufacturing plant at Tirupati
Mangampet Barytes
Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station
Srisailam Hydel power project
Kondapalli Toys at a house in Vijayawada
Kuchipudi dance
Vegetarian Andhra meal, served on important occasions
Undavalli Caves, is a monolithic example of Indian rock-cut architecture and one of the finest testimonials to ancient viswakarma sthapathis.
Gandikota Canyon
Vijayawada-Guntur Expressway section of NH 16
NH 140 near Tirupati
Vijayawada railway station
Map of airports and airstrips of Andhra Pradesh
Map of seaports in Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam seaport
A ship at the Visakhapatnam port
Map of universities in Andhra Pradesh
Agriculture University, Guntur
ICI Tirupati
SVU Admin Building
S V Agricultural College Tirupati
SPA Vijayawada
Satish Dhawan Space Centre [SDSC], Sriharikota, Nellore
Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA–VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh topographical map
Krishna River at Srisailam
Srikalahasti Temple
Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala
Rock-cut Buddha statue at Bojjannakonda near Anakapalle, Visakhapatnam.
Lush green farms in Konaseema, East Godavari
Map of Sugar industries in Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad will remain as a joint capital for not exceeding ten years.

Charminar

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The Charminar being repaired in August 2016
Charminar, Char Kaman and Gulzar Houz, photographed by Lala Deen Dayal in the 1880s
Panorama of Charminar complex, showing the Charminar, Mecca Masjid and Nizamia Hospital
Char Kaman seen from the top of the Charminar
A replica of the Charminar built in the Bahadurabad, Karachi, Pakistan.
Silver one rupee coin from the princely state of Hyderabad, featuring the Charminar.
Five Hyderabadi Rupee note issued during the reign of Asaf Jah VII.
Charminar on a cloudy day
A minaret of the Charminar
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Clock of the Charminar -(installed by the 6th Nizam Mir Mahbub Ali Khan)
Interior
Mosque on Second Floor
Charminar
Charminar at night
Charminar in Tri-Colors

The Charminar constructed in 1591, is a monument located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Secunderabad

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Twin city and one of the six zones of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation in the Indian state of Telangana.

Twin city and one of the six zones of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation in the Indian state of Telangana.

James street circa 1880, an important shopping district in Secunderabad
Banner celebrating 200 years of Secunderabad
Trimulgherry Entrenchment where British troops were stationed
Road sign by MCH
Secunderabad Club c.1902
Garden Restaurant established 1952, opposite to the Clock Tower
The first car showroom that was opened in Secunderabad in 1912 at James Street, c. 1950
Regional passport office in Secunderabad
Secunderabad Railway Station, the busiest rail and bus junction in the city
Tank Bund road, an important road which connects the cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad

Although both the cities are together referred to as the twin cities, Hyderabad and Secunderabad have different histories and cultures, with Secunderabad having developed directly under British rule until 1948, and Hyderabad as the capital of the Nizams' princely state of Hyderabad.

Deccan plateau, Hyderabad, India

Deccan Plateau

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Located between the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats, and is loosely defined as the peninsular region between these ranges that is south of the Narmada river.

Located between the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats, and is loosely defined as the peninsular region between these ranges that is south of the Narmada river.

Deccan plateau, Hyderabad, India
The Deccan Plateau is a major part of South India (see inset for north and south Deccan Plateau)
Hogenakal Falls, Tamil Nadu
Tiruvannamalai hill, often regarded as the southern tip of the Deccan plateau, the city of Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu itself considered the gateway to the plateau
Near Hampi, Karnataka
Rock formations at Hyderabad, Telangana Hills of granite boulders are a common feature of the landscape on the Deccan plateau.
Deccan Traps in Maharashtra

Industries (located in Hyderabad, Warangal, and Kurnool) produce cotton textiles, sugar, foodstuffs, tobacco, paper, machine tools, and pharmaceuticals.

Hyderabadi cuisine

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Faluda

Hyderabadi cuisine (native: Hyderabadi Ghizaayat), also known as Deccani cuisine, is the native cooking style of the Hyderabad, India.

A view of NSR bus on Tank Bund road c. 1932

Hussain Sagar

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A view of NSR bus on Tank Bund road c. 1932
Boating point in the lake
Boating Ghat near Hussain Sagar
Hussainsagar Lake Wetland Eco Region

Hussain Sagar (alternatively referred to as Tank Bund; ) is a heart-shaped lake in Hyderabad, Telangana, built by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah in 1563.

Warangal

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City in the Indian state of Telangana and the district headquarters of Warangal district.

City in the Indian state of Telangana and the district headquarters of Warangal district.

Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation
Police patrol vehicle in Warangal
NIT Warangal, established in 1959
Kakatiya Medical College
A few Tourist attraction spots in Warangal Tri-Cities
Bhadrakali Temple in Warangal

The three cities are connected by National Highway 163 (Hyderabad–Bhuvanagiri–Warangal–Bhopalpatnam).