Common questions

What is Barkas famous for?

What is Barkas famous for?

Barkas is located near Chandrayangutta abutting the Srisailam Highway. It is famously known as Mini Arabia among the people of Hyderabad, because of many mini Dubai shopping centres and existence of Yemen Culture and its traditions. Several shops in the area sell products from Yemen, Dubai and Saudi Arabia.

Who are Chaush people?

The Chaush are Muslim community of Hadhrami Arab descent found in the Deccan region of India. The name is believed to originate from the Turkish word Chiaus used during the Ottoman era of the Balkans for military officers who were often tasked with guarding palaces.

How many Yemenis are there in India?

Indians of Yemeni origin prominent in Hyderabad and its contiguous cities in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka. Likewise there is a strong 200,000 (approx.) Indian origin diaspora in the provinces of Aden, Hadramout, Hodeidah, Taiz and Sana’a.

Why is Hyderabad called City of Nizams?

The Nizams of Hyderabad took pride of place, enthroned atop of Central Southern India’s Deccan Plateau, as the city became one of the most significant Muslim states outside of the Middle East. In time, Nizam rule established Hyderabad as the most princely of all India’s states.

What nationality is Barkas?

Vasilis Barkas/Nationality

Are Indians allowed in Yemen?

India has banned citizens from going to Yemen since 2016. The government later imposed a stricter warning saying any Indian citizen who ignores the travel ban and travels to Yemen shall be accountable for the action under Section 12 of the Passports Act, 1967.

Is Yemen Shia or Sunni?

Yemenis are divided into two principal Islamic religious groups: 65% Sunni and 35% Shia. Others put the numbers of Shias at 30%.

Who ruled Hyderabad before Nizams?

Hyderabad State

State of Hyderabad Hyderabad Deccan
Government Independent/Mughal Successor State (1724–1798) Princely State (1798–1950)
Nizam of Hyderabad
• 1720–48 Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I (first)
• 1911–56 Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII (last, also was Rajpramukh from 1950)

Which is the first colony in Hyderabad?

Allwyn Colony
Country India
State Telangana
District Medchal
Metro Hyderabad

Is the Charminar part of Old City Hyderabad?

Charminar is part of Old City Hyderabad, a pulse of neighborhoods dating back centuries. Once walled-off, Old City today is neck-deep in new-to-the-scene restaurants and gritty auto shops. But the iconic architecture, paint drops of complex buildings, is what continues to give this part of Telangana its name.

How did Barkas in Hyderabad get its name?

Barkas, Hyderabad. Famous as the Mandi (the Traditional Yemeni Dish) center of Hyderabad, Barkas is a neighborhood located in Hyderabad. Barkas got its name from ‘barracks’ which means an array of long buildings built to house military personnel or laborers.

Is the Charminar in Hyderabad considered a masterpiece?

The Indo-Islamic architecture of the Charminar features a vast suspended space, with contrasting lofty arches and soaring towers. It was considered to be groundbreaking and is still regarded as a masterpiece.

Which is the best high school in Barkas?

Some of the renowned schools and educational institutions at barkas are Jamiatul muflihat, Ali Public School, Spring Dales High School, Nizam Boys’ Town High School, Al-Qurmoshi Global School And Girls Junior College, Kendriya Vidyalaya CRPF, Loyola model high school and Royal Grammar High School.