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Nizamabad - District Info

Nizamabad was formerly known as Induru and Indrapuri. It was ruled by the king Indra Vallabha Panthya Varsha Indra Som, of the Rashtrakuta Dynasty, in the 8th century, and took its name from him. In 1905 the railway line between Secundrabad and Manmad was constructed. The railway station was named after then ruler of the Nizam state Nizam-ul-Mulk as Niz?m?b?d. The railway line connects Hyderabad and Mumbai. It is like North-South corridor. Has the distance of 161 km (100 mi) from Hyderabad and 640 km (400 mi) from Mumbai.

The Nizam Sagar dam was constructed in the year 1923 across the Manjira River at the village of (Achampeta) Achampet. It irrigates 250,000 acres (1,000 km2; 390 sq mi) of land in Niz?m?b?d District. Niz?m?b?d is in the north of Telangana in the district of Nizamabad. It has many towns like Bodhan, Armuru, Kamareddy and Banswada, In Bodhan town there is Nizam Sugar Factory. In early years it was the biggest in the Asian continent. Bodhan is a town with a mixture of people from many cultural and religious backgrounds, consisting primarily of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims as well as Christians and other religious communities.Famous people like Mirza EJaz Ahmed Baig who currently lives in london hail from Niz?m?b?d. Once it was the capital at the time of the Rashtrakuta Empire.
Recently, Telangana University was established at Niz?m?b?d, which serves the three districts of Adilabad, Medak and Nizamabad