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KARNATAKA
Karnatakais a state in the south
western region of India. It is the
largest state in South India and
seventh largest in India. It
was formed on 1 November 1956, with
the passage of the state
Reorganisation Act. Originally known
as the State of Mysore, it was
renamed Karnataka in 1973. The state
corresponds to the Carnatic region. Its
capital and largest city is Bangalore.
ABOUT KARNATAKA
• Karnataka is also known as Karunadu.Kannada is the principal
language used to communicate by the people of Karnataka which is
also mother tongue of the most.Citizen of Karnataka or who speaks
Kannada is known as Kannadiga.The present Karnataka state
consists of three different geographical regions namely Karavali or
coastal, Malenadu or Western ghats and Bayalu seemae or plains(
plateau). Arabian sea is on western side of Karnataka. The Karavali
region lies between Arabian sea on the west and
Malenadu(western ghats ) on the east. The region which is east of
Malenadu is Bayalu seemae. The human population of Karnataka as
per 2011 C.E census is around 6.25 crores or 62.5 millions.The
Karnatka has rich and diversified culture. Many ancient art forms
are practiced like Yakshagana, Dollu Kunita etc.
TRAVELING
• Travel to Karnataka by Air: Karnataka has seven airports in Bangalore,
Mysore, Hampi, Mangalore, Hubli, Belgaum, and Bijapur. The Bengaluru
International Airport in Bangalore and the Mangalore International Airport
are the two airports that offer international flights to and from Karnataka.
• Travel to Karnataka by Rail: All major cities of Karnataka are well linked to
other parts of the country by a wide rail network. Bangalore railway
station is the most important railway terminal. Besides, Karnataka also has
an intrastate rail network, which connects cities with in the state.Konkan
Railway connects Mumbai ( Bombay ), Kochi ( Cochin ) and Goa to coastal
region of Karnataka.
• Travel to Karnataka by Road: An excellent network of roads connects cities
internally. Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) connects
the state to other major cities and states. A number of national highways
link Karnataka state with other states of India ( Bharat )Goa, Maharashtra,
Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
• Get around[edit]
- BY BUS
• Transportation is made easy by the
numerous services available from
the KSRTC (Karnataka State Road
Transport Corporation). They ply not
only intra-state buses, but also inter-
state buses to neighboring states.
KSRTC reservation counters are
aplenty all over the state, and tickets
can also be booked online.
Services available:
- BY AIR
• There are a few airports (Aerodromes) in
Karnataka, but only handful of them are
operational at Bengalooru, Mangaluru,
Hubli and Belagaum (Balagavi). There are
daily flights operating between Mangaluru
(Mangalore) and Bengaluru (Bengalore)
and also between Mumbai and Mangaluru
- BY WATER
• Karnataka has many rivers and sea
shore line, Yet transportation by water
is negligible as compared to other
mode of transport in the state. One can
find handful of boats sailing but mostly
used for personal purposes or
fishing.There are several factors which
have hindered the water transportation
in Karnataka.

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KARNATAKA.pptx

  • 1. KARNATAKA Karnatakais a state in the south western region of India. It is the largest state in South India and seventh largest in India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the state Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973. The state corresponds to the Carnatic region. Its capital and largest city is Bangalore.
  • 2. ABOUT KARNATAKA • Karnataka is also known as Karunadu.Kannada is the principal language used to communicate by the people of Karnataka which is also mother tongue of the most.Citizen of Karnataka or who speaks Kannada is known as Kannadiga.The present Karnataka state consists of three different geographical regions namely Karavali or coastal, Malenadu or Western ghats and Bayalu seemae or plains( plateau). Arabian sea is on western side of Karnataka. The Karavali region lies between Arabian sea on the west and Malenadu(western ghats ) on the east. The region which is east of Malenadu is Bayalu seemae. The human population of Karnataka as per 2011 C.E census is around 6.25 crores or 62.5 millions.The Karnatka has rich and diversified culture. Many ancient art forms are practiced like Yakshagana, Dollu Kunita etc.
  • 3. TRAVELING • Travel to Karnataka by Air: Karnataka has seven airports in Bangalore, Mysore, Hampi, Mangalore, Hubli, Belgaum, and Bijapur. The Bengaluru International Airport in Bangalore and the Mangalore International Airport are the two airports that offer international flights to and from Karnataka. • Travel to Karnataka by Rail: All major cities of Karnataka are well linked to other parts of the country by a wide rail network. Bangalore railway station is the most important railway terminal. Besides, Karnataka also has an intrastate rail network, which connects cities with in the state.Konkan Railway connects Mumbai ( Bombay ), Kochi ( Cochin ) and Goa to coastal region of Karnataka. • Travel to Karnataka by Road: An excellent network of roads connects cities internally. Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) connects the state to other major cities and states. A number of national highways link Karnataka state with other states of India ( Bharat )Goa, Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. • Get around[edit]
  • 4. - BY BUS • Transportation is made easy by the numerous services available from the KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation). They ply not only intra-state buses, but also inter- state buses to neighboring states. KSRTC reservation counters are aplenty all over the state, and tickets can also be booked online. Services available:
  • 5. - BY AIR • There are a few airports (Aerodromes) in Karnataka, but only handful of them are operational at Bengalooru, Mangaluru, Hubli and Belagaum (Balagavi). There are daily flights operating between Mangaluru (Mangalore) and Bengaluru (Bengalore) and also between Mumbai and Mangaluru
  • 6. - BY WATER • Karnataka has many rivers and sea shore line, Yet transportation by water is negligible as compared to other mode of transport in the state. One can find handful of boats sailing but mostly used for personal purposes or fishing.There are several factors which have hindered the water transportation in Karnataka.
  • 7. - FOOD • These are a few specialty dishes you can feast on in Karnataka: • Dosa - A thin dough baked until crisp and containing masala. To eat, pieces are broken off and dipped in one of the amazing sauces (chutney) that accompany the dish. • Bisibele Baath - Made of vegetables, rice and lentils and a lot of spices. • Raagi and Akki Rottis - Similar to tortillas but made of raagi (English: coracan, finger millet) or rice flour and black cumin, asafoetida, fresh coriander, grated coconut, green chillies and finely chopped onions. • Raagi Mudde – A staple food in some South Indian households. It is basically made by cooking raagi flour in water and rolling it into thick-consistency balls. Raagi mudde is swallowed and not chewed after dipping it into ghee and sambar. • Idli - Idli, also romanized "idly", is made by steaming batter — traditionally made from black lentils and rice — into patties using a two to three inch diameter mold. • Jolada Rotti: A thin tortilla made of Jawar baked on both sides for 2-3 minutes, grown in northern part of Karnataka. Preferable to have with brinjal curry.
  • 8. LANGUAGE • Kannada is one of the Dravidian languages of South India. Apart from being the language of the majority in Karnataka, there are also a large number of people speaking it in the neighboring states of Karnataka i.e. Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.
  • 9. HISTORY • The history of Karnataka goes back more than two millennia. Several great empires and dynasties have ruled over Karnataka and have contributed greatly to the history, culture and development of Karnataka • The impact of kingdoms of Karnataka origin have been felt over other parts of India also. The Chindaka Nagas of central India Gangas, Rashtrakutas of Manyakheta, Chalukyas of Vengi, Yadava Dynasty of Devagiri were all of Kannada origin who later took to encouraging local languages. • In the medieval and early modern periods, the Vijayanagara Empire and the Bahmani Sultanate became the major powers in Karnataka. The latter disintegrated to form five Deccan Sultanats. The Deccan Sultanates defeated the Vijayanagara Empire in 1565. • After the Anglo-Mysore Wars, where the East India Company defeated the forces of Tipu Sultan, Company Rule began in India. Karnataka was divided between Bombay State, Mysore State, and Hyderabad State. Formal rule under the British Crown began in 1858. During this time, railways and airways, as well as modern universities were introduced in Karnataka. • India became Independent in 1947, and according to the States Reorganizatio Act, 1956, the Kannada-speaking areas of Hyderabad State, Madras State were unified with Mysore State. The state was renamed Karnataka in 1973.
  • 10. DRESS • Women in Karnataka wear their traditional dress of Saree. The sarees are weaved with cotton and silk fabric. As a result most of the Karnataka people prefer to wear silk sarees. In ancient times Karnataka region was famous for silk fabric. Still, we can find beautifully designed silk sarees in every place of Karnataka
  • 11. CULTURE • Contemporary theatre culture in Karnataka is one of the most vibrant in India with organizations like Ninasam, Ranga Shankara and Rang on foundations laid down by the Gubbi Veeranna Nataka Company. Veeragase, Kamsale and Dollu Kunitha are popular dance forms. Bharatanatya also enjoys wide patronage in Karnataka