Location in Telangana, India
|Named for||Mehdi Nawaz Jung|
|• Total||4.19 km2 (1.62 sq mi)|
|• Density||10,981/km2 (28,440/sq mi)|
|• Official||Telugu, Deccani Urdu|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Hyderabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Nampally|
Mehdipatnam is a major locality in the South western part of Hyderabad, India. It is located north of the Musi River near Asif Nagar and is named after Mehdi Nawaz Jung, a politician and bureaucrat of the Hyderabad State.
Due to the recent developments in the last 2 decades it has become commercial center known for its Gold Market and Shopping Centers.
In the Lok Sabha it belongs to the Hyderabad constituency with the current MP being Assaduddin Owasi.
In the Telangana Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) it is in the Nampally constituency with Jaffer Hussain being the current MLA
Finally in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation its Corporator is Majid Hussain who was also the Former Mayor of Hyderabad.
Due to the enormous development Mehdipatnam has seen over the last two decades, the close proximity to other commercial centers and its transport system it has become a center of shopping for many suburbs.
Mehdipatnam houses the Okaz Complex has numerous jewelry stores like Mujtaba Jewelers, Sri Krishna Jewelers, Danish Jewelers and Malabar Gold and Diamonds are among the few.
Restaurants serving North Indian food include Prince Hotel, Prince Café and Restaurant, City Diamond Hotel, Paradise Hotel, Al Baik Shwarma Center, etc which serves Hyderabadi food.
Fast-food restaurants like Subway, McDonald's, Dominos Pizza, KFC and Pizza Hut have been set up franchises here recently.
Swathi Tiffins is one of the oldest tiffin centers in Hyderabad is favorite among the locals. And sweet shops like Delhiwala Sweets and Chat, G. Pulla Reddy Sweets, etc are available.
The fast food franchises and the haleem served here during Ramadhan have made this place a hotspot.
Mehdipatnam has a lot of movie theaters and multiplexes which entertain the local crowd on a daily basis. Amba Theater, Eswar Theater, Galaxy Theater and Asian Multiplex include the most prominent ones.
The most notable marriage/function is the Kings Palace and Kings Kohinoor Convention (both managed by Red Rose Palace) Others include MP Garden Function Hall, Mahboob Mansion,etc that are rented out for marriages or other ceremonies
Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital is located here. It is a government hospital serving patients free of cost. Jayabhushan Hospital is the oldest multi-specialty hospital here.
Other significant hospitals include Anusha hospital, Olive Hospital, Vasan Eye Care, Mina Multi Specialty Hospital, Premier Hospital, and MM Hospital. Many medical clinics can be found here.
Mehdipatnam has a TSRTC bus depot, making it a hub of many buses bound to all parts of the city. It acts as a connector of various regions across the city like Chevella, Moinabad, Uppal, Secundrabad, Lingampally, Koti, Gachibowli, Madhapur, Aramghar and others.
It also provides connectivity to the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport through the PV Narasimha Rao Expressway.
The closest MMTS Train stations are at Nampally and Lakdikapool.
There are many schools and colleges here catering to students of all budgets.
The St. Ann's College for Women is located here and along with the G. Pulla Reddy Educational Institutions, Prof. K. Nagi Reddy Educational & Cultural Society, Lal Bahadur Degree College
The schools of this locality include:
Main article: Azizia Masjid, Hyderabad
Masjid-e-Azizia is the largest mosque in Mehdipatnam and is the headquarter of the Students Islamic Organization of India and Islamic Center of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. It consists of four floors with Wudu Khana (Place of Ablution) on every floor.
It witnesses a crowd of more than 7000 during Ramadan. The Friday sermons are delivered both in Urdu and Arabic, which are chiefly focused on current/contemporary issues.
Located in Ramamurthy Colony, Mehdipatnam.
It is a center of Ahl-e-Sunnat ul Jamaat. It is one of the oldest mosques with many sermons and speeches given by famous people. The dome is lit during the holy month of Ramadan making it the center of attraction.
Located in the Ayodhya Nagar colony. This mosque is currently under construction. Construction of the mosque started in early 2006. The land was subject to legal hassles before the construction took place. People used to pray on the barren land without any roof or covering 5 times a day battling the extreme heat of summers, rains and the winter. The area consists of a dome-shaped mausoleum dating back many years. The ongoing plan includes the construction of 4 tall minarets and a large dome. The construction is under progress. This huge mosque has the capacity to accommodate as many as 3000 people.
Located in Santosh Nagar.
Located in Arab lane, Murad Nagar. This mosque is also known as Choti Masjid.
This mosque is located in the vicinity of St Ann's College at Santosh Nagar.
Located in Hill Colony, Vishwash Nagar.