Mathighatta

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Mathighatta
town
Country India
StateKarnataka
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Mathighatta is a central location in India for many local villages including: Siddaramanahalli, Kavalipura, Kurubarahalli, Kurubarahalli Thanda, Kavalipura, Cheelanahalli, Devarahalli, Banjenahalli, G. Karehalli, Beeranahalli, Dasarahalli, Madalu, Sadarahalli, Huligondi, Lakkenahalli, Lakkenalli Thanda, Kariyanahalli, Kuppalu and Siddarahatti.

Facilities[edit]

Facilities include: Primary Health Center, Vijaya Bank with ATM, Electricity (MESCOM) Maintenance Center, BSNL telephone exchange, SKR High School, government and private HIGHER PRIMARY school(NHPS) a library, a small Post Office and BCM Girls Hostel.All the basic essential items are easily available with so many shops.

SKR High School had a good reputation in and around Kadur. SHR High was popular during the early 1970s and 1980s. Most of the high school students were natives of Mathighatta and neighboring villages. NIVEDITHA HIGHER PRIMARY SCHOOL Had a good reputation in and around .Giving the quality English education making the village student to grow well and helping them move all around the world.Most of the students out puted from this school have been in good position I,e Doctors and engineers and bringing the village name up.And give the very good education in low cost to some extent as compare to the towns. Apart from natives of Mathighatta, most of the government servants working in and around the local villages reside here.

Though it is well connected by road (NH206), bus facility is good . All the KSRTC buses stops here(Previously till 2013 only Chikkamagaluru division buses were stopping here,after that because of huge protest by Students all the buses stops here now), mainly to facilitate transport of school/college children to Kadur or Banavara during the daytime.

Problems[edit]

Since the main highway passes through this village, it is prone to road accidents. For example, even the primary school buildings are on both sides of highway, leading to schoolchildren crossing the road.

The water supply and street lighting are maintained by the panchayath. Almost every agricultural family owns a bore well, most of which dry up during the summer. This causes severe water problems for the villagers and livestock.

Major crops[edit]

Major crops include: coconuts, groundnuts, vegetables, sunflowers, ragi and hurali.

Temples[edit]

Mathigatta is a very holy place by Bhanashankari Amma temple, where every year there will be fest (Jatra)in the month of March . All the villagers surrounding mathigatta will join together and celebrate this fest.