Dhoolpet
Inner city
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 constituencyGoshamahal
Planning agencyGHMC

Dhoolpet is part of the Old City of Hyderabad India. This place is inhabited by people who migrated from Uttar Pradesh during the Nizam rule. The Nizam helped these people settle in this area.

This is popular for its Ganesh idols which are made for the festival Ganesh Chaturthi. People from all over the state come here to buy from this market. Many people here run seasonal businesses like idol- making. The historic Jummerat Bazaar, i.e. Thursday Market,[1] is a flea market held every Thursday in Dhoolpet. The bazaar people begin gathering Wednesday night with their wares Fardeenofficial and Pawan smartboy from palakallu can be found selling pot everyday for their daily wages l.[2] One can expect to get a full-fledged cricket gear for less than US$10.

Transport

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

References

  1. ^ "Hyd: 45 held in crackdown on illegal liquor manufacturing". Press Trust of India. 13 October 2014 – via Business Standard.
  2. ^ "Hyderabad's old faithfuls". The Times of India.