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Warangal and Hanamkonda as legend goes is linked with the dynasties of Great "Vishnukundins" and even
prior to it also of the Buddhist and pre_Buddhist periods of Indian History. During Eighth Century A.D.,
Warangal with an old name "Orukal" has served as Capital City of Yadava king of the Kakatiyas 
or Ganapatis making Warangal as Capital City. The name of Warangal "Orugallu" is said to be correct form
of Orukal which is the original designation ,the old town. The words the middle of the Warangal fort. The
Kakatiya line seems to have been in existence even earlier to the middle of 7th Century A.D. because the
famous Chines Piligrim Hieun-Tsang,mentions the name of the Kingdom of "Danakakitya" in the South. The
family name Kakatiya is derived from the local appellation of the Goddess Durga (Kakati). 

After the fall of Bahamani Kingdom, Warangal fell to the "Qutab Shahis" of Golkonda and thereafter it has
came under the sway of Nizams dominations.

Thus the city of Warangal has developed both under the political and historical influences of successive
great kings. The Historical events and development occurred in Warangal City. These are :-


1. Kakatiya Stage 1260 - 1422
2. Transmission Stage 1422 - 1725
3. Asifijahi Stage 1725 - 1948
4. Modern Stage 1948 - On Wards.