Muddenahalli

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Muddenahalli
village
Muddenahalli is located in Karnataka
Muddenahalli
Muddenahalli
Location in Karnataka, India
Muddenahalli is located in India
Muddenahalli
Muddenahalli
Muddenahalli (India)
Coordinates: 13°24′26″N 77°41′40″E / 13.40722°N 77.69444°E / 13.40722; 77.69444Coordinates: 13°24′26″N 77°41′40″E / 13.40722°N 77.69444°E / 13.40722; 77.69444
Country India
StateKarnataka
DistrictChikballapur
Founded byMurali Vulaganti
Government
 • BodyVillage Panchayat
Population
 • Total250
Languages
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA
Nearest cityChikballapur
Literacy80%
Lok Sabha constituencyChikballapur
Websitekarnataka.gov.in

Muddenahalli is a village situated 7 km from Chikballapur in Chikballapur District of Karnataka State. It is the birthplace of M. Visvesvarayya, one of the India's most accomplished engineers. Sathya Sai Grama is the haven of Institutions of Sri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Trust at Muddenahalli.[1][2]

Transportation[edit]

A railway station and railway line is being built from Chikballapur to Muddenhalli.[3] A gondola lift is being built from the summit of Nandi Hill to Muddenahalli.[4]

Muddenahalli is around 55 km from Bangalore via Yelahanka and Devanahalli. Public transport is available up to Chikkaballapur and then to Thirnahalli. Muddenahalli village is 2 km from this alighting point.

Tourism[edit]

There is a memorial to Sir M. Visvesvarayya on the family-owned land at Muddenahalli, with the Nandi Hills as a backdrop. The museum was renovated in view of his 150th birth ceremonies conducted on 15 September 2010.[5]

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