Tag: Brahma Kshatriyas of Hyderabad

The Charminar gallis or lanes and gotraachar

Mohana Devi says: “Chudi Galli, Talim Galli, Kutta Galli, Dekchi Galli, Gurbanna Galli- we stayed close to each other”. If we imagine a time when some folks are jagirdars (property/land owners) and some without the jagirs (property), this community established rules to control expenses related to weddings and such events. Here is one such example where Govind Chacha and Mohana Chachi talk about the … Read More The Charminar gallis or lanes and gotraachar


Historic Core of Hyderabad 1925


The Mufeed Ul Annam School on the map of Hyderabad 1913

Mufeed-Ul-Anam School, marked on a map along with a Devdi (mansion) of Raja Roop Lal of the BKC.


Brahma Kshatriyas of eminence in Hyderabad

Shaking hands with Prime Minister Nehru is Bala Pershad, Chief Engineer at the inauguration of the Nizam Sagar Dam. Also in the picture is H. Ram Lal (black shervani, extreme right in black eye glasses) who was the secretary to the government.