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Kachiguda
Kacheguda
Kachiguda Railway Station
Kachiguda Railway Station
Kachiguda is located in Telangana
Kachiguda
Kachiguda
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°23′29″N 78°29′43″E / 17.391269°N 78.49524°E / 17.391269; 78.49524Coordinates: 17°23′29″N 78°29′43″E / 17.391269°N 78.49524°E / 17.391269; 78.49524
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictHyderabad
MetroHyderabad
Government
 • BodyGreater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 027
Lok Sabha constituencySecunderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAmberpet
Planning agencyGHMC

Kachiguda is one of the old suburbs in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The third largest railway station in Hyderabad, Kacheguda railway station, built during the Nizam rule, is a major landmark of Kachiguda.

History

The name was derived from the Kachi community, which still has a sizeable population near the Kacheguda railway station.[1]

Locality

Kachiguda business activities include textiles, ready-made garments, and footwear for economical buyers.

This locality also has a cinema hub with cinema theaters like INOX Kachiguda (Multiplex), Venkatramana 70mm, Padmavati 35mm, Tarakrama 70mm and Kumar 70mm.

Reliance Trends and Reliance Digital outlets are also located in Kachiguda.

There is also a hotel, Tourist Plaza Hotel, which was recently rebuilt.[citation needed] The locality also has various other hotels and restaurants.[2]

There is a Shri Khatu Shyam Baba temple[3] where khatu shyam(barbarika) is worshipped as lord krishna, and this temple is popularly known as veeranna gutta as the self arisen idol of lord veerabadra was found first in the temple, which is located in front of the railway station, providing services such as free physiotherapy, free food to poor people at lunch time, and daily prasad offered to all devotees who come for darshan of Shri Shyam Baba.

Kachiguda is the hub of the Marwadi, Jain, Gujarati and Telugu communities. There is a Jain temple (Shri Acchalgach Jain Mandir) adjacent to the Bank of India for Jains and Gujaratis.

Kachiguda Mahakali Mandir is famous for Ugadi, Bonalu, Vijayadashami and Deepawali festivals. Kachiguda also has the second biggest Lord Shri Ganesh Idol in Chappal Bazar during Ganesh Festival and also for Bonalu Festival in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

There is a lord Ganesha Temple where people from different places come to take the blessings.

Kachiguda also has a mosque, Masjid Shah Miyan.[4]

Transport

Kacheguda TSRTC bus station
Kacheguda TSRTC bus station

Kacheguda railway station is a very important railway station, and its significance is growing, as trains from northern India to southern India pass through Kachiguda Railway Station.

Kachiguda is connected by buses run by TSRTC. Since a bus depot is located here, it is well connected to other cities. 89 bus services operate. The MMTS train service is operates at the Kacheguda railway station, connecting it to major parts of the Hyderabad.

Education

There are several educational institutions located in Kachiguda:

Hospitals

References

  1. ^ "Kachiguda Railway Station: Hundred years of history and connectivity". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  2. ^ "12 Hotels around Kachiguda Railway Station Hyderabad ranked by travellers". Holidayiq.com. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Shree Shyam Mandir, Kachiguda (श्री श्याम मंदिर, कचेगुडा)". Shree Shyam Mandir. Retrieved 10 February 2022.
  4. ^ "Masjid Shah Miyan". Fullhyd.com. Retrieved 24 April 2014.