Tag: Roads

Hyderabad ki Galiyan aur Mahilley

Khairatabad Just across the small bridge over the railway line at Lakdi ka pool, is Khairatabad. The roads here are narrow so only one way traffic is permitted, which is very inconvenient. Khairatabad derives its name from a princess of the Qutb shah times called Khairati Begum. Parts of the area date back at least to the 16th century. There… Read more →

New road in Hyderabad during Nizam Sarkar’s time

As long as H.E.H. Nizam’s mother was alive he used to visit her at Purani Haveli seven days a week, all year round rain or shine. His route was from King Kothi (Seat of Power) through St Georges Grammer School, Abids into Residency then right on Residency traffic island on to Gowli Guda, into the old city and at his final destination… Read more →

Abids and the Gunfoundry area

A person by name Abid had his shop I don’t know when because I had also heard about it but did not see it. I understand it was a very beautiful shop like a departmental store and was only of its kind. The area in the begining and for a very long time was called “Abid Ki Shop” later it became Abid… Read more →