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Colour Of Elation

A fractious passage later, Telangana is born. The people of Hyderabad swing between rootedness and sudden alienation.

Colour Of Elation
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Colour Of Elation
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Hyderabad Brews

A metropolis in numbers

  • 1591 Year when the city was founded
  • 650 Area in square kilometres area
  • 9.1 million Population of Hyderabad; 69% Hindu, 27% Muslim
  • 2 Lok Sabha seats, 13 assembly constituencies
  • 83% Literacy rate; Rs 55,856 per capita income per annum
  • 1,149 No. of IT companies in city; 4.7 million internet users
  • 75.2% City’s contribution to sales tax; Rs 70,000 cr revenue
  • 100 No. of biotech companies in Genome Valley
  • 80 No. of offices of foreign IT cos in Hyderabad
  • 350,000 No. of working software professionals
  • 15 No. of universities, including two central varsities
  • 320 No. of engineering colleges
  • 6.2 million No. of domestic arrivals at airport; 2 million international arrivals
  • 11.5 km Length of the country’s longest flyover (PVNR Expressway)
  • 770 No. of notified slums; 9,00,000 people live in slums
  • Rs 3,850 crore Planned expenditure of Greater Hyderabad municipal corporation in 2014-15
  • 1,666 acres Size of world’s largest studio complex, Ramoji Film City
  • 7 FM Radio channels
  • 71 km Length of distance to be covered by first phase of Metro Rail

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