Patny
Patny
Patny
Location in Telangana, India
Patny
Patny
Patny (India)
Coordinates: 17°26′25″N 78°29′43″E / 17.4403125°N 78.4953125°E / 17.4403125; 78.4953125Coordinates: 17°26′25″N 78°29′43″E / 17.4403125°N 78.4953125°E / 17.4403125; 78.4953125
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictHyderabad
MetroHyderabad
Government
 • BodyGHMC
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 003
Vehicle registrationTS
Lok Sabha constituencySecunderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituencySecunderabad
Planning agencyGHMC
Websitetelangana.gov.in

Patny or Patny circle is a commercial shopping hub in Secunderabad, India.

History

There was a famous landmark called as Patny Motors. The historic Mehboob College is also located in Patny Circle.[1] Initially founded in 1862 by Mr. Somasundaram Mudaliar as a public school for primary education, a first in those days. This was also where Swami Vivekananda addressed a large gathering in 1893 before he left for Chicago.[2] This college building is declared as a heritage building by HUDA.[3]

Commercial area

The area is a major commercial and shopping area with many clothing stores. Clothing shops in Patny are particularly popular for sarees.[4] The restaurant like Taj Mahal is noted here. Recent additions include Hotel Taj Tristar, Taj Belsons and Grand Minerva. The Secunderabad Telephone Exchange and the General Post Office are located here. Manju cinema and Cache Furniture Mall are situated right next to the Taj Mahal hotel. Swapnalok complex, one of the earliest shopping mall along with the Minerva complex provide excellent choices for the shoppers. Many shops right across from these two complexes sell the Kolhapuri variety of chappals.

Transport

The buses run by TSRTC Ranigunj(RNG) depot connect Patny to all parts of the city. The closest MMTS Train station is at Secunderabad station.

References

  1. ^ "Forum for better Hyderabad". : Forum For A Better Hyderabad. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
  2. ^ "A reason to celebrate". The Hindu. 17 June 2006. Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
  3. ^ "64th Meeting Minutes,". : Hyderabad Urban Development Authority. 27 May 2006. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
  4. ^ "Hyderabad: A Dazzling Array of Shopping Possibilities". : Pushpitha Wijesinghe. 24 June 2010. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2010.