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Telsang is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Telsang is located in India
Telsang (India)
Coordinates: 16°43′N 75°04′E / 16.72°N 75.06°E / 16.72; 75.06Coordinates: 16°43′N 75°04′E / 16.72°N 75.06°E / 16.72; 75.06
Country India
TalukasAthani (Karnataka)
 • Total10,407
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code08289-276476
Vehicle registrationKA-23
Nearest cityBijapur 42 km, Athani 32 km, Jamakhandi 37 km and Jatt 33 km
ClimateLittle Hot (Köppen)

Telsang is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1] It is located in the Athni taluk of Belgaum district in Karnataka.


In Telsang, there are several temples, such as Venkateshwar Temple, Ellamma Temple, Sri Mallikarjuna and Basavanna Temple, Vithoba Temple, Shankarlinga Temple, Hanuman Temple and more in this village five great Matha Hirematha, Virakta matha, Sidramappan Matha Andani Matha and Horatti Matha.

Just 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) away from Telsang towards Jamakhandi, there is another old temple of Lord Shree Banada Mallikarjuna. On every last Monday of shravana masa, all village people gather and worship this god. This temple is surrounded by many trees.

Now recently the renovation of Sri Mallikarjuna and Basavanna Temple present at the village center is done by the village people.

Every year the priest of Sri Mallikarjuna Temple will carry the Kambi (the wooden statue of god) to Srisailam (the holy place in Hyderabad) by foot. (around 600 kilometres (370 mi) from Telsang). In Srisailam the priest performs the pooja of kumbi near the Krishna River (Patal Ganga) and then returns to Telsang. Just after arrival of the kambi in Telsang all village people celebrate the festival called "Mallayyana Aideshi" by singing and chanting the songs of lord Sri Mallikarjuna for 5 days.

People also celebrate a festival called Ellammana Jathra for the goddess Ellamma on Gouri Hunnime every year. A big crowd will be gathered on this occasion to celebrate the Jathra for three days. Same day on Giurihunnime Rotti families are celebrating Gouri pooja for 5 days.

From Telsang village there is two great freedom fightrs one is Shri Baburao Hujare who was first M.L.A in bomby state erliar to Karnataka yekikarana and another one is Shri.Dhanavant Rayappa Halingali.


As of the 2001 India census, Telsang had a population of 8,407 with 4,295 males and 4,112 females.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Village code= 21200 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 December 2008.

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