History
Saturday, August 18, 2018
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Belgaum showed the way of voluntary subscriptions of road repairs in 1848

“The example of Belgaum thus followed in several towns and villages of the district. “ says the Thornton's Gazetteer, 66. In 1848 the leading men...
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Belgaum city Municipal Corporation was established in 1851

The Belgaum city Municipal Corporation Committee was established on 1 st December 1851. Now the same is called as Belagavi City corporation under the...
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Hosiery industry was started at Shahpur in 1920

In 1920 the hosiery industry was started at Shahpur (Belagavi ) by Shanta Beerapa Belur who was inspired by an exhibition in Bombay (now...
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Phadeppa Dareppa Chaugule Belagavi’s Olympic hero

Phadeppa (Pavananjey) Dareppa Chaugule was India’s first Olympic marathon runner. He represented India in the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium and finished 19th...

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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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