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Monday, June 25, 2018

Special Cover-By India Post of Bandu Patil of Belgaum

                      The cover design depicts Late. Sri Bandu Patil of Belgaum with the then PM of India Late Sri.Lalbahadur Shastri. Late Sri Bandu Patil represented...
Vijaynagar the temporary Railway station made for the 1924 Belgaum session

Railways came to Belgaum in 1887

The first train in India was flagged off on April 16, 1853, a Saturday, at 3:35 pm between Bori Bunder (Mumbai) and Thane, a...
belgaum-Fort-Entrance

200 years ago in 1818 Belgaum fort was captured by the British

It was the day of April 12, 1818 Brigadier General Munro captured the Belgaum fort and placed it under the Military Command of Madras....

Forts in and around Belagavi

A 1955 map shows all the forts near Belagavi.   with inputs from Bramhanand Chipre and Aziz Hafiz Belagavi Fort Map Location : http://goo.gl/maps/kr8v Coordinates: 15°51'29"N   74°31'27"E The Belagavi...
Belgaum Fort Ramaswamy gate

Belgaum fort as described by Mrs GUTHRIE

First published in 2009 Bramhanand Chipre got a hand on this one and it’s worth a read. The history of the Belagavi fort and Belagavi...

Swami Vivekananda and his Belagavi visit

From 15 to 27 October 1892 Swami Vivekananda had come to Belgaum(now Belagavi) and he resided for 9 days. The said house is in the...
Gandhiji Evening Walk at 1924 Belgaum session

Belgaum Congress Session 1924 Images

The INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS held its thirty-ninth session at Belgaum(now Belagavi) on the 26th & 27th Dec. 1924. Gandhiji was the president of the Congress...
Belgaum 1924 Congress session

The Little Town with a Large Heart

By Nitin Khot For a hundred years, from the Kittur uprising of 1824 to the 39th Session of the Indian National Congress of 1924, Belgaum...
civil hospital belgaum

Did you Know This? Belagavi civil Hospital was opened in 1859

Did you Know This? Belgaum(now Belagavi) civil hospital was opened in 1859 at a cost of Rs.5377 average inbound patients 25 and OPD were 125. This...
Femila Ice Cream Photo Santosh Purohit

Have you seen this Belagavi?

If you have seen Bal Shivaji in Azad cinema, and know that Radio was once a movie-theatre, you’re probably of the generation that has...

Golden Memories-Good Old Belgaum of the 1950’s

by Bhau Deshpande Random memories of life in Belgaum(Now Belagavi) in 1950's at times could be distorted. Evening long walks from RPD corner to Rex talkies...

Belagavi’s Famous Billiard Saloon

By George J Coelho Belgaum (Now Belagavi), with all its small-world charm, was hardly a place which had too many attractions. Apart from the Cinema...