Lachyan, Karnataka

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Lachyan
village
Lachyan is located in Karnataka
Lachyan
Lachyan
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 17°16′34.67″N 75°58′2.53″E / 17.2762972°N 75.9673694°E / 17.2762972; 75.9673694Coordinates: 17°16′34.67″N 75°58′2.53″E / 17.2762972°N 75.9673694°E / 17.2762972; 75.9673694
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Bijapur
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KA28

Lachyan is a village located in Indi Taluk, Bijapur district, Karnataka State, India. The total area of Lachyan is 2517 hectares. The nearest town to Lachyan, Indi, is 12 km away.

Shri Siddhaling Maharaj Math is a famous temple in Bijapur District.[1] According to legend, a famous saint called Siddalinga maharaj lived here. He was said to have performed many miracles and, at present, has thousands of followers.

In small village ITI, TCH, One Govt High School, One Private High school, PUC (Science, Arts, Commerce College)and Murargi Desai School. Mushrooming of Education in small village, Thousands of students taking advantage of it.[2]

The village is famous for having more number of teachers than any other village in Karnataka.[3]

It is located 65 km north of the district headquarters in Bijapur. It is 13 km from Indi and 596 km from the state capital in Bangalore.[4]

Karnataka chief minister, B. S. Yeddyurappa visited Lachyan in April 2011.[5]

  1. ^ "kanaja.in " ಕನ್ನಡ " ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಪ್ರವಾಸಿ ತಾಣಗಳು". kanaja.in. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Dr Motilal Rathod, MD, PhD
  3. ^ "ಈ ಗ್ರಾಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಮನೆಗೊಬ್ಬ ಶಿಕ್ಷಕ". kannadaprabha.com. Retrieved 26 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Lachyan Village-One Five Nine". www.onefivenine.com. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Yedyurappa CM Programs". yedyurappa.in. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 

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