Masab Tank

Did you ever wonder how our areas got their names? Take for example of Masab Tank. Do you know how Masab Tank got its name? Hyderabad is a culturally rich city, and Masab Tank is a major suburb in Hyderabad with couple of shopping malls and eateries like famous paradise hotel. It is the main junction which connects Mehdipatnam, Banjara Hills, Mallepally and Lakdi-ka-pul.

masabtank junction

History
It is an imprecise description of the word Maa Sahaba Tank. Maa-Sahaba was a designation gifted on Hayat Bakshi Begum, spouse of Qutub Shahi VI. The Talab or tank was constructed by Khanum Agha, Qutub Shah V’s mother, but it became prominent after his wife as Talab-e-Maa-Sahaba “Maa Sahaba Talab” got anglicized to Masab Tank.

Important Places:
1. Masab Tank has the Jawahar lal Nehru Technological University College Of Fine Arts opposite to eminent 3star Golconda Hotel.
2. Masab Tank has 10-storey Income Tax Department Towers. This is the office of Chief Commissioners of Income Tax.
3. Important  IRS officers quarters.
4. Chacha Nehru Park
5. Paradise Hotel
6. Hockey Ground

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