K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: Students studying BA (history) of SRR government arts and science college in Karimnagar town had a field visit to the Gandhi centenary museum in the heart of Karimnagar town to know the history and facts of the Karimnagar district in general and the Telangana state in particular.
As part of the World heritage week celebrations from November 19 to 25, the students of the history department visited the museum along with their faculty members on Tuesday. On this occasion, the history department head K Sudhakar, faculty members Ramkishan Rajender has explained the artefacts used by the ancient rulers such as Satavahana, Kakatiya and Vemulawada Chalukya dynasties and also the Nizam rulers.
The students were enlightened about the history, culture and civilisations. The faculty members educated the students about the tools, utensils, weapons used by the ancient rulers of the region. They explained about the recovery of the ancient tools and utensils etc by the excavations taken up by the Archaeological department.
They empowered the students about the great history and culture of the Karimnagar district including the prevalence of Buddhism with the location of Buddhist stupas at Dhulikatta. The Satavahanas ruled the district from Koti Lingala by making it their capital city and using of river Godavari for transportation facilities during those days. The teaching faculty also educated the great history of the Kakatiya dynasty and their temples in various parts of the district and the forts such as Nagunuru, Molangur, Ramagiri hillocks etc.