Basavana Bagewadi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Basavana Bagewadi
Basavana Bagewadi is located in Karnataka
Basavana Bagewadi
Basavana Bagewadi
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 16°35′00″N 75°58′01″E / 16.5833°N 75.967°E / 16.5833; 75.967Coordinates: 16°35′00″N 75°58′01″E / 16.5833°N 75.967°E / 16.5833; 75.967
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictBijapur
Elevation
607 m (1,991 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total28,582
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
586 203
Telephone code08358
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA-28
Websitekarnataka.gov.in

Basavana Bagewadi is a panchayat town and taluka in Bijapur district in the state of Karnataka, India.

Demographics[edit]

Lord Basavanna

As of 2001 India census,[1] the town of Basavana Bagevadi had a population of 28,582. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Basavana Bagevadi had an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 61% of the males and 39% of females literate. 16% of the population was under 6 years of age.

Geography[edit]

The town of Basavana Bagewadi is in Basavana Bagewadi Taluka. The town of Basavana Bagewadi is situated along Bijapur–Bangalore National Highway No.13 at a distance of 44 kilometres (27 mi) from Bijapur, and 493 kilometres (306 mi) distance from the state capital of Bangalore.

There are 38 panchayat villages in Basavana Bagewadi Taluka:[2]

Government[edit]

The Town Municipal Council (TMC) Basavana Bagewadi was constituted in 1973. The TMC has 23 wards and equal number of councilors and 5 Numbers of Nominee Councilors. Basavana Bagewadi TMC stretches to an area of 10.30 sq km. Kudagi super national thermal power project 18 kilometres (11 mi), Basavan Bagewadi road Railway Station 19 kilometres (12 mi).[3]

In 1994 the town elected Patil Basanagoda Somanagouda, a representative of the Indian National Congress party.[4]

In 2012 the town's MLA of India S.K. Bellubbi handed over 623 houses to flood victims.[5]

History[edit]

Kudala Sangama

Basavana Bagewadi town is claimed to be the birthplace of Basava, the philosopher of the Lingayat sect. The Basaveshwar Temple was constructed in the 11th century during the rule of the Chalukya dynasty.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  2. ^ "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Village Panchayat Names of Basavana Bagewadi, Bijapur, Karnataka". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 13 November 2011.
  3. ^ Basavana Bagewadi Karnataka India Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  4. ^ "Karnataka Assembly Election 1994". Empowering India. Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  5. ^ Basavaraj F Kattimani (3 July 2012). "Basavana Bagewadi MLA S K Bellubbi handed over 623 newly built houses to flood affected families of Donur village in Basavana Bagewadi taluk on Tuesday". The Times of India. TNN. Retrieved 2018-07-16.

External links[edit]