Kadugodi

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Kadugodi
ಕಾಡುಗೋಡಿ
Kadugudi
Neighbourhood
Nickname(s): Whitefield, Kadugodi
Whitefield Railway Station
Small Tirupati
Coordinates: 12°58′N 77°45′E / 12.97°N 77.75°E / 12.97; 77.75Coordinates: 12°58′N 77°45′E / 12.97°N 77.75°E / 12.97; 77.75
Country  India
State Karnataka
Metro Bengaluru
Founded by Cholas Dynasty
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Body BBMP
Demonym(s) Bangalorean
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postal Index Number 560067[1]
Area code(s) +91-(0)80
Vehicle registration KA-53
Website www.bbmp.gov.in

Kadugodi (ಕಾಡುಗೋಡಿ IPA: [Kāḍugōḍi]), known as Kadugudi was founded by the great Cholas Dynasty. It is located in Whitefield, Bangalore in the state of Karnataka. Kadugodi comes from "kadu" & "Gudi" meaning "temple in a forest" in Kannada.

History[edit]

History speaks here about the great Chola. It is said that the temple was built in the 11th century by Chola kings in Kadugudi Hundreds of people attend every year.

Kadugodi Originally it was a "Aaranyapuri" means Village of Forest.

British Rule[edit]

The British built an overpass across the river Dakshina Pinakini in Kadugodi around 130 years ago.

Arts and Inscriptions[edit]

Cholas Dynasty's Inscriptions dating from 1043AD exists in Kadugodi, from the period of Rajendra Chola I, which describes the construction of the Pattanduru Lake, and Ganesh, Durga and Kshetrapaala temples by Chola chieftain Raja Raja Velan son of Permadi Gavunda.[2]

Temples[edit]

Kadugodi is Famous Temples there are may of temples are famous because of different reasons.

1. KaShivishwanatha Temple (Built in the period of Cholas Dynasty) recently it has been re constructed. 2. Sree RamanjanEya temple (one of the oldest temple) 3. Shiva temple (another Oldest temple 4. ETC (Ayyappa Temple, Ganesha Temple, Subramanya temple, GangaparameShvari temple, Graamadevate Maramma, Durgaparameshvari Temple, Shree Krishna temple & More)

Major Attraction[edit]

Sri Satya sai BABA ashram (spiritual center)

Mosques[edit]

Kadugodi is also famous for the 18th Century Mosque known as بڑی مسجد /Baḏî M̐aaĵíḏ Thousands of people come here throughout the Year. and there are five mosques in Kadugodi

Climate[edit]

Kadugudi is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. Its elevation is the highest among the major large cities of India.

View of inside Kadugodi.

Kadugudi has a tropical savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) with distinct wet and dry seasons. Due to its high elevation, Kadugudi usually enjoys a more moderate climate throughout the year, although occasional heat waves can make summer somewhat uncomfortable The coolest month is December with an average low temperature of 19.4 °C (66.9 °F) and the hottest month is April with an average high temperature of 36 °C (97 °F). The highest temperature ever recorded in Kadugudi is 36.8 °C (98.2 °F) (recorded in March 2012). However, the suburbs of Kadugudi recorded temperatures as high as 39 °C (102 °F). The lowest ever recorded is 9.8 °C (50 °F) (recorded in January 2013).

Winter temperatures rarely drop below 12 °C (54 °F), and summer temperatures seldom exceed 37 °C (99 °F). Kadugodi receives rainfall from both the northeast and the southwest monsoons and the wettest months are September, October and August, in that order. The summer heat is moderated by fairly frequent thunderstorms. The heaviest rainfall recorded in a 13-hour period in recorded on 17 October 2014

Climate data for Kadugodi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 32.8
(91)
36.9
(98.4)
37.7
(99.9)
37.3
(99.1)
38.9
(102)
38.1
(100.6)
33.3
(91.9)
33.3
(91.9)
33.3
(91.9)
32.4
(90.3)
32.7
(90.9)
31.1
(88)
38.9
(102)
Average high °C (°F) 27.6
(81.7)
30.2
(86.4)
32.9
(91.2)
35.1
(95.2)
33.3
(91.9)
29.4
(84.9)
28.1
(82.6)
26.5
(79.7)
29.3
(84.7)
28.0
(82.4)
27.0
(80.6)
26.2
(79.2)
29.4
(84.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.5
(70.7)
23.7
(74.7)
26.3
(79.3)
28.0
(82.4)
27.4
(81.3)
24.8
(76.6)
24.0
(75.2)
23.6
(74.5)
24.0
(75.2)
23.7
(74.7)
22.4
(72.3)
21.1
(70)
24.2
(75.6)
Average low °C (°F) 15.3
(59.5)
17.2
(63)
19.6
(67.3)
21.8
(71.2)
21.5
(70.7)
20.2
(68.4)
19.8
(67.6)
19.6
(67.3)
19.7
(67.5)
19.4
(66.9)
17.7
(63.9)
16.0
(60.8)
19.0
(66.2)
Record low °C (°F) 7.8
(46)
9.4
(48.9)
11.1
(52)
14.4
(57.9)
16.7
(62.1)
16.7
(62.1)
16.1
(61)
14.4
(57.9)
15.0
(59)
13.2
(55.8)
9.6
(49.3)
8.9
(48)
7.8
(46)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 1.8
(0.071)
7.9
(0.311)
7
(0.28)
40
(1.57)
110.2
(4.339)
89.1
(3.508)
108.9
(4.287)
142.5
(5.61)
241
(9.49)
154.5
(6.083)
54.1
(2.13)
17.5
(0.689)
974.5
(38.368)
Average rainy days 0.2 0.5 0.8 3 6.9 6 7.4 10 10.3 7.9 3.9 1.6 58.5
Average relative humidity (%) 60 52 45 51 60 72 76 79 76 73 70 68 65.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 262.3 247.6 271.4 257.0 241.1 136.8 111.8 114.3 143.6 173.1 190.2 211.7 2,360.9
Source #1: Indian Meteorological Department
Source #2: NOAA (humidity and sun: 2012–2014)

Transport[edit]

Rail[edit]

A Railway map of Kadugodi.

Kadugudi Railway Station, also known as the White Field Railway Station, is a divisional Railway line in the South Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways. There are four major railway stations in the city: Bangalore City junction, Bangalore Cantonment railway station, Bangalore East, Baypanahalli and Krishnarajapuram railway station. And Kadugudi is well connected by rail to most cities in Karnataka, as well as with other major cities in India.[3]Namma Metro has been said that it will be coming soon to Kadugudi and White Field.

Bus[edit]

BMTC's Volvo buses are a popular mode of commuting within Kadugodi. Buses operated by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) are an important and reliable means of public transport available in the city.[4] While commuters can buy tickets on boarding these buses, BMTC also provides an option of a bus pass to frequent users.[4] BMTC runs air-conditioned luxury buses on major routes, and also operates shuttle services from various parts of the city to Kadugodi

Auto[edit]

Three-wheeled, green and black auto-rickshaws, referred to as autos, are a popular form of transport. They are metered and can accommodate up to three passengers. But expensive for new peoples.

Taxi[edit]

Taxis, commonly called City Taxis, are usually available too, but they are only available on call. Taxis are metered and are generally more expensive than auto-rickshaws.

Education[edit]

Main article: Education in Kadugudi

Colleges[edit]

  • Gove. First-Grade College Kadugudi
  • MVJ College of Engineering attracts is one of the colleges in Kadugudi area.
  • Pragathi PU College
  • Ujjwal Pre-University College

Schools[edit]

  • Mt. Literal Zee School
  • Delhi Public School Whitefield
  • Pragathi school
  • Vibgyor
  • Govt. Pre University College Kadugudi
  • Govt. Middle School Kadugudi
  • Royal school
  • PVS Convent
  • Sharada Vidya Mandira
  • Ujjval Vidyalaya

Geographic location[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area code". Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Krishnamurthy, P V (2005). "Inscriptions of Bangalore East Taluk - A Study". Itihasa Dharshana. 20. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Popular Trains". Official webpage of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited. Archived from the original on 16 October 2007. Retrieved 17 October 2007. 
  4. ^ a b BMTC (29 January 2015). "Loyalty may pay for Volvo commuters!". Deccan Herald. Archived from the original on 29 January 2015. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 

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