Telangana is declared as the separate state in the year 2014. Though it is a new formed city, it is enriched in culture, tradition and architecture. Telangana is famous for its historical past and rich tradition. People of different caste and creed live in harmony on this land as a testimonies of unity in diversity. This lovely land has now became an important tourist destinations. Along with intricate impeccable monuments, food at Telangana is also very famous. To be specific Hyderabad biryani in Telangana scores an ace.
Handicrafts are the remarkable feature of a place, which speaks the exceptional crafting skill of the people living there. These souvenirs not only adore the house but also remind us the sweet memories we had at the tour and the place we visited. Such remarkable handicrafts can be found at ample in Telangana, the state known for its rich history and culture. Even in today’s modern world, we can find lots of men who are passionate about these traditional handicrafts and do this not for livelihood but purely out of love. Be it needle craft or bronze castings, metal craft or stone craft, Telangana has a wide array of handicrafts that can become a part and parcel of your lifestyle.
Telangana region has been ruled by great dynasties such as Sathavahanas, Kakatiyas, Chalukyas, Mughals, Qutubshahis, Asafjahis. Kakathiyas contributions to architecture are considered most impressive while Sathavahanas ruled Telangana region for about 400 years right from the 2nd century B.C. to beyond the 2nd century A.D. Among Kakathiyas, Prataparudra, was a great ruler who ruled till A.D.1323. During the rule of Bahamani, Quli Qutub, born in Persia, came to Deccan and he had become the Governor of this region. Quli Qutub later became independent and formed his own Qutubshahi Dynasty in 1518. The Golkonda fort was built by Quli qutub. In his reign, two tanks such as Ibrahim Pantam tank and Hussainsagar were built including a bridge on river Musi, which is known as Puranapul. The Hindus of Telangana region remember him for his immense patronage of Telugu literature. Many Telugu poets such as Addanki Gangadhar Kavi, Panuganti Telanganarya, Kandukuri Rudra Kavi had flourished in his court. Qutubshah then shifted the capital from Golkonda to Hyderabad on the banks of the river Musi. He built the Jamia mosque at Charminar. The State of Hyderabad was eventually founded by Mir Qamruddin Chin Qilich Khan. Later, he conferred himself the title of Asaf Jah, by which title the dynasty is still known.
In 1799, the Nizam rulers aided the East India Company in their war with Tipu Sultan. When the Nizam was compelled to sign a subsidiary alliance with the British in the year 1799, he lost his authority over the state’s defence and its external affairs. The Nizam also had to give up the Coastal Andhra and the Rayalaseema regions of his vast kingdom to the British, as he was unable to pay monetarily for the assistance the British rendered during the Nizam’s wars against Tipu Sultan. Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema then became part of the British Presidency of Madras, while Telangana became part of the princely state of Hyderabad. For a long time, the Nizam lead a privileged and a charmed life. He was considered to be the world’s richest man of his time.