Balapur
Town and Mandal
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictRangareddy District
Government
 • BodyGHMC
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTS
Lok Sabha constituencyChevella
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMaheshwaram
Planning agencyBadangpet Nagara panchayat
Civic agencyGHMC

Balapur is a suburb in Ranga Reddy district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is located in Balapur mandal of Kandukur revenue division.[1] Balapur is one of the biggest refugee settlements in India, especially Rohingyas.[2]

Culture

The place is known for the auction of Laddu prasadam during Vinayaka Chavithi.[3] The annual procession of Vinayaka Chaviti, starts from Balapur in old city.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Rangareddy district" (PDF). New Districts Formation Portal. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 October 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Amidst COVID-19 crisis, high-risk Rohingya refugees in Hyderabad live in fear".
  3. ^ "Front Page : Balapur laddu fetches 5.35 lakh". The Hindu. 23 September 2010. Archived from the original on 10 November 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Hyderabad tightens security for Ganesh immersions". sify.com. Archived from the original on 24 September 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2014.