Raichur, a city situated between the Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers, is located 409 kilometres from the capital of Karnataka, Bengaluru. The city that has an attachment to history and culture that goes back to the days of Emperor Ashoka. Origin of the name The name Raichur, originally Rayachooru, means a king’s place in Kannada. The […]
Raichur is also called the 'Town of Two Rivers' bounded by the Krishna River on the north and the Tungabhadra River on the south. The name of this place which is of considerable antiquity, can be traced back to the Twelfth Century at least. Learn more about Raichur here.
Nestled in a small village of Karnataka is the Vanadurga Fort that was once used as a station by a unit of a royal force. The fort is located in the village of Vanadurga in Shahapur taluk of Yadgir district in Karnataka. The village of Vanadurga is located to the north of Shorapur and to […]
India is a country with a large number of forts. Some of the forts were built as plain structures, some were complex constructions, and some were beautified with ornamental elements while some others were built to represent architectural grandeur. However, there is another category of forts that have always generated keen interest among the people. […]
Kanakanala Dam is a small reservoir built across the river Kanakanala. The river Kanakanala flows through the Krishna basin in Karnataka. The dam is situated in Killarhatti under Kustagi Taluk of Raichur district of Karnataka. The construction of the reservoir was completed in the year 1975. Since then it has been meeting the water demands […]
Basava Sagar Dam is built across River Krishna and is also called Narayanpur Dam. It is located in Narayanpur in Yadgir district of Karnataka. Yadgir is a famous district with historical value that belongs to the Raichur constituency. This place is closer to Bijapur district. Basava Sagar Dam was a single purpose project and was […]