Darur

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Darur
Village
Nickname(s): 
Darr
Darur is located in Karnataka
Darur
Darur
Location in Karnataka, India
Darur is located in India
Darur
Darur
Darur (India)
Coordinates: 16°43′N 75°04′E / 16.72°N 75.06°E / 16.72; 75.06Coordinates: 16°43′N 75°04′E / 16.72°N 75.06°E / 16.72; 75.06
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictBelgaum
Founded byDruga Muni
TalukasAthni
Government
 • TypeDecentralised
 • BodyGrama Panchayat
Area
Dhavaleshwar C U
 • Total04 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total5,244
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Darur is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] It is located in the Athni taluk of Belgaum district in Karnataka.

History of Darur: There are myths about the construction of village. The Rushi or Muni Druga is the founder of the village. Earlier it was covered by huge forest later on its open-up for agriculture, as water sources are plenty in this area.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Darur had a population of 5,244 with 2,669 males and 2,575 females. The village is well known by Krishna River and its flood prone area, historically this is famous for agriculture and animal husbandry.

Darur Grama Devate is Avva Ningavva and recently[3] from 2010 Shri Bhagyvanti Devi temple is famous and thousands of worshipers visit every Friday.

Yuva Brigade Darur.

Education[edit]

Education as concern, primary education started late 50 decades, legends like Shri Basaprabhu Dhavaleshwar headed institution for long period; also he served as President of Belgaum district teachers association. in 1982 Government High school Started, and it is famous for quality and excellence in surrounding villages. more than 80% population is literates and adopted modern life style in routine life. three doctorates awarded in academically by name Dr. Shantinath Baloj, Professor of English, Dr Chidanand Dhavaleshwar, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Dr. Basavaraj Dalawai is about to award soon. Basavaraj Darur(MCA)

Agriculture[edit]

Agriculture is the main source of economy. Now the village is known for commercial crops such as, sugar cane, cotton, sunflower, and traditional crops like maize, soybean, rice, and wheat.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Village code= 19400 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 18 December 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India : Darur, Belgaum, Karnataka". Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  3. ^ Dhavaleshwar C U History of Darur
  4. ^ Volume No.. 3 (2013), Issue No. 08 (August), ISSN 2231-5756. International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management

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