Basavana Bagewadi

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Basavana Bagevadi
ಬಸವನ ಬಾಗೇವಾಡಿ
panchayat town
Basavana Bagevadi is located in Karnataka
Basavana Bagevadi
Basavana Bagevadi
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 16°35′00″N 75°58′01″E / 16.5833°N 75.967°E / 16.5833; 75.967Coordinates: 16°35′00″N 75°58′01″E / 16.5833°N 75.967°E / 16.5833; 75.967
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Bijapur
Elevation 607 m (1,991 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 28,582
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 586 203
Telephone code 08358
Vehicle registration KA-28

Basavana Bagevadi is a panchayat town and taluka in Bijapur district in the state of Karnataka, India.

Demographics[edit]

Lord Basavanna

As of 2001 India census,[1] the town of Basavana Bagevadi had a population of 28,582. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Basavana Bagevadi had an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 61% of the males and 39% of females literate. 16% of the population was under 6 years of age.

Geography[edit]

The town of Basavana Bagewadi is in Basavana Bagewadi Taluka. The town of Basavana Bagewadi is situated along Bijapur–Bangalore National Highway No.13 at a distance of 44 km from Bijapur, and 433 km distance from the state capital of Bangalore.

There are 38 panchayat villages in Basavana Bagewadi Taluka:[2]

  • Alamatti
  • Arashanagi
  • Beeraladinni
  • Byakod
  • Chimmalagi
  • Dindawar
  • Donur
  • Golasangi
  • Huvinahippargi
  • Hanamapur
  • Hebbal
  • Hunshyal PB
  • Ingaleshwar
  • Itagi
  • K.Salawadagi
  • Kanakal
  • Kolar
  • Kudagi
  • Malaghan
  • Managoli
  • Mannur
  • Markabbinahalli
  • Masabinal
  • Masuti
  • Mulawad
  • Muttagi
  • Narasalagi
  • Nidagundi
  • Ronihal
  • Sasanur
  • Satihal
  • Talewad
  • Telagi
  • Ukkali
  • Vadavadagi
  • Vandal
  • Yalawar
  • Yaranal

Government[edit]

The Town Municipal Council (TMC) Basavana Bagewadi was constituted in 1973. The TMC has 23 wards and equal number of councilors and 5 Numbers of Nominee Councilors. Basavana Bagewadi TMC stretches to an area of 10.30 sq km. Kudagi super national tarmal project 18 km, Basavanbagewadiroad Railway Station 19 km.

History[edit]

Kudala Sangama

Basavana Bagewadi town is claimed to be the birthplace of Basava, the founder of the Lingayat religion. The Basaveshwar Temple was constructed in the 11th century during the rule of the Chalukya dynasty.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Village Panchayat Names of Basavana Bagewadi, Bijapur, Karnataka". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 13 November 2011.