Places of Interest
The great Kakatiya, Telugu king Ganapati Deva has constructed Pakhal lake in the deepest forest area for the future uses of farmland for agriculture purpose.
Pakhal Lake, situated amidst undulating forest land hills and dales is a popular retreat for the tourists. The lake constructed around 1213 A.D. by Kakatiyan Ruler, Ganapatideva is spread over an area of 30 km2., provides a beautiful site. Set around the shores of this lake is the Pakhal Wild Life Sanctuary with an area of 839 km2. It is a dense forest shelter for a variety of fauna.
The sanctuary harbors mammals which include the nilgai, chital, leopard, jackal, sloth bear, porcupine, langoor, bonnet macaque, and reptiles like the python, cobra, russell’s viper, common krait, monitor lizard, indian chameleon, and occasionally, marsh crocodiles. Fishes of the lake include Botcha, Rohu, Jella, Chandamama, Naayanikuntha, Peraka, Poomeenu, Korramatta, Kodipe, Kailam, &c. belonging to at least 6 orders of freshwater fishes.
Annaram Shareef Dargah
Yakub Shawali Baba Dargah is located in Warangal Rural District, Parvatagiri Mandal and Annaram Sharif. Warangal is about 144 km from Hyderabad. The mountain range is 38 km from Akkad. The Annaram Dargah is about 10 km from Parvatagiri. It is believed by the devotees that Yakub Shawali Baba’s wishes will be fulfilled soon. The dargah has a millennial history.
Yakub Shawali is an immigrant from the Arab country. Devotees claim that he has a younger brother, Ghomshavali, Bole Shawali, a younger sister, Mahabubiyamma, and a teacher called Gousfat. Yakub Shawali is a charity of the poor.Donate all of the money and get out of the country.Devotees claim that they came and settled in Annaram. After some physical attacks, he went into the pond and disappeared there.