Moosarambagh

Moosrambagh also Moosa Ram Bagh is an old suburb of Hyderabad, Telangana, India.[1][2] It is named after the French military commander Monsieur Raymond who served the Nizams during the 18th century. His tomb Raymond's Tomb is located near Asman Garh Palace. The locality of "Moosa-Ram-Bagh" is named after him. Wherein, Bagh refers to "a Garden" as the area was once covered by huge greenery.

Moosarambagh
neighbourhood
Moosarambagh is located in Telangana
Moosarambagh
Moosarambagh
Location in Telangana, India
Moosarambagh is located in India
Moosarambagh
Moosarambagh
Moosarambagh (India)
Coordinates: 17°22′23″N 78°30′59″E / 17.3730°N 78.5164°E / 17.3730; 78.5164Coordinates: 17°22′23″N 78°30′59″E / 17.3730°N 78.5164°E / 17.3730; 78.5164
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictHyderabad
MetroHyderabad
Government
 • BodyGHMC
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 036
Vehicle registrationTS
Lok Sabha constituencyHyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMalakpet
Planning agencyGHMC
Websitetelangana.gov.in

HistoryEdit

Raymond became a close friend of the second Asaf Jah, Nizam Ali Khan. Raymond was not only held in high esteem by the 2nd Nizam, but had also won the love and trust of the local people. He made himself popular through his kindness, bravery and contribution to Hyderabad. To the Muslims, he was Musa Rahim, and to the Hindus, he was Musa Ram.[3][4]

George Bruce Malleson said that "No European of mark who followed him in India, ever succeeded in gaining to such an extent the love, the esteem, the admiration of the natives of the country."

Commercial areaEdit

Moosrambagh has many shops catering to all needs of its residents. The popular Hyderabadi restaurants Capital (aka Shaam) and Bawarchi are located here. The suburb also has Doordarshan's TV tower.[citation needed]

TransportEdit

The state-owned TSRTC runs the city bus service, connecting to all the major centres of the city. There is also a Hyderabad metro station, connecting it to other parts of city.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Soon you can earn while you pee". IBN Live. Archived from the original on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  2. ^ "14 injured in wall collapse at Moosarambagh". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  3. ^ "When a French Revolution-modelled Army contingent was established in Hyderabad". The Hindu. The Hindu.
  4. ^ Luther, Narendra. Hyderabad, A Biography. Oxford University Press. p. 117. ISBN 019567535-5.