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In this module, you will learn about
the history, freedom fighters, climate, natural resources, national parks,
agriculture and industries of the Bengaluru division of Karnataka.Bengaluru Division

Bengaluru Division: History

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The
rulers of the Ganga dynasty were among the earliest to rule Bengaluru.

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Their capital was Kuvalalapura.

 

Bengaluru Division: History

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For
administrative convenience, the Vijayanagar Empire was divided into

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regions
called ‘Palepattu’.

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Some
of the prominent ‘Palepattus’ were:

§  Keladi,

§  Chitragurga,

§  Yelahanka Chikkaballapura

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An
officer called ‘Palegara’ was appointed to administer each ‘Palepattu’. Palegaras were leaders or
Nayaks and reported to the Vijayanagar Kings. 

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They
also had to submit taxes and give gifts to the kings. 

Bengaluru Division: Freedom Fighters

 

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K.C.
Reddy, who was the first Chief Minister of Mysuru state.

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 Kengal Hanumanthaiah, who was the second Chief
Minister of Mysuru state.

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 S. Nijalingappa, who was another Chief
Minister.

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Shantaveri
Gopala Gowda, who was a great socialist leader.

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Kadidal Majappa and Bageerathamma were

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some other important participants in the
freedom struggle.

 

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Kadidal
Majappa also participated in the freedom struggle.

Bengaluru Division: Climate

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The Bengaluru division has a tropical
monsoon type climate.

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However, the climate varies across
districts.

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Shivamogga district receives the highest
rainfall whereas Chitradurga district receives the lowest rainfall.

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Tumakuru,
Davanagere, Ramanagara, and Chikkaballapura districts receive moderate
rainfall.

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 Kolar district has
a hot climate.Bengaluru Division: Natural Resources

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Natural
resources are the resources obtained from nature such as rivers, forests,
waterfalls, animals, soil and minerals.

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Some
important rivers of the Bengaluru division are:

Ø  Uttara Pinakini Dakshina
Pinakini Vedavathi

Ø   Shimsha Tungabhadra,

Ø  Sharavathi

Ø  Varada

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The
world famous Jog Falls is formed by River Sharavathi in Shivamogga district.

v  Many important dams have
been built on rivers. For example, Vanivilas dam in Chitradurga district and
Gajanur dam in Shivamogga district. (Show this text along the previous in the
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Bengaluru Division: Natural
Resources

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Kolar
Gold Fields in this division is most famous for gold deposits. However, this
mining region is now mostly exhausted.

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Chitradurga

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district
has iron ore and copper deposits. In this district, minerals necessary for
atomic energy production are also found.

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Tumakuru
district also has iron ore deposits.Bengaluru
Division: Natural Resources

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Bengaluru
urban district has the least forest cover whereas

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Shivamogga
district has the densest forest cover.

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of plants and animals in forests.

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Some of the famous wildlife
sanctuaries and national parks are as follows:


Bannerghatta National Park in Bengaluru


Bhadra
Wild Life Sanctuary


Sharavathi
Wild Life Sanctuary


Shettyhalli
Wild Life Sanctary


Mandagadde
Bird Sanctuary in Shivamogga.Bengaluru Division:
Agriculture

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Dry
land agriculture, which is rain-dependent, is more common in this division.

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Shivamogga
district has good irrigation facilities and has a mix of sand and red soil.

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Bengaluru Division: Agriculture

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Farmers
can sell their crops directly to Agricultural Produce Markets set up by the
government in all taluk and district headquarters.

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Farmers
can store their produce in granaries and warehouses established by the
government.