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Banaswadi, Bengaluru
Banaswadi, Bengaluru is located in Bengaluru
Banaswadi, Bengaluru
Banaswadi, Bengaluru
Coordinates: 13°00′54″N 77°39′07″E / 13.015°N 77.652°E / 13.015; 77.652Coordinates: 13°00′54″N 77°39′07″E / 13.015°N 77.652°E / 13.015; 77.652
 • BodyBBMP
 • Total3.46 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
 • Total46,142
 • Density13,000/km2 (35,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Area code(s)91-80
Vehicle registrationKA 53

Banaswadi is a locality situated to the north east of Bangalore, about 6 km from the city centre. It is Ward no 27 of the BBMP[1] and is further divided into two regions; Chikka Banaswadi and Dodda Banaswadi. Historically the area was known as primarily residential; little more than a village on the city outskirts;[2] however the ongoing expansion of the city limits, the proximity of the locality to the international airport and the arrival of the outer ring road connecting Banaswadi to the City's IT hubs has seen the rapid improvement of the area and the emergence of a number of commercial and business activities...[3][citation needed]

Localities in the ward 27[edit]

Localities in the ward: HRBR Layout 1st and 2nd (P) blocks, PNS Layout, Subbayya palya extension, Chowdeshwari Layout, Jai Jawan Nagar, Yerra Reddy Layout, Ex-Servicemen colony, Ramaiah Layout, Banaswadi, Dodda Banaswadi, Annaiah Reddy Layout, Vijaya Bank colony, OMBR Layout.[4]


The population of Banaswadi has grown by approximately 44% since 2001, adding 14,144 people. Based on 2001 Census data, 10.6% of the population are Scheduled Castes, whilst less than 1% are Scheduled Tribes.


Banaswadi is located at just 2 km distance from Kasturi Nagar.

The Banaswadi Anjaneya temple in the locality is popular and it is believed that on the day of Hanuman Jayanti, the eye of the deity in stone secretes tears.


  1. ^ Ward, BBMP. "BBMP ward & Councillors". Archived from the original on 26 June 2015. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  2. ^ Kumar, Sheila (11 February 2013). "Lost more than we've gained?". Bangalore Mirror. Archived from the original on 10 April 2013.
  3. ^ Dsouza Prabhu, Ruth (28 December 2012). "Pockets of Progress". Deccan Herald.
  4. ^ "Banaswadi Ward 27". BBMP.

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