Madipally is a village in Telangana. This ancient village of Telangana is located in Warangal District. Madipally is nearly 400-year old. This old village in the Warangal district of the Indian state of Telangana covers the medieval remaining of Warangal Fort.
Location of Madipally
Madipally is 6 km from Thorrur. It is exactly located about 60 kilometres from Warangal City of Warangal District. It is 125 km from Hyderabad, the capital city of the newly formed state in India, Telangana. Hyderabad also acts as a capital of Andhra Pradesh. This city is the capital of two states for 10 years.
History of Madipally
In Madipally, there lies an old well called Chelama. This is the oldest well in the village, dug approximately 200 years ago. Water from this well is considered pure by the villagers. It is believed that, the water of this old well has the unique feature to heal the skin diseases and other chronic diseases. Although Madipally is connected to municipal water through pipeline, villagers prefer well water for drinking. Villagers of Madipally take at least two pots of water from this well each day. The base of the well is a huge stone which the villagers are unwilling remove for fear of disturbing the water. The stone increases the chances of water contamination. Despite the stone at the base of the well, it has never run dry. Buruju, another tourist attraction in Madipally is a building almost 400 years old. It belonged from Nizam rule of Hyderabad. It is used to store weapons with protection in front. It belongs to Vatte Mahesh Chander Reddy. This building is now converted into a museum, which carries the war remaining from Nizam time.
Culture of Madipally
Villagers of Madipally celebrate the Dussehra festival in front of Gadi Maisamma (goddess). It is celebrated in two places of Madipally like Vatte Mahesh chander Reddy Gadi and Ramasahayam Kishore Reddy Gadi. In this festival, the local people used to give animal sacrifice or “bali” of the male goat.
Education of Madipally
The literacy rate of Madipally is average to other villages of Telangana. The children of Madipally have access to primary education from a school in the village.