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Country  India
State Karnataka
District Chikballapur
Founded by Murali Vulaganti
 • Total 250
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Chikballapur
Literacy 80%
Lok Sabha constituency Veerappa Moily

Muddenahalli is a village situated 7 km from Chikballapur in Chikballapur District of Karnataka State. It is the birthplace of Sir.M.Visweswaraih, one of the India's most accomplished engineers.


A railway station and railway line is being built from Chikballapur to Muddenhalli.[1] A Gondola lift is being built from the summit of Nandi Hill to Muddenahalli.[2]

Muddenahalli houses Muddenahalli-Sathya Sai Loka Seva School,founded by Late Rev. Madiyal Narayana Bhatt, a visionary educationist in Karnataka. In addition, Sri Sathya Sai University started a campus in Muddenahalli and the campus now offers Under Graduate programs.[3]


Muddenahalli is located at a distance of around 55 km from Bangalore via Yelahanka and Devanahalli. Public transport is available up to Chikkababallapur and then to Thirnahalli and Muddenahalli village is situated 2 km from this alighting point.


There is a memorial of Sir M. V. located on the family-owned land at Muddenahalli, with the Nandi Hills as a backdrop. The museum was renovated in view of 150th Sir MV Birth ceremonies conducted on September 15, 2010.[4]