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Sunday, October 22, 2017

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Image Courtesy: eddieolliffe.wordpress.com 1860 Barracks in Belgaum now Belagavi

Military station was established at Belgaum in 1828

The establishment of military station at Belgaum (now Belagavi) in 1828 caused statutory agency to look civil affairs cantonment board was constituted; it is...

Vintage tank in middle of society; stands as a mute spectator still fighting against...

This tank can be seen on the outskirts of RC Nagar i.e Beyond Guru Prasad Colony on the way to Mandolli village. It is...

Kittur Rani Chennamma’s birth place was Kakti fort

Kakati (on NH 4 towards Kolhapur) was the place where Kittur Rani Chennamma was born and grew up, has become nothing more than a...