Thorrur, Mahabubabad

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Thorrur

తొర్రూర్
Revenue Division/city
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Thorrur
Location in Telangana, India
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Thorrur
Thorrur (India)
Coordinates: 17°35′09″N79°39′28″E / 17.5857°N 79.6578°E / 17.5857; 79.6578 Coordinates: 17°35′09″N79°39′28″E / 17.5857°N 79.6578°E / 17.5857; 79.6578
Country India
State Telangana
District Mahabubabad
Talukas Mahabubabad
Elevation
302 m (991 ft)
Population
  Total30,000 aprox 2,019
Languages
  Official Telugu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
506163
Telephone code08719
Vehicle registration TS-26
Websitewww.thorrur.com

Thorrur is a revenue division, mandal and a municipality in Mahabubabad district of Telangana, India. It is located on Jayaprakash Narayana road between Warangal and Khammam. It is at about 50 km from Warangal, 62 km from Suryapet and 70 km from Khammam. It is a rapidly growing town due to its location.

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Geography

The region of the Mandal is mainly plain with occasional hillocks. For a satellite and map view of Thorrur please click the following Google Maps link.

Demographics

Thorrur is a revenue division and mandal. Thorrur mandal consists of, including its villages has a total population of 76,519 of which 38506 are male and 38013 are female, according to 2011 census. Male female ratio is 987:1000. Of the total population, 12,179 are Scheduled Tribes and 14,468 are Scheduled Castes. The overall literacy percentage is around 55% of which male is 67% and female is 43%. Thorrur town has a population of 19,100 with 9,688 males and 9,412 females. The main language spoken is Telugu with quite a bit of Telangana accent. Majority of the population are Hindu with few Muslims and Christians. In addition, there are many tribals called lambada, mostly living in small hamlets (thandas).

History

Origins of the name Thorrur are not known. There is a fort (Ghadi), in Thorrur town, in the old village area, indicating local rulers (Jamindars) under Nizam or even earlier rulers. History of Thorrur is similar to that of Warangal ruled by Kakatiya's, Delhi sultanate, Mughals and finally Nizams. The region prospered during Kakatiya's period with the construction of tanks for villages, temples etc. Some people believe that name of the village thorrur came from 'Dora vuru'(village of ruler) --> 'doruru' --> 'dorrur' --> 'thorrur'.

Administration and Politics

Thorrur is in Palakurthi assembly constituency and Warangal parliamentary constituency. Though the assembly constituency is not named after Thorrur, it acts as the center for all political activities. Thorrur being the biggest town in the constituency, the main offices of all the political parties are located here. Indian National Congress and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) are the major political parties. Currently, Errabelli Dayakar Rao (TRS) and Pasunuri Dayakar (TRS) are the MLA and MP of Thorrur respectively. In the past, Dugyala Srinivasa Rao, Dr. Nemurugommula Sudhakar Rao, Nemurugommula Yatiraja Rao, were MLAs of Thorrur. The late Yatiraja Rao was the MLA of Thorrur for a period of about twenty years.

Thorrur Mandal has a ZPTC member representing it in Warangal Zilla Parishad. In addition, it has a Mandal president (MPP)elected by MPTCs belonging to different villages. Thorrur town has been declared as a municipality in 2018. Villages in Thorrur Mandal have gram panchayats with a Surpanch as the head and several ward members.

Thorrur has various state government offices for local administration. It has a Regional Development Officer(RDO), Mandal office, with a Mandal development officer (MDO) and Mandal revenue officer (MRO). In addition, it has a police station and a court to deal with law and order.

Education

Thorrur is known for Education hub Thorrur ZPPSS is one of the best govt high schools in district.

SCHOOLS : 1.Sharada High School(E/M & T/M). 2.Abhyas Montessori Techno School(E/M). 3.Vikas High school(E/M). 4.Siddarha High School (E/M,T/M). 5.Sahithi High School (E/M,T/M). 6.Little Flower High School (E/M). 7.St'Savio,Vikas E/M School. 8.Krishnaveni talent High School. 9.St.paul's high school.10.PSR school of excellence. 10.Vidya bharathi High school


Junior Colleges

1. Govt. Jr. College. 2.Vidyabhivardhini Jr. college. 3.Vaggdevi Jr. College. 4.Samatha Jr. College. 5.Ekashila Jr. College. 6.Sairam Jr. College. 7.Samatha ITI.

DEGREE COLLEGES 1.Sairam Degree College(SRDC).2.Samatha Degree & PG College. 3.Kakatiya Degree College. 4.Maharshi Degree College.

Nearest Cities

Transport

Road is the only means of transportation to Thorrur. Nearby railway stations are Warangal, Mahabubabad and Khammam. And the nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad. TSRTC buses connect Thorrur to important surrounding cities/towns like Hyderabad, Warangal, Suryapet, Jangaon, Khammam and Mahabubabad etc. In addition, buses connect to surrounding villages of Thorrur.

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