Marredpally is an upmarket
residential suburb in the city of Secunderabad, India.
is divided into East Marredpally
There are two roads that traverse it and the heart of both the
marredpallys are quiet. Marredpally has an old world charm which is
still prevalent in a few colonies which are away from the main
The name originates from Mared Palle
. It was also home to
. It was Yadavs who
used to be the landlords, but in the early 70s settlers ranging
, North Indians
and Coastal Andhras
, but most of these people
were living here away from the maddening crowd and which was very
beautiful and green environs making it a haven for morning walkers
and senior citizens looking for some peace and quiet.
In the 90s, demolition of old ancestral houses that stood there for
over 100 years and the construction of apartment complexes the
erstwhile suburb became the hustling bustling hub of urban
Hyderabad leaving little place for the very poor that lived next
door in Addagutta
. The land rates in Marredpally have
risen and rich or old residents are now living in the suburb.
Marredpally is a cosmopolitan suburb with Punjabis, Gujaratis,
north Indians, and culturally diverse population. A majority belong
to the Telugu, Tamil and Malayali community.
This area is well developed with parks, schools, hospitals,
function halls lately many of the supermarkets & banks have
also joined the list. Shenoy Nursing Home and Deccan Club are
popular landmarks of Marredpally.
connects Marredpally to all parts of
the city. The closest MMTS
Train Station is a kilometer away at Secunderabad.
Marredpally is home to one of the oldest schools, St.Anns High School
Andrews High School, Secunderabad Public School, Narayana Concept
school, Kennedy Vidya Bhavan, Kotwal School, Faust School, St Marks
High School, St Michaels high school, Gautam Model School and the
other prominent school is St John's Church High School. St. Sai
Children School is one of the oldest schools.
There is a popular women's college called as Vanita Mahavidyalaya,
Govt Jr College. There is a well known management college, Vignana Jyothi Institute
Colonies in Marredpally
Mahendra Hills is a residential locality in East Marredpally
comprising 6 major colonies (residential societies) -- namelmurthy,
Dhanalakshmi, Balamrai, Shantiniketan, Ravi and Santosh
colonies.Some of the major colonies in West Marredpally are Samrat
Colony,LIC Colony,Seetapathi Colony, Rukmini devi Colony, Simhapuri
Colony and Radhika Colony. Other colonies in West Marredpally
include Indrapuri railway colony, Lalitha nagar colony, Krishnapuri
colony, SarvaSukhi Colony, Lepakshi Colony and Siva Arun
Teachers' Colony is also a major colony in East Marredpally.
In West Marredpally, Syndicate bank colony is a major residential