Basavanagudi

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Basavanagudi
ಬಸವನಗುಡಿ
neighbourhood
National College Flyover, Basavanagudi.
National College Flyover, Basavanagudi.
Basavanagudi is located in Bengaluru
Basavanagudi
Basavanagudi
Coordinates: 12°56′N 77°34′E / 12.94°N 77.57°E / 12.94; 77.57Coordinates: 12°56′N 77°34′E / 12.94°N 77.57°E / 12.94; 77.57
Country India
State Karnataka
Metro Bangalore
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Basavanagudi is a residential and commercial locality in the Indian city of Bangalore. The residential area is located in South Bangalore and borders Jayanagar. The name "Basavanagudi" refers to the Bull Temple that is located here. It is a monolith statue of the Nandi Bull. Basava in Kannada, the local language, means Bull and Gudi means temple. Hence, the name Basavanagudi.[1]

Every year two day fair of peanuts is held near dodda ganapathi temple of Basavanagudi calle Kadlekai Parishe which translates to Groundnut Fair. Lot of different kinds of groundnuts are exhibited and sold during this time.[2]

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