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Karimnagar - District Info

Karimnagar was originally called Kareem Nagar, deriving its name from Syed Kareemullah Shah Saheb Quadri.

It was one of the regional capitals during the rule of the Nizam.[4][5][6] It has many historical monuments such as Tower circle, Kaman circle and Elgandal Fort which is 12 km away from the town of Karimnagar. Several famous people such as P.V. Narasimha Rao, former Prime Minister of India.Cingireddy Narayana Reddy - Poet and writer, Vemulawada Bheema Kavi, Prof G. Ram Reddy served as an Chairman of the University Grants Commission, 1st Vice Chancellor of IGNO, Vice Chancellor of Osmaniya University and Father of Distance education in India, Paidi Jairaj Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner hail from Karimnagar. Karimnagar is famous for silver filigree work, a very delicate form of metal craft. Karimnagar is the fastest growing city in Telangana region.