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Sarvagnanagar, formerly known as Cox Town, is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city of Bangalore, India. It is located in central Bangalore, and begins roughly near the eastern end of Ulsoor Lake.
History and name
The city has his roots from British Cantonment. The Wheeler road is named after General Wheeler, the Assaye road brings back memories of battles fought by Madras Sappers. In 2007, the State Government changed the name from Cox Town to Sarvagnanagar. But the old name of the Coxtown is Doddakunte (literally means Big lake) village.
Cox Town is a Locality in Bangalore City. Surrounded By Cooke Town, Wheeler Road, MM Road, Fraser Town, Richards Town Localities. Bangalore East Railway station is 1 km from Cox Town. It is 28 km from Bengaluru International Airport. Bus Stops Nearby are Banasawadi Railway Station, Itc Factory, Cox Town, Jeevanahalli, Samad Layout, Cooke Town, HRBR Layout, HBR Layout, Buses pass through Cox Town are 128, 252N, TR7, 126A, 123, 169, 122, 126, 127, 153 it is 3 km distance from Shivajinagar Bus terminus. And it is 7 km distance from K R Market Bus terminus.
ITC Infotech Park has become a part of industrial heritage located on Banaswadi Road. It used to be Peninsular Tobacco Factory in 1920s, subsequently becoming Imperial Tobacco Company post-independence.
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