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Achampet

Eklaspur(Mehboobnagar)
Eklaspur
Census Town
Eklaspur(Mehboobnagar) is located in Telangana
Eklaspur(Mehboobnagar)
Eklaspur(Mehboobnagar)
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates:
Country India
State Telangana
District Mahabubnagar
Elevation 78.729050 m (258.297400 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 20,721
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 509375
Telephone code 08541
Nearest airport Hyderabad
Lok Sabha constituency Nagarkurnool
Vidhan Sabha constituency Achampet

Achampet is a census town in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana, India. The town is a taluka headquarters. Achampet is a town which is located on foothills of Nallamala Forest, and has population of more than 20,721.

History

This area for many years was under the rule of Kollapur and Kalwakurthy samsthans by Reddy and Velama rulers then Nizam and after independence the area remained undeveloped for so many years. For past 30 years, the area is developing rapidly.

Myths

Encryptions say that in past, once there lived a lady ruler Achammamba from Kollapur Village came to deep forest there she fought against Mailk kaffur, General of Aurangazeb (Delhi sultan) in a Tribal war and on the village was named after her as Achamghar now present naming as Achampet.

References

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
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