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Sanjaynagar is one of the prominent residential areas located in North of Bangalore, India. Established in the late seventies, it is now a sprawling locality in Bangalore. Located to the left side of NH 7, which leads to Kempegowda International Airport, Sanjaynagar comprises many colonies, established by the employees associations of N.G.E.F., HAL, CIL, Postal Colony, Siddhi Vinayaka Layout,and many more alike. Till date this remains in the vocabulary of the locals. Due to proximity to the International Airport, this is the most soughtafter location in North Bangalore.
Sanjaynagar is closer to central business district within 8 km (5 miles) from Bangalore City railway station, Vidhana Soudha and M G Road and is less than 2 km from Outer Ring Road. It is well connected to technical institutions such as M. S. Ramaiah Engineering College,Rajiv Gandhi Institute Of Technology and hospital, and Indian Institute of Science. It is at a distance of about 2 km from Hebbal Fly Over beginning from Mekhri circle side. It is also close to several important organizations - the headquarters of ISRO being one of them.
Sanjaynagar has a theatre called Vaibhav theatre, which was closed since 2014. It has been operational from May 2016 again. It is only entertainment available in the locality. Further Sanjaynagar is blessed with many small parks and roads where trees are lined and grown quite a bit. There are many schools. Famous Radhakrishna temple, which hosts many other temples like Venkateshwara, Ishwara, Ganapathi, Aanjaneya and Venugopala (Radhakrishna) in the same compound. Sanjayanagar Police Station is just before Radhakrishna Temple, while entering Sanjayanagar from Mekhri Circle side.
Sanjaynagar main road, though narrow at many places, is quite well populated with most things available (grocery, cafe coffee day, cloths store, dry clean, pet store, stationary shops, milk booth, restaurants etc.). Reliance fresh (left side), RMV Hospital (right side) are alongside the main road. Many other hospitals and numerous medical stores are located on both sides of the road.
Sanjayanagar is regarded as one of the posh localities in Bangalore. Many politicians, ministers, judges, and some police personnel stay in Sanjayanagar. University of Agriculture Sciences is located behind Sanjayanagar towards NH 7 on Bellary Road.
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