Shadnagar town is constituted as Grade III Municipality in the year 24th August 2011, it is an ancient town During 1869-1911, under 6th Nizam Mahboob Ali Khan, Shadnagar was formed. Maharaja Krishnan Prasad, who belongs to Janampeta, was ruling under the 6th Nizam. He was famous among the peers maharaja, and known by his pen name ‘Shad’. Based on the name ‘Shad’, Shadnagar was formed.
Burgula Ramakrishna Rao was the first elected Chief Minister of the erstwhile Hyderabad State and a great stalwart who led the struggle against the Nizam in the erstwhile princely State. He was born on March 13, 1899, in Padakallu village, Kalwakurthy taluk, Mahabubnagar district. His surname was "Pullamraju'' and after some time he was known by his village name "Burgula.''. He was one of the founder members of the Hyderabad State Congress. He presided over the third Andhra Mahasabha conference at Devarakonda in 1913 and was responsible for creating an awakening among the people of Telangana for their rights, and promoting the library movement in the State.
The place is very well known for first formation of Panchayat Raj in Andhra Pradesh, Electronic voting machine, the first Chief Minister before Andhra Pradesh formation. The first Panchayat was formed in Shadnagar by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. It was formed on October 14, 1959. It was an auspicious day, as it was Vijay Dashami (Dusheera). The head of Panchayat was Appareddy, a Kothur candidate. After that it was taken ahead by Balanagar candidate Amar Reddy followed by Farooqnagar candidate Dhamodar Reddy.
The first electronic voting machine was tested in this place. It was in the realm of Andhra Pradesh hero NTR. He started Telugu Desham Party in 1982 and during 1983 assembly elections was held. It was for the first time in Andhra Pradesh, the electronic voting machine was introduced and it was tested in... Read More