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Wednesday, 16 January 2019

FACTS ABOUT KARNATAKA THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO VISIT!

Karnataka is a South Indian state, surrounded by Maharashtra and Goa on the north, Andhra Pradesh on the east, and Tamil Nadu and Kerala on the south. The name ‘Karnataka’ is derived from ‘Kari-Nadu’, meaning ‘land of black soil. Situated on the western edge of the Deccan plateau, the state was formed in 1956. Here’s presenting interesting facts about the state.


1. HISTORY



Karnataka was first created on 1s November 1956 with the name of the Mysore state. And on November 1973, it changed to Karnataka.

2. THE FIRST WOMAN TO LEAD AN ARMED REBELLION AGAINST THE BRITISH IS FROM KARNATAKA



Before the queen of Jhansi, Laxmi Bai took up arms; Rani Chennamma (1778-1829), Queen of the princely state of Kittur was the first person to lead an armed rebellion against British governance. In 1824, she rebelled against the kappa tax. More than three decades before Laxmi Bai.

3. KKGSS- KARNATAKA KHADI GRAMODYOGA SAMYUKTA SANGHA



In Bengeri in Hubli, is the only unit in India that is authorized to manufacture and supply the Flag of India.

4. FATHER OF CARNATIC MUSIC -PURANDARA DASA

He systematized the entire system of teaching Carnatic music that is followed to this day.

5. VIJAYANAGARA EMPIRE

It has lasted longer than the Mughal Empire and has left behind the famous Hampi ruins.

6. ECONOMY OF KARNATAKA

Karnataka has become the hub of IT industry with its growing presence in the city of Bangalore.

7. SECOND HIGHEST PLUNGE WATERFALL

Gersoppa aka Jog Falls, is the second-highest plunge waterfall in the country.

8. MYSORE PALACE

Built in 1912 by Krishnarajendar waydir IV. After taj mahal, this is the most visited place in India.

9. SECOND LARGEST DOME

Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur has second largest pre-dome in India.

10. FAMOUS PERSONS AND BORN LEGENDS

Bhimsen Joshi the khayal singer, human-computer Shakuntla Devi, Deepika Padukone, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble, former captain of the Indian Test team and spin legend were natives of Karnataka.

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