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The Hyderabadi connection dates Pointing the Hyderabad’s connection with Malegaon yatra, Purushottam Patil, a retired engineering professor from the family of Pujaris of the Khandoba temple with which the annual event is connected back to the days of the Qutub Shahi kings and the Nizams as they had started the yatra. The Nizams’ love for horses resulted in their active participation in the yatra and they had provided all facilities for traders coming from different parts of the country. The fair goes back at least 350 years in this small town in Loha taluka of Nanded district in Maharashtra and reflects the culture and traditions of the notified castes and dependent communities in areas that were once part of the Hyderabad State under the Asaf Jahi rulers. It served as a meeting place for the scattered families of communities like Vaidu, Kaikari, Potharaju, Masanjogi, Chudbudkewale, Wadderas and Pardis from the Telangana-Marathwada-Karnataka regions. Apart from the trade in cattle, the fair was also an occasion to hold panchayats to settle disputes among the scattered communities. A proud horse trainer Md. Moinuddin introduces the rare miniature horse put up for sale at the Malegaon yatra saying, “This is Laddu from Jalpally farms near Hyderabad, it costs Rs.15 lakh only” as curious on lookers and probable purchasers flock his stall at the fairgrounds.he  said have been participating in the event since quite a few years and our horses have always been among the costliest on display here,” he says to denote the connection he is currently handling trading of horses on behalf of Hyderabad breeders Faisal bin Thrip and Abdulla bin Thrip, represents the continuing connection of Telangana and its capital city with this nearly old fair. The fair goes back at least 350 years in this small town in Loha taluka of Nanded district in Maharashtra and reflects the culture and traditions of the notified castes and dependent communities in areas that were once part of the Hyderabad State under the Asaf Jahi rulers. It served as a meeting place for the scattered families of communities like Vaidu, Kaikari, Potharaju, Masanjogi, Chudbudkewale, Wadderas and Pardis from the Telangana-Marathwada-Karnataka regions. Apart from the trade in cattle, the fair was also an occasion to hold panchayats to settle disputes among the scattered communities.
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