About Bodhan

Bodhan city is located along the Godavari and Pedda Vaagu River banks in Nizamabad district of Telangana. It is located at a distance of 21 km away from the district Headquarters Nizamabad and 205 km away from the state capital Hyderabad. The city was once called as “Boodhan” which is a Prakrit name that means “Land given to poor as alms”. The city is also called as “Eka Chakrapuram”.

About Bodhan

The city is sub divided into three main divisions namely Bodhan, Rakasipet and Shankar Nagar which are the vital landmark areas of Bodhan city. Bodhan is well known for its ancient monuments and Nizam sugar factory. The current city of Bodhan grounds numerous commercial and industrial landmarks in its grounds.  

People of all religions and communities reside in the city who mostly speaks Telugu language. Bodhan city records a total population of 77,573 as per 2011 population census.

History of Bodhan

Bodhan was an ancient and a historic city is Telangana. As per Anguttara Nikaya a Buddhist text Bodhan was one of the 16 Mahajanapadas in sixth century BC and it the only Mahajanapadas that is sited between the Rivers Godavari and Manjira to the south of Vindhya Range and it belonged to Assaka region in Dakshinapatha. The most popular ruler of the city was King Baahubali.

Geography of Bodhan

Bodhan city covers a total area of 21. 36 sq km that is 8.25 sq mi. The city is elevated at a height of 357 meters above sea level which is 1171 feet and it got its coordinates at 18.67° North latitude and 77.9° East longitude. Bodhan is bounded by Yedapalle Mandal in the East, Kotgiri Mandal in the west, Varni Mandal in the South and Renjal Mandal in the North. Summers are hot and winters are very cool in Bodhan.

Water Bodies in and around Bodhan

Water Bodies in and around BodhanBodhan city homes two big ponds its grounds namely the Pandava Lake in Buswatarag Nagar and Chakki Talaab in Buswatarag Nagar which forms a huge source of water to the city. The city is surrounded by numerous water streams in all its sides like Pedda Vaagu flows very close to the north east boundary of the city, a tributary from Manjira River flows close to the south west of the city and Bodhan is located amidst many ponds namely Bellal Talaab, Sangam Cheru talaab and Pedda Chervu close to its south border, Pentakalan Chervu talaab and Puli Chervu talaabs close to its north east boundary, Jadi, Jalampur Lake, Kummanpally Lake close to its west border.

Areas and Localities in Bodhan

The popular areas and localities in Bodhan city are Achanpalli, Housing board colony, Udmeer Gally, Shakar Ngar, Saraswathi Nagar, Buswatarag Nagar, Gouse Nagar, RTC Colony, Chekky Camp, Rakasipet, Ward number 12, Azam Gunj and Shanti Nagar Colony.

The Achanpalli locality forms the top end of Bodhan on the borders of state highway SH 25 and it homes the famous Alivelu Mangamma temple in its grounds. The Housing Board Colony below Achanpalli locality on the north west of Bodhan along the state highway SH 6 homes the popular CSI Church in its home. 

The Udmeer Gally locality on the west of Bodhan homes numerous pilgrims like Ismail Yaar Jung Shafeeq Chaman Masjid Ubair, Ahmed Masjid, Mashaikh Masjid and 100 Pillar Temple in its grounds. Through Udmeer Gally the state highway SH 25 passes. The Shankar Nagar locality in the east end of Bodhan along state highway SH 6 homes vital landmarks in its grounds like the Shankar railway station, Shankar Nagar market, Nizam Deccan Sugar Factory and pilgrims like Pochamma Sri Rajarajeshwari temple, Sri Rama temple and Shankar Nagar Mosque.

The Saraswathi Nagar in the heart of Bodhan along the state highway SH 6 homes the Srinivasa movie theatre, Masjid-e- Razzaq and the Bodhan bus station in its grounds. The Buswatarag Nagar locality in the west of Bodhan homes the two big ponds of Bodhan city namely Pandava Lake and Chakki Talaab. The Buswatarag Nagar locality is sited exactly between the state highways SH 6 in the east and SH 25 in the west. The locality homes many pilgrims like Yaseen Allah Thakay, Ismail Yaar Jung Shafeeq Chaman Masjid and the Nagamma temple. 

The Gouse Nagar locality on the south east of Bodhan along the state highway SH 6 homes vital landmarks like the Gandhi Park railway station, Gandhi Park, Syndicate bank and pilgrims like Venkateshwara Swamy temple and Masjid - e- Ibrahim. The Chekky Camp locality is sited on the south west end of Bodhan and it homes the popular Sai Baba temple in its grounds. The Azam Gunj locality on the south west end of the city homes the Bodhan market in its grounds.

The RTC Colony locality is sited on the banks of Chakki Talaab in the south of Bodhan. The Rakasipet locality sited on the south end of Bodhan homes the Bodhan Railway station and many popular pilgrims like Masjid - e-Umar Farooq, Ganesh Temple and a Church. Through the Rakasipet locality the state highway SH 6 runs through and it grounds the ancient historic monument “Bhimuni Gutta”.

Administration in Bodhan

Administration in BodhanBodhan city constitutes a Municipality with 35 wards within its jurisdiction for which elections are held once in 5 years to elect 35 ward members to the Bodhan Municipality to form local self-government in Bodhan which is responsible for administration and revenue. The Bodhan municipality offers the basic amenities to the citizens of Bodhan like drinking water, electric power, sewage clearance, city sanitation and many more.

Bodhan Muncipality
Address:
Rakasipet
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Administration in Bodhan

Bodhan municipality offers various welfare programmes through which many citizens within Bodhan city jurisdiction are benefited through old age pension, widow pension, disabled pension, weavers pension and Abhaya Hastam Pension.

It is one of the three revenue divisions in Nizamabad district apart from Nizamabad and Kamareddy. The city is also one of the three municipality sited in its district apart from Armoor and Kamareddy. Bodhan city is one of the 36 mandals or sub divisions in Nizamabad district with mandal code “14”. Being a revenue division cum mandal division of Nizamabad the Mandal Revenue Office also operates in the city.

Mandal Revenue Office
Address:
Rakasipet
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Bodhan city belongs to Nizamabad Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of the constituency is Smt. Kalvakuntla Kavitha elected to Indian Parliament in the year 2014.

Bodhan court in the city is an additional district court functioned by the state government of Telangana under the Telangana High court headed by Additional District Judges and Assistant District Judges. Bodhan court is a VII additional district court in the state and it comprises of senior civil judge’s court and junior civil judge’s court.

Bodhan Court
Address
: Venkateshwara Colony
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

The city operates numerous Mee Seva centers in all its prime localities. The word Mee Seva means “At your service”.

MeeSeva Center
Address:
Rakasipet
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

e-Seva Office
Address:
Rakasipet
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

MeeSeva Center
Address:
Buswatarag Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

MeeSeva Center
Address:
Main Rd, Buswatarag Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

The sub collector’s office functions in Bodhan city in Rakasipet locality. The Sub Collector assists the District Collector in his duties from the Bodhan revenue division.

Office of Sub Collector
Address:
Rakasipet
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Bodhan city operates two post offices in Shankar Nagar locality and Buswatarag Nagar locality which are responsible for dispatching postages from one location to another.

Administration in Bodhan

Shakkarnagar Post Office
Address:
Shankar Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Post Office
Address:
Telangana Region, Buswatarag Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Nizam Sugar Factory in Bodhan

The Nizam sugar factory is a very popular landmark in the city which was established in the year 1921. The factory was started by the then Nizam of Hyderabad Mir Osman Ali Khan in about 15000 acres of plot in Shankar Nagar locality of Bodhan. It was once Asia’s largest sugar factory but currently it is closed permanently and was stated as sick unit. The Shankar Nagar railway station is sited very close to the sugar factory.

Nizam sugar factory in Bodhan

Nizam Deccan Sugar Factory
Address:
Anil theatre Rd
Shankar Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Clubs in Bodhan

Bodhan city operates two night clubs in Shankar Nagar locality of the city for the youth’s entertainment and a get together hub.

Ladies Club
Address:
Shankar Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Gent's Club
Address:
Shankar Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Healthcare Centers in Bodhan

Bodhan city to offer quality health care service to its growing population operates numerous health care centers in all its areas and localities.

Health Care Centers in BodhanLions Club Eye Hospital
Address:
Telangana Region
Rakasipet
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Krishna Childrens Hospital
Address:
3-7-73, Nanded Road
Telangana Region
Buswatarag Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

New Life Maternity and General Hospital
Address:
Sharbathi Canal Rd
Buswatarag Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Kalyanpad Hospital
Address:
St.Anthony's High School Road
Saraswathi Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Sai Shubha Multi Speciality Hospital
Address:
Saraswathi Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Gayatri Hospital
Address:
St.Anthony's High School Road
Saraswathi Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Hosiptal
Address:
Shakar Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185

Priyanka Clinic
Address:
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 7396340085

Sri Venkata SAI Clinic
Address:
Nataraj Theartre Complex
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9440267773

Devi Kiran
Address:
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9618712019

Popi Clinic
Address:
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 8466966612

Pragathi Nursing Home
Address
: 1-4-789 Weekly Mrkt Rd
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 8462-222415

Mathasishu Nursing Home
Address:
1-4-165/3
Saraswathi Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 8467-225299

A-One Medicals
Address:
H.No.1-4-648
Ambedkar Chowrastha
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9866025648

Beauty Parlours in Bodhan

The beauty parlours in Bodhan receive customers from the whole of Nizamabad district for its quality beauty care services.

Sahasra Beauty Parlour
Address:
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9848070292

Anu Beauty Parlour
Address:
Saraswathi Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9491104636

Eating Joints in Bodhan

Bodhan city is popular for its eating points especially its briyani points which briyani lovers from the whole of Bodhan mandal.

Eating Joints in Bodhan

Hotel Firdouse
Address:
Ambedkar Chawrasta
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9885179507

New Bakewell Biryani House
Address:
House No 4-2-367/A&B
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9014332933, 8462-225522

Teja Biryani Point
Address:
Door No 6-112
Road No 2, Saraswathi Nagar
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 8497990450, 9666182235

Sweet Stalls in Bodhan

Sweets are loved by the locals in Bodhan so numerous sweet stalls operates in all areas and localities of the city.

Delhi Mithai Wala
Address:
Dilkush Complex
Ambedkar Chowrasta
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9290032942

Sri Balaji Mithai Bhandar
Address:
Varni Road
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9908237078

Sri Balaji Sharvan Kumar Mithai Bhandar
Address:
Ambedkar Chowrasta
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 9989202214, 8374401410

Sri Balaji Birbal Mithai Bandar
Address:
Shankar Nagar X Road
Bodhan, Nizamabad- 503185
Phone no.: 7416562323, 8712267383

Quick Facts about Bodhan

State: Telangana
District: Nizamabad
Area: 21.36 sq km
Altitude: 357 m
Latitude: 18.67° N
Longitude: 77.9° E
PIN Code: 503185
STD Code: 08467
Population: 77573
Local Languages: Telugu

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