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1.what is the old name of haidrabad?

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Asked by surendra sahu, 01 Jan '13 04:40 pm
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The origin of the name Hyderabad is the subject of many myths. According to one, when Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah founded the city, he named it Bhaganagar after Bhagmathi, a local nautch (dancing) girl with whom he had fallen in love. When they married, she converted to Islam and adopted the title Hyder Mahal, and in her honour the city was renamed Hyderabad, meaning "Hyder's abode" in Persian and Urdu. Yet another theory claims that Hyderabad was named to honour the Caliph Ali Ibn Abi Talib, who was also known as Hyder. Andrew Petersen, a scholar of Islamic architecture, states that the city was originally called Baghnagar (city of gardens).
Answered by LIPSIKA, 01 Jan '13 05:28 pm

 
  
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Hyderabad
Answered by vivek mahajan, 01 Jan '13 04:41 pm

 
  
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City of Pearls and City of Nizams
Answered by anil garg, 02 Jan '13 12:09 am

 
  
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Bhag nagar ( city of gardens )
Answered by iqbal seth, 01 Jan '13 06:31 pm

 
  
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Golkonda
Answered by anantharaman, 01 Jan '13 06:24 pm

 
  
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When Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah founded the city, he named it Bhaganagar after Bhagmathi, a local nautch (dancing) girl with whom he had fallen in love. When they married, she converted to Islam and adopted the title Hyder Mahal, and in her honour the city was renamed Hyderabad,
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 01 Jan '13 04:47 pm

 
  
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Hyderabad was established in 1591 CE by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah and since then it is called Hyderabad.
Answered by ajay, 01 Jan '13 04:44 pm

 
  
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Bhagyanagar .....
Answered by pradeep mishra, 01 Jan '13 04:44 pm

 
  
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