Mulugu district
Ramappa Temple
Nickname(s): 
Tribal capital of Telangana
Mulugu district
Location in Telangana
Coordinates: 18°11′28″N 79°56′35″E / 18.1910°N 79.9430°E / 18.1910; 79.9430Coordinates: 18°11′28″N 79°56′35″E / 18.1910°N 79.9430°E / 18.1910; 79.9430
Country India
StateTelangana
District
Formation
17 February 2019
Founded byK. Chandrashekar Rao
Government
 • CollectorNarayan Reddy
 • Member of ParliamentTelangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)
 • Member of Legislative AssemblyDanasari Anasuya Congress (inc)
Area
 • Total3,881 km2 (1,498 sq mi)
 • Rank13th
Elevation
177 m (581 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total257,744
 • Rank33rd
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Mulugite
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
506 343
Telephone code08715
Vehicle registrationTS–37
Lok Sabha constituencyMahabubabad (Lok Sabha constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMulug (ST) (Assembly constituency)
Websitemulugu.telangana.gov.in

Mulugu district is a district in the Indian state of Telangana. Its headquarters is the town of Mulugu.[2] Mulugu district is the least populated district with 2,94,671 in the state. Mulugu district has the fewest mandals in the state with nine mandals. It currently borders Warangal, Mahabubabad, Jayashankar and Bhadradri districts and with the state of Chhattisgarh.

Government and politics

Mulugu Major was constituted in 2011 and is classified as a second grade municipality. The jurisdiction of the civic body is spread over an area of 44.99 km2 (17.37 sq mi).[1]

Politics

Mulugu district has one seat in State Assembly and is reserved for Scheduled Tribe. Seethakka (Danasari Anasuya) was elected as MLA Mulug (ST) (Assembly constituency) in the 2018 General Elections.

Mulugu District falls under Mahabubabad (Lok Sabha constituency). Smt Kavitha Maloth was elected as MP in May 2019 General Elections. [3]

Weather

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Mulugu has a semi-tropical climate. During summers, the temperatures soar to more than 48 °C. In winters, temperatures range between 12 °C and 27 °C. Mulugu receives the northeast and the southwest monsoon, from June to September, and from October to November respectively. It mainly relies on the monsoons and rainfall.[4]

Media

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Mulugu has print and entertainment media and Mulugu Cable, a local entertainment channel for broadcasting TV.

Print media

The leading newspapers, Namasthe Telangana, Sakshi, Eenadu, [[Velugu{V6}]] Vaartha, Andhra Jyothi, Prajasakti, Andhra Bhoomi, The Hindu, Deccan Chronicle, and Times Of India are available. Sirachukka is the local tabloid circulated weekly.

Transport

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Mulugu is welly connected with road routes to every other place of the state and the nation and has National Highway 163 passing from Mulugu to Chhattisgarh.

Roadways

Mulugu has a TSRTC bus stand with a 5 bus capacity. It has many services for the needs of the citizens. It falls on the main route of Warangal-Bhadrachalam. Nearly 20,000 people use this daily through the bus facilities. In addition, many seven-seat autorickshaws and commander jeeps connect the nearby villages.


Places of interest

Demographics

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The population of Mulugu is around 2,57,744 according to the reports of the 2011 Indian Census. The literacy rate is 79.17%, more than national average 74%. Male literacy is 86.59%, which is more than national average of 82.10%, and female literacy rate is 72.32%, more than national average 65.50%.

The primary language spoken is Telugu. Telugu and English are used in official communications and media of instructions. Lambadi is also a sizeable minority language spoken in Mulugu.

The majority of the villages and the hamlets including the city of Mulugu are the habitats of scheduled tribes (75%). The highest tribal community population are the Lambadis. Thus, the majority of people of the district will communicate in the special tribal language, Lambadi or Banjara (60%). It is one of the officially recognized dialects by the Indian government.

Mulugu city population 
CensusPopulation
19014,366
19115,08716.5%
19214,211−17.2%
19317,09868.6%
19419,86639.0%
19519,8980.3%
196110,5676.8%
197112,33416.7%
198124,56699.2%
199131,76529.3%
200136,76615.7%
201146,90127.6%
Sources:[6][7][8]

Healthcare

The 100-bed Mini Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital is the largest hospital in both the city and district of Mulugu. It also serves the needs of patients from the neighbouring districts.[9]

Apart from major public hospitals, such as those for maternity, chest, and tuberculosis, there are many private specialist hospitals including Appaiah, Ravinder, Star, Superspeciality, Area Hospital, and St. Ann's.[10]

References

  1. ^ a b "Urban Local Body Information" (PDF). Directorate of Town and Country Planning. Government of Telangana. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 June 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  2. ^ Rao, Gollapudi Srinivasa (5 February 2019). "Mulugu set to become newest district in TS". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Mulug Election Result 2018 Live Updates: Anasuya Dansari of INC Wins". News18. 11 December 2018. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Mahabubabad, India". AccuWeather. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Blast from the past: Huge site with fossils of Jurassic-era trees found in Telangana's Mulugu".
  6. ^ Gopi, K.N (1978). Process of urban fringe development: A model. Concept Publishing Company. p. 25. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  7. ^ Iyer, Neelakantan Krishna; Kulkarni, Sumati; Raghavaswam, V. (13 June 2007). "Economy, population and urban sprawl a comparative study of urban agglomerations of Banglore and Hyderabad, India using remote sensing and GIS techniques" (PDF). circed.org. p. 21. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  8. ^ "Cities having population 1 lakh and above, census 2011" (PDF). Government of India. 2011. p. 11. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  9. ^ mahatma-gandhi-memorial-hospitals-mulug "MMGM (Mahatma Gandhi Memorial) Hospital in Mulug – Sehat". Retrieved 28 July 2015. ((cite web)): Check |url= value (help)
  10. ^ "Biomedical wastes pose a threat to lives". www.deccanchronicle.com. 29 October 2014.