Expanding City, Shrinking Water Resources, and the Vulnerability of Communities Living on the Edge in Hyderabad, India (2016)

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Hyderabad as a city started growing when it was declared the capital of Andhra Pradesh. In 1953, the Andhra state was first created by taking the Telugu-speaking northern districts of Madras state. Later, during the states reorganization, the Telangana region of the Hyderabad state was merged with this entity [0 form the united Telugu-speaking state of Andhra Pradesh on 1 November 1956. In 1978 Hyderabad district {of Andhra Pradesh state} was split into Hyderabad Urban District and Hyderabad Rural District. Hyderabad Rural District was later renamed Rangareddy district. Rangareddy district consisted of the rural components of Hyderabad district and some portion of Hyderabad urban taluk {an administrative division of some countries of South Asia meaning sub-district}. Being a relatively new district of the state, the population growth of Rangareddy district was 43 per cent
Year: 2016
Language: English
In: Water Security in Peri-Urban South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanization. http://lib.icimod.org/record/32084, 108-147 p.

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