These kings belonged to two distinct dynasties: the earlier line of the Solar race which had a succession of seven kings of the Ratti or Reddi tribe, and the later line of the Ganga race. [191] The cultural scene is very diverse due to Bangalore's mixed ethnic groups, which is reflected in its music concerts, dance performances and plays. [239] The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited SC is based in Bangalore. [70], Bangalore has a handful of freshwater lakes and water tanks, the largest of which are Madivala tank, Hebbal lake, Ulsoor lake, Yediyur Lake and Sankey Tank. The Begur inscription is written in Halegannada (ancient Kannada), mentions 'Bengaluru Kalaga' (battle of Bengaluru). On Sundays the park is closed to vehicles, so you will need to enter from the MG Road entrance, turn right and park along the road behind the High Court. [143] As of 2017, IT firms in Bengaluru employ about 1.5 million employees in the IT and IT-enabled services sectors, out of nearly 4.36 million employees across India. [50] Throughout the 19th century, the Cantonment gradually expanded and acquired a distinct cultural and political salience as it was governed directly by the British and was known as the Civil and Military Station of Bangalore. Bangalore contributes four members to the lower house of the Indian Parliament, the Lok Sabha, from its four constituencies: Bangalore Rural, Bangalore Central, Bangalore North, and Bangalore South,[117] and 28 members to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. [110] Indian National Congress councillor Sampath Raj became the city's mayor in September 2017, the vote having been boycotted by the BJP. There are 4 ways to get from Hindupur to Park Palace Hotel Madiwala, Bangalore by train, taxi or car. Cubbon Park Bangalore. Some of the other notable players from the city who have represented India include Gundappa Vishwanath, Syed Kirmani, E. A. S. Prasanna, B. S. Chandrasekhar, Roger Binny, Venkatesh Prasad, Sunil Joshi, Robin Uthappa, Vinay Kumar, KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Brijesh Patel and Stuart Binny. The Chinnaswamy Stadium is the home of India's National Cricket Academy.[236]. [203][204] Bangalore has a significant number of international schools due to expats and IT crowd. Spanning over an area of 25,000 acres the park houses some richest natural zoological reserves. A sewerage system, constructed in 1922, covers 215 km2 (83 sq mi) of the city and connects with five sewage treatment centres located in the periphery of Bangalore. A vernacular dialect of this, known as Bangalore Kannada, is spoken among the youth in Bangalore and the adjoining Mysore regions. Bangalore /bæŋɡəˈlɔːr/, officially known as Bengaluru[12] ([ˈbeŋɡəɭuːɾu] (listen)), is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Karnataka. [57] In July 1928, there were notable communal disturbances in Bangalore, when a Ganesh idol was removed from a school compound in the Sultanpet area of Bangalore. Below are some of the historical schools in Bangalore and their year of establishment. [20][21] It is home to many educational and research institutions. Subsequently, the British Wesleyan Mission established the first English school in 1832 known as Wesleyan Canarese School. In 1809, the British shifted their cantonment to Bangalore, outside the old city, and a town grew up around it, which was governed as part of British India. Rome2rio makes travelling from Bengaluru Airport (BLR) to The Pride Hotel, Bangalore easy. [151] The state has also resisted the massive investments required to reverse the rapid decline in city transport which has already begun to drive new and expanding businesses to other centres across India. [195], Until the early 19th century, education in Bangalore was mainly run by religious leaders and restricted to students of that religion. Bangalore receives rainfall from both the northeast and the southwest monsoons and the wettest months are September, October and August, in that order. THE Park Hotels, pioneers of luxury boutique hotels in India, is present in India’s major cities and leisure destinations. Bangalore is home to Bengaluru Beast,[243] 2017 vice champion of India's top professional basketball division, the UBA Pro Basketball League. [54] The Indian Institute of Science was established in 1909, which subsequently played a major role in developing the city as a science research hub. International Tech Park commonly called ITPL and ITPB is a tech park located in Whitefield, Bangalore, 18 km from the city centre. ",, "Kolkata has 9,600 millionaires, $290 billion in total wealth", "Mumbai richest Indian city with total wealth of $820 billion, Delhi comes second: Report", "Inscription reveals Bengaluru is over 1,000 years old", "Many miles to go from Bangalore to Bengalūru", "From today, Bangalore becomes Bengalooru", "Bangalore, Mysore, Other Karnataka Cities to be Renamed on 1 November", "Centre nod for Karnataka's proposal on renaming cities", "Bangalore had human habitation in 4000 B.C. In the earlier half of 20th century, the Nandi Hills waterworks was commissioned by Sir Mirza Ismail (Diwan of Mysore, 1926–41 CE) to provide a water supply to the city. The existing Kannada name, Bengalūru, was declared the official name of the city in 2006. Cubbon Park is a large, well maintained park in the heart of Bengaluru, and covers an area of some 300 acres. [202] Schools in Bangalore are either government run or are private (both aided and un-aided by the government). Groundwater occurs in silty to sandy layers of the alluvial sediments. It has a population of more than 8 million and a metropolitan population of around 11 million, making it the third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in India. Other sports personalities from Bangalore include national swimming champion Nisha Millet, world snooker champion Pankaj Advani and former All England Open badminton champion Prakash Padukone.[242]. Karnataka Rajyotsava is widely celebrated on 1 November and is a public holiday in the city, to mark the formation of Karnataka state on 1 November 1956. [66] No major rivers run through the city, although the Arkavathi and South Pennar cross paths at the Nandi Hills, 60 kilometres (37 miles) to the north. [37] Vishnuvardhana expelled the Cholas from all parts of Mysore state. The city hosted the Miss World 1996 beauty pageant. [227] Direct To Home (DTH) services also became available in Bangalore from around 2007. [67], In the 16th century, Kempe Gowda I constructed many lakes to meet the town's water requirements. Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation. A mayor and deputy mayor are also elected from among the elected members of the council. A random sampling study of the air quality index (AQI) of twenty stations within the city indicated scores that ranged from 76 to 314, suggesting heavy to severe air pollution around areas of traffic concentration. The lowest ever recorded is 7.8 °C (46 °F) in January 1884. [60] Public sector employment and education provided opportunities for Kannadigas from the rest of the state to migrate to the city. Kannada theatre is very popular in Bangalore, and consists mostly of political satire and light comedy. Find all the transport options for your trip from Bengaluru Airport (BLR) to The Pride Hotel, Bangalore right here. It began operation on 24 January 2014. [64] The majority of the city of Bangalore lies in the Bangalore Urban district of Karnataka and the surrounding rural areas are a part of the Bangalore Rural district. In June 1972 the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was established under the Department of Space and headquartered in the city. The growth of IT has presented the city with unique challenges. [238] Bangalore has a number of elite clubs, like Century Club, The Bangalore Golf Club, the Bowring Institute and the exclusive Bangalore Club, which counts among its previous members Winston Churchill and the Maharaja of Mysore. [165] While commuters can buy tickets on boarding these buses, BMTC also provides an option of a bus pass to frequent users. The heaviest rainfall recorded in a 24-hour period is 179 millimetres (7 in) recorded on 1 October 1997. This park provides campus facilities for multi national giants like IPsoft, General Motors, Société Générale, Mu Sigma, Xerox, Conduent, AT&T, Soais, Sharp, Scientific Games, Medtronic, iGATE, IBM, GE, Airtel, Vodafone, Moving Picture Company, TCS, Startek, Gyansys Infotech, Technicolor, Atos, Unisys, Delphi, Huawei, Oracle, Perot Systems , Applied Materials, GalaxE Solutions, First American Corporation and other medium and small sized companies. Bangalore experienced rapid growth in the decades 1941–51 and 1971–81, which saw the arrival of many immigrants from northern Karnataka. Observe the first photograph in this post, it shows the blend of greeneries, heritage building and a modern skyscraper. [72] The coolest month is January with an average low temperature of 15.1 °C (59.2 °F) and the hottest month is April with an average high temperature of 35 °C (95 °F). By 1961, Bangalore had become the sixth largest city in India, with a population of 1,207,000. [35] According to Edgar Thurston[36] there were twenty-eight kings who ruled Gangavadi from the start of the Christian era until its conquest by the Cholas. After Veera Ballala III's death in 1343, the next empire to rule the region was the Vijayanagara Empire, which itself saw the rise of four dynasties, the Sangamas (1336–1485), the Saluvas (1485–1491), the Tuluvas (1491–1565), and the Aravidu (1565–1646). ", "The Digital South Asia Library-Imperial gazetteer of India", "5: Bangalore: mud fort to sprawling metropolis", Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, "8: Public domain—contested spaces and lack of imageability", "Malleswaram, Basavanagudi, the new extensions", Karnataka State Gazetteer: Bangalore District, "Bangalore torpedo gave them their D-Day, 69 years ago", "Death Toll Raised to 66 in Fire at Circus in India", "Governance, economic settings and poverty in Bangalore", "District census handbook- Bangalore rural", "The Rediff interview. [10][19] Bangalore is home to 7,700 millionaires and 8 billionaires with a total wealth of $320 billion. Bangalore Biotech Park, Karnataka The project was sanctioned at a total Project Cost of Rs 32.26 Cr; with KBITS contribution of Rs 17.81 Cr and DBT Contribution of Rs 14.45 Cr. Some of the KSRTC buses to Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh ply from Shantinagar Bus Station, Satellite Bus Station at Mysore Road and Baiyappanahalli satellite bus station. Hasan, Fazlul. The name "Bangalore" represents an anglicised version of the Kannada language name and its original name, "Bengalūru" ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು [ˈbeŋɡəɭuːru ] (listen). A rapid transit system called the Namma Metro is being built in stages. [135] The IT hub, Whitefield region is the most polluted area in Bangalore. [171] Bangalore is sometimes called as the "Pub Capital of India" and the "Rock/Metal Capital of India" because of its underground music scene and it is one of the premier places to hold international rock concerts. It is expected to be operational by 2021.[161]. Kempe Gowda was restricted by rules made by Achuta Deva Raya, who feared the potential power of Kempe Gowda and did not allow a formidable stone fort. UB City, the headquarters of the United Breweries Group, is a high-end commercial zone. [181] Bangalore's international art festival, Art Bangalore, was established in 2010. [213], The first printing press in Bangalore was established in 1840 in Kannada by the Wesleyan Christian Mission. The encouragement of high-tech industry in Bangalore, for example, has not favoured local employment development, but has instead increased land values and forced out small enterprise. 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As a cosmopolitan city, Bangalore has also encouraged the growth of Telugu, Urdu, and English literatures. Bangalore Through The Centuries. [174][175], Biannual flower shows are held at the Lal Bagh Gardens during the week of Republic Day (26 January) and Independence Day (15 August). International Tech Park commonly called ITPL and ITPB is a tech park located in Whitefield, Bangalore, 18 km from the city centre. It was captured by the British East India Company after victory in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War (1799), who returned administrative control of the city to the Maharaja of Mysore. Bengaluru (2006 előtt Bangalor, angol átírással Bangalore, kannada nyelven: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು) az indiai Karnátaka állam székhelye. [132], Bangalore generates about 3,000 tonnes of solid waste per day, of which about 1,139 tonnes are collected and sent to composting units such as the Karnataka Composting Development Corporation. Telephone lines were laid to help co-ordinate anti-plague operations. [91], Bangalore suffers from the same major urbanisation problems seen in many fast-growing cities in developing countries: rapidly escalating social inequality, mass displacement and dispossession, proliferation of slum settlements, and epidemic public health crisis due to severe water shortage and sewage problems in poor and working-class neighbourhoods. [105], Kannada is the official language of Bengaluru, but the city is multi-cultural. [114] The BBMP works in conjunction with the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) and the Agenda for Bangalore's Infrastructure and Development Task Force (ABIDe) to design and implement civic and infrastructural projects. The service is operated by D-VoiS and is paid for by the State Government. [146] Forbes considers Bangalore one of "The Next Decade's Fastest-Growing Cities". [41] During the reign of the Vijayanagara Empire, Achyuta Deva Raya of the Tuluva Dynasty raised the Shivasamudra Dam across the Arkavati river at Hesaraghatta, whose reservoir is the present city's supply of regular piped water. Boasting a kids' club, this property also provides guests with an outdoor pool. Plays are organised mostly by community organisations, but there are some amateur groups which stage plays in Kannada. Bangalore is known as the "Garden City of India" because of its greenery, broad streets and the presence of many public parks, such as Lal Bagh and Cubbon Park. The total number of vehicles as on date are 44 lakh vehicles, with a road length of 11,000 kilometres (6,835 miles). 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In 1859, Bangalore Herald became the first English bi-weekly newspaper to be published in Bangalore and in 1860, Mysore Vrittanta Bodhini became the first Kannada newspaper to be circulated in Bangalore. [133] In 2008, Bangalore produced around 2,500 metric tonnes of solid waste, and increased to 5000 metric tonnes in 2012, which is transported from collection units located near Hesaraghatta Lake, to the garbage dumping sites. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. [55] In 1912, the Bangalore torpedo, an offensive explosive weapon widely used in World War I and World War II, was devised in Bangalore by British army officer Captain McClintock of the Madras Sappers and Miners. The airport started operations from 24 May 2008 and is a private airport managed by a consortium led by the GVK Group. [139], Ιn 2012 Bangalore generated 2.1 million tonnes of Municipal Solid Waste (195.4 kg/cap/yr). In 1945 when World War II came to an end, King George Royal Indian Military Colleges was started at Bangalore by King George VI; the school is popularly known as Bangalore Military School[198][199], In post-independent India, schools for young children (16 months–5 years) are called nursery, kindergarten or play school which are broadly based on Montessori or multiple intelligence[200] methodology of education. Located in : Central Bangalore . [190] The Alliance Française de Bangalore also hosts numerous plays through the year. [2] Bangalore played an important role during the Indian independence movement. The Government of Karnataka has carved out the new district of Ramanagara from the old Bangalore Rural district. Bangalore is kent as gairden ceety acause o its bonnie gardens. It has a population of over ten million, making it a megacity and the third-most populous city and fifth-most populous urban agglomeration in India. [96] Bangalore once had a large Anglo-Indian population, the second largest after Calcutta. [233], Cricket and football are by far the most popular sports in the city. [197] The Bangalore High School was started by the Mysore government in 1858 and the Bishop Cotton Boys' School was started in 1865. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. THE Park Preferred is an exclusive membership to the finest collection of boutique hotels in India,THE Park Hotels. Bangalore also houses several research and development centres for many firms such as ABB, Airbus, Bosch, Boeing, General Electric, General Motors, Google, Liebherr-Aerospace, Microsoft, Mercedes-Benz, Nokia, Oracle, Philips, Shell, Toyota and Tyco. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Upon completing the required coursework, students enroll in general or professional degrees in universities through lateral entry.[207][208]. THE Park Hotels is a five-star luxury boutique hotel chain in India with hotels in Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Visakhapatnam, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai, Kolkata and Navi Mumbai. [13] Located in southern India on the Deccan Plateau, at a height of over 900 m (3,000 ft) above sea level, Bangalore is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. [85] Bangalore was the fastest-growing Indian metropolis after New Delhi between 1991 and 2001, with a growth rate of 38% during the decade. The city hosted some games of the 2014 Unity World Cup. Visit Cubbon Park to breathe some fresh air. A consortium of Singapore companies then joined forces with the Tata Group to take on the project. [130] It also has a trade office of Canada[131] and a virtual Consulate of the United States. In 1687, the Mughal general Kasim Khan, under orders from Aurangzeb, defeated Ekoji I, son of Shāhji, and sold Bangalore to Chikkadevaraja Wodeyar (1673–1704), the then ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore for three lakh rupees. [96][97][98] Already in the 16th century, Bangalore had few speakers of Tamil and Telugu, who spoke Kannada to carry out low profile jobs. The Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Indian Super League club Bengaluru FC are based in the city. [44] Today, Bangalore is India's third most populous city. [150] Infosys and Wipro, India's third and fourth largest software companies are headquartered in Bangalore, as are many of the global SEI-CMM Level 5 Companies. [136] Recently a study found that over 36% of diesel vehicles in the city exceed the national limit for emissions. [225] Though the number of satellite TV channels available for viewing in Bangalore has grown over the years,[226] the cable operators play a major role in the availability of these channels, which has led to occasional conflicts. The Karnataka Municipality, works to shift 300 families annually to newly constructed buildings. The river Kaveri provides around 80% of the total water supply to the city with the remaining 20% being obtained from the Thippagondanahalli and Hesaraghatta reservoirs of the Arkavathi river. The city has hosted some games of the 2014 Unity World Cup. Roadside vendors, tea stalls, and South Indian, North Indian, Chinese and Western fast food are all very popular in the city. Beginning September 2008, Bangalore has also been hosting the Kingfisher Airlines Tennis Open ATP tournament annually.[237]. [34], The region of modern-day Bangalore was part of several successive South Indian kingdoms. The city's history dates back to around 890 AD, in a stone inscription found at the Nageshwara Temple in Begur, Bangalore. The families living in the slum were not ready to move into the temporary shelters. [101] Bangalorean Christians are principally migrants of Roman Catholic and Protestant traditions, constituted by Tamil Christians, Mangalorean Christians, Kannadiga Christians, Malayali Syrian Christians and Northeast Indian Christians. The Residency of Mysore State was first established in Mysore City in 1799 and later shifted to Bangalore in 1804. It was abolished in 1843 only to be revived in 1881 at Bangalore and to be closed down permanently in 1947, with Indian independence. Bangalore is called as the Silicon Valley of India because of the large number of information technology companies located in the city which contributed 33% of India's ₹1,442 billion (US$20 billion) IT exports in 2006–07. Bangalore is a divisional headquarters in the South Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. The park apparently dates back to 1870. [201] Primary, middle school and secondary education in Bangalore is offered by various schools which are affiliated to one of the government or government recognised private boards of education, such as the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC), Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE), Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), International Baccalaureate (IB), International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). Members contesting elections to the council usually represent one or more of the state's political parties. [210] University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering was established in the year 1917, by Sir M. Visvesvaraya, At present, the UVCE is the only engineering college under the Bangalore University. The main bus depots that KSRTC maintains are the Kempegowda Bus Station, locally known as "Majestic bus stand", where most of the out station buses ply from. It was formerly called Bangalore International Airport. [234] A significant number of national cricketers have come from Bangalore, including former captains Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble. [37], In 1117, the Hoysala king Vishnuvardhana defeated the Cholas in the Battle of Talakad in south Karnataka, and extended its rule over the region. [224] Doordarshan also launched a Kannada satellite channel on 15 August 1991 which is now named DD Chandana. [173], Bangalore is also home to many vegan-friendly restaurants and vegan activism groups, and has been named as India's most vegan-friendly city by PETA India. [74] There were also unofficial records of 41 °C (106 °F) on that day. This page was last edited on 23 January 2021, at 20:10. Isa sa mga pinakamabenta namin sa Bangalore Situated in Bangalore, 13 km from Forum Mall, Koramangala, Zone By The Park Electronic City features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. Bangalore: Historical Publications, 1970. The Park Hotel located on Mahatma Gandhi Road, the heart of the city promises the best for travelers looking for luxury hotels in Bangalore. Residents of Bangalore are referred to as "Bangaloreans" in English and Bengaloorinavaru or Bengaloorigaru in Kannada. Bengaluru is known as the garden city, and Cubbon Park is one of the main reasons. A health officer was appointed and the city divided into four wards for better co-ordination. The town had two main streets—Chikkapeté Street, which ran east–west, and Doddapeté Street, which ran north–south. Kaupunki on asukasluvultaan Intian kolmanneksi suurin kaupunki ja sen metropolialue on viidenneksi suurin.Kaupungissa asui vuoden 2011 väestönlaskennan mukaan 8,4 miljoonaa asukasta ja metropolialueella 8,5 miljoonaa asukasta. Kempe Gowda declared independence, then in 1638, a large Adil Shahi Bijapur army led by Ranadulla Khan and accompanied by his second in command Shāhji Bhōnslé defeated Kempe Gowda III,[44] and Bangalore was given to Shāhji as a jagir (feudal estate). Taxis are metered and are generally more expensive than auto-rickshaws. [102][103][104] Muslims form a very diverse population, consisting of Dakhini and Urdu-speaking Muslims, Kutchi Memons, Labbay and Mappilas. [37] Veera Ballala III had appointed a civic head at Hudi (now within Bangalore Municipal Corporation limits), thus promoting the village to the status of a town. [139][140] 42% of the households migrated from different parts of India like Chennai, Hyderabad and most of North India, and 43% of the households had remained in the slums for over 10 years. While much is already being done about collecting and monitoring air quality data, little focus has been given on managing the impacts that bad air quality is having on the health of citizens. The Rail Wheel Factory is Asia's second-largest manufacturer of wheel and axle for railways and is headquartered in Yelahanka, Bangalore. [109] Elections to the BBMP were held on 28 March 2010, after a gap of three and a half years since the expiry of the previous elected body's term, and the Bharatiya Janata Party was voted into power – the first time it had ever won a civic poll in the city. The number of wards increased to 198 in 2009. ", "Can the 'American Dream' be reversed in India? According to census 2011[update], Kannada spoken by 46%, Tamil spoken by 13.99%, Telugu spoken by 13.89%, Urdu spoken by 12%, Hindi spoken by 5.4%, Malayalam spoken by 2.8%, Marathi spoken by 1.8%, Konkani spoken by 0.67%, Bengali spoken by 0.64%, Odia spoken by 0.52%, Tulu spoken by 0.49%, Gujarati spoken by 0.47% and Other languages spoken by 1.33%. Later in the year 1882 the priests from the Paris Foreign Missions Society established the St Joseph's College, Bangalore. 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