When the Krishna Raja Sagara Dam was constructed over the Kaveri River in 1932, water supply to the small agricultural village of Hulikere in Kalenahalli, Mandya district was limited. As a solution, Sir. M. Visvesvaraya designed the Hulikere tunnel. This tunnel would transport the KRS dam backwaters to the Hulikere village. Though the tunnel is […]
Kalyani Tank – The Biggest Temple Tank In Melukote
In ancient India, temples were typically built near a water source. They would be built on the banks of rivers, beside streams and lakes or have tanks adjacent to them. The Kalyani tank is one such water tank that stands in Melukote in the Mandya district of Karnataka. This ancient temple tank has a history […]
Barachukki And Gaganachukki Falls, Shivanasamudra – Fascinating Beauties of Nature
The Barachukki & Gaganachukki Falls at Shivanasamudra near Bangalore are counted among the 100 best waterfalls in the world. The perennial waterfalls formed by the River Kaveri are a splendid sight to watch during the monsoon season.
B. S. Yeddyurappa – the 19th Chief Minister of Karnataka
Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yeddyurappa or BSY is the 19th Chief Minister of Karnataka. He was the first Bharatiya Janata Party Chief Minister for any Southern state in India. He was despite bringing fame to BJP, evicted from the party due to allegations that are debatable. He was succeeded in the Chief Minister’s office by the President’s […]
Kotikallina Kaadu Basappa Temple – Where Pebbles Please the Lord
Kotikallina Kaadu Basappa Temple, a Shiva Temple in Mandya is famous for its strange offerings. At Kotikallina Shiva Temple stones are offered to the Lord.
Bekkalale near Mandya Where Cats are Worshiped
Bekkalale, a village near Mandya, is famous for the goddess Mangamma Temple that worships cats. Know about Bekkalale and cat worshipping here.
Mandya – Of Sugar and Rivers
Mandya, the sugar land of Karnataka, has many surprises in store for you. Learn about temples and sightseeing in Mandya and how to reach Mandya.
8 Top Adventure Activities to Enjoy at Kunti Betta
Kunti Betta near Bangalore is an ideal spot to enjoy various adventure activities. Visitors can enjoy trekking, rock climbing, etc. Read on to know more.
Yoga Narasimha Temple, Melukote
Yoga Narasimha Temple at Melukote is one of the most visited temples in Mandya. Read on to know how to reach and other information about this temple in Karnataka.
The River Lokapavani, Hobli, Mandya
The Lokapavani, a tributary of the river Kaveri, originates from Honakere, Hobli, Mandya and flows near the Karighatta hills.