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see HyderabadHyderabad
, former princely state, S central India. The former princedom of Hyderabad is now divided among the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Telangana. The Mughal empire conquered Hyderabad in the late 17th cent.
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, India.
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It was one of the several regions that made the erstwhile Asif Jahi Kingdom of Nizams, popularly known as Hyderabad.
While the subject of discussion was the idea of Telangana state, unwittingly the personality and the rule of Asif Jahi rulers, especially the last Nizam, became the focal point with members of various political hues either targeting them or praising them.
On Saturday, Ratan Tata will throw open the 117- year- old royal residence of the Asif Jahis, which has now been converted into a seven- star hotel, in the presence of Princess Esra, a descendant of the Nizams.
Introduced to India by the Arabs during the reign of Qutub Shahis, the ruler of Golkonda sultanate and founders of Hyderabad, the dish underwent many improvisations and changes to find its present form and stature during the Asif Jahis or the Nizams of Hyderabad.