Vanivilas Women and Children Hospital

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Vani Vilas Women and Children Hospital
Public Hospital
Vanivilas Women and childrens hospital.jpg
The main building of hospital
Geography
Location Krishnarajendra Road, Bangalore, India
Services
Emergency department Yes
History
Founded 1935
Links
Lists Hospitals in India
The out patient department of Vanivilas Women and Children Hospital

Vani Vilas Women and Children Hospital is a government run hospital in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. It is attached to the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute.[1]

It was built in 1935, at a cost of 4lakhs. It was renovated in 2002 at a cost of 4.2 crores.[2]

In 2000, it was selected as one of the 11 AIDS control centres in India, and the sole one in Karnataka.[3]

The Vani Vilas Hospital stands on the grounds where the Fort Church and the Fort Cemetery once stood. The Land was acquired from the Church of England by the Mysore Government. Land was provided at Hardinge Road, Chamarajpet as compensation, where now stands the St. Luke's Church.[4][5][6]

Notable incidents[edit]

Indian movie superstar Rajnikanth was born into a Marathi family to Ranoji Rao Gaekwad and his wife Ramabai at this hospital on 12 December 1950.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vanivilas Hospital". Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  2. ^ "Vani Vilas Hospital gets Rs. 4-cr. facelift". Bangalore. The Hindu. May 28, 2002. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  3. ^ TS, Ranganna (August 31, 2000). "Vani Vilas Hospital, one of 11 AIDS control centres". Bangalore. The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-01-27. 
  4. ^ "History". St. Luke's Church, Chamarajpet, Bangalore. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "St Luke's Church, Bangalore Photo Gallery". Trip2Blr.com. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Dhanraj, Anik Luke; Isaac, Rabindran; Mercy (31 October 2010). Fortified revival. Bangalore: St. Luke's Church. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "How Shivaji became Rajinikanth". www.rediff.com. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 

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