139th birth anniversary of Nawab Ali Nawaz Jung celebrated

, 1:59 PM IST

139th birth anniversary of chief engineer during the rule of Nizam of Hyderabad late Nawab Ali Nawaz Jung Bahadur was celebrated at Arts College. Late Ali Nawaz Jung was responsible for major irrigation works, buildings and bridges in Hyderabad State such as Osman Sagar, Nizam Sagar Himayat Sagar and Ali Sagar reservoir of Nizamabad district, also named after him. He served as a Chairman of National Planning Committee on River training and Irrigation. Since 2014, Government of Telangana announced that his birthday 11th July will be observed as Telangana Engineer’s day.

Nawab Ali Nawaz Jung Bahadur’s grand son Nawab Mir Hafeez Ali along with Engineer M A Imran, Syed Saleem Pasha, Engineer M Shyam Prasad Reddy, Prof. B Ramana Naik, FIE and Viditya Raju Naik attended the function.

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