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 Fort is located near NWKRTC Bus stand. At the entrance, there are two shrines, Ganapati and Durga. The fort is encircled by a moat. There are […]
The Jindal Steel Works Ballari (JSW) is in the process of purchasing the 878.1 acres of land within the area of Bhimagad Wildlife Sanctuary under the compensatory forest policy for its mining activities in Ballari district. Sources in the forest department have now confirmed that it is been done in accordance with the compensatory forest […]
This is a wonderful Video made on the Bhimgad Sanctuary and has some amazing images of the terrain and also DSLR captures of animals such as Tigers, which are awesome.
A notification under Section 26 A (b) of Wildlife (Protection) Act (1972) makes the 19,042.58 hectare forests of Khanapur taluk as Bhimgad sanctuary. During the final notification, the area has been increased from 13,167.18 to 19,042.58 hectare keeping in view the rich biodiversity and eco-morphological importance of the area. The critically endangered Wroughton’s free-tailed bats breed […]