Yeswanthpur

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Yeshwanthapura
neighbourhood
Flyover at Yesvantpur Junction, near the bus station
Flyover at Yesvantpur Junction, near the bus station
Yeshwanthapura is located in Bengaluru
Yeshwanthapura
Yeshwanthapura
Coordinates: 13°01′43″N 77°32′46″E / 13.0285°N 77.54620°E / 13.0285; 77.54620Coordinates: 13°01′43″N 77°32′46″E / 13.0285°N 77.54620°E / 13.0285; 77.54620
Country India
State Karnataka
District Bangalore
Metro Bangalore
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 560022
Vehicle registration KA-04

Yeshwanthapura /Yeswantpur /Yeswant-pore /Yeshwantpur or Yashwantpur is an industrial-cum-residential area located in the north western part of Bangalore City in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is close to areas like Malleswaram and Mathikere and the famous MS Ramaiah college and hospitals.

The biggest wholesale market of agricultural produce in the region, the Yeshwantpur APMC Yard, is situated in Yeswanthpur.[1][2]

Transport[edit]

  • Bus- The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation connects Yeshwanthpur with various part of the city.It has newly constructed bus stand along with a Traffic Transit Management Center ALONG WITH BMTC DEPOTS 8 & 26.
  • Rail- Yeshvantapur railway station, a major railway terminal is located in Yeswanthpur. The new railway terminal was built in 2001 besides the existing Krishnarajapuram terminal, to cater for the growing population of Bangalore. Many long distance trains to Delhi, Mumbai, Kochuveli(Trivandrum), Hyderabad, Indore, Howrah and Dibrugarh originate from here. Its also an important station for all trains going on the Bangalore-Hubli track[3] Yeshwanthpur is also linked to the Bangalore Metro project.[4] The Station code is YPR.
  • Metro Train - The BMRC(Reach-3,3A) connects Mantri Square Sampige Road to Peenya Industrial area started on 3rd March 2014.

Location[edit]

Yeshwanthpur is 6 km from the Bangalore City railway station. Yashwanthpur area consists of Kamala Nehru Extension, Gokula Extension, L.N. Colony, Model Colony, B.K.Nagar, Subedarapalya, Sundara Nagar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Truckers strike badly affects APMC market". Deccan Herald (India). 9 January 2009. Retrieved 1 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "APMC strike may hit fruit, vegetable supply". The Hindu (India). 8 August 2007. Retrieved 1 February 2009. 
  3. ^ Staff Reporter (10 June 2001). "Work on new Rly. terminus to start in a month". The Hindu (India). Retrieved 1 February 2009. 
  4. ^ Gopal, M S (27 January 2009). "From a sleepy neighbourhood to a bustling suburb". Citizen Matters (Oorvani Media Pvt Ltd). Retrieved 1 February 2009.