History

Chamarajanagar

On 15th August 1997 as a gift of Golden Independence of India, the Honourable Chief Minister J H Patel , Karnataka Government, inaugurated the new district at M.M. Hills . On the same day the then Deputy Chief Minister Siddaramaiah along with District Minister H. Nagappa, MLA Vatal Nagaraj who had lead many agitations for the formation of Chamarajanagar District, MLA H S Mahadevaprasad, MLA A.R. Krishna Murthy inaugurated the Deputy Commissioner’s Office of Chamarajanagar District. This function was presided by Ex- Governor of Kerala B. Rachaiah also the elderly statesman and leader of the Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha Constitutency. This District was one of the seven new districts formed on that day. Those seven districts are Chamarajanagar, Udupi, Davanagere, Haveri, Koppal, Gadag, Bagalkote. These seven new Districts was the result of reports by Vasudev Rao Samithi, Hundikar Samithi, Gaddhigowdar Samithi, Zilla Horata Samithi etc.

Chamarajanagar is the southernmost district in the state of Karnataka india.It was carved out of the original larger mysore district in the year 1997. chamarajanagar town is the headquarters of this district.

Chamarajanagar was earlier known as Sri Arikottara. Chamaraja Wodeyar, the Wodeyar of Mysuru was born here and hence this place was renamed after him. The Vijaya Parsvanath Basadi, a holy jain shrine was constructed by Punisadandanayaka, the commander of the Hoysala king Gangaraja in the year 1117 AD.

Kollegala

Kollegala is one of the major tataluks in the Chamrajnagar District of Karnataka State in the south of India. It is also the largest taluk in Karnataka, Kollegala is well known for its silk industry which attracts traders from all over the state.

Madras Presidency was under the control of the independence and the independence of India until 1956. Later this part was added to Karnataka from the state of Tamil Nadu on the basis of linguistic province. ‘Kollegal’ is the name of two sages named “Kowalah” and “Gawava” to come to this name. It is believed they both developed the area. The town is famous for the silk sarees industry that is made of handloom here.

he town is also known as “silk city”.This is one of the largest taluks in Karnataka. This was the biggest taluk earlier. Division of Kollegal taluk, made a new taluk of Chamarajanagar district and made Hanuru a taluk center. The population of Kollegal town was estimated at 55,432 in 2005. [1] The PU Education Center of this part of Kollegal is.

Gundlupete

Gundlupet or Gundlupete in Kannada is a town in the Chamrajanagar district of the Indian state of karnataka. This small town is about 56 km from the Mysore-Ooty / Mysore-Calicut NH 212 highway and about 200 km from Bangalore, the state capital. Gundlupet is the last town in Karnataka en route to Ooty, Wayanad, Kozikode, situated very close to Tamil nadu and Kerala state borders. National Highway -67 ( NH-67 ) starts from Gundlupete and ends in Nagapattinum in Tamil Nadu via Ooty and Coimbatore.

The Bandipur National Park Forest Office is 17 km from Gundlupet. Previously this town was known as “Vijayapura” which got its name due presence of historical Vijayanaranyana temple.

Yelandur

Yalandur is a small taluka town in Chamarajnagara districts in the Indian state of karnataka. It has historic and cultural importance in this region.

Hanur

Hanur is a town in Chamrajnagar district of Karnataka state, India. It is new taluk.