Dhoolpet
Inner city
Dhoolpet is located in Telangana
Dhoolpet
Dhoolpet
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°22′28″N 78°27′39″E / 17.37444°N 78.46083°E / 17.37444; 78.46083Coordinates: 17°22′28″N 78°27′39″E / 17.37444°N 78.46083°E / 17.37444; 78.46083
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictHyderabad
MetroHyderabad
Government
 • BodyGHMC
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 006
Lok Sabha constituencyHyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKarwan
Planning agencyGHMC

Dhoolpet is part of the Old City of Hyderabad India, partly inhabited by people who migrated from Uttar Pradesh during the Nizam rule.[citation needed]

The area is well-known for illegal bootlegging.[1] The Jummerat Bazaar (Thursday Market) is a flea market held every Thursday in Dhoolpet.[2]

Transport

Dhoolpet, situated near Afzalgunj, is connected by TSRTC buses (80 from Afzalgunj and 2J from Sec'bad). The closest MMTS train station is Uppuguda and railway station is Nampally.

References

  1. ^ "Hyd: 45 held in crackdown on illegal liquor manufacturing". Press Trust of India. 13 October 2014 – via Business Standard "The city police have arrested 45 persons in a massive cordon-and-search operation in Dhoolpet area here in a crackdown on manufacturing of illicit liquor...The area is notorious for bootlegging".
  2. ^ "Hyderabad's old faithfuls". The Times of India.