HUB: Chinna Kondur

SPOKES: Malkapur, Devalamma Nagaram, Lakkaram, Nelapatla, Jai kesaram, Lingojigudem, Pantangi, Jiblakpally, Vankamamidi

Yadari Bhudan district is carved out of erstwhile Nalgonda district. The district shares boundaries with Nalgonda, Suryapet, Warangal Urban, Siddipet, Medchal and Shamshabad districts. The district comprises 16 mandals and 2 revenue divisions – Bhongir and Choutuppal. The district is spread over an area of 3,091.48 square kilometres. As of 2011 Census of India, the district has a population of 726,465.

The district headquarters is located at Bhongir town which is a prominent business centre in the region. Named after the biggest and the most popular pilgrim centre in Telangana, Yadari is a district of historical and religious importance. This region is the birth place of Andhra Mahasabhalu, which ushered in the Indian freedom Movement in the Nizam state. Bhudan Pochampally in the district is the place where the social activist Vinobha Bhave’s Bhudhan movement was initiated. River Musi, local tanks and borewells are the major sources of agriculture which is the main occupation of the people in the rural areas of the district. Textile industry is also one of the focal points of the district. Pochampally handloom products are of national and international repute. Pochampally ikat, is a type of silk that finds its origin in a small town of Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana), Bhoodan Pochampally. Dubbed as the “Silk City of India”, the town is known for giving the world a fabric that can rival any other Ikat production in the country. The weaving process of the traditional Pochampally Ikat sarees is said to be brought to the small town of Pochampally from Chirala where the art was locally referred to as chit-ku.