First published in 2009 By Bramhanand Chipre (AAB’s History Editor) Belgaum(now Belagavi) is one of the oldest, strong, prominent and well cultured historical place, nestling high in the Western Ghats. The old town area with cotton and silk weavers stands gloriously besides the modern, bustling, tree-lined British Cantonment. Step out of the forts and you […]
Some more old photos of Belgaum, which I got through an email. All the above images are copyright of their respective owners.
The old photo of Sambhaji Chowk (Bogarves) was being circulated on the internet. Just make a comparison Then and Now. The exact year of the photograph is also not known. THEN NOW The old building still exists with the clock tower replacing the Police umbrella.
Another image for those oldies who spent time in camp and for the young ones here is how it looks today.Church Street near M K swamy bakery, (Swamy bakery was initially three shops down the lane from the current one) Thanks Sahir Kittur for the search of the old photo, current photo UkMaD.
This is old photo of an interior of a church, can you name the church. Hint: 1. It is was Designed by Reverend Francis Gell St Mary’s Church is a major landmark in the town of Belgaum. Designed by Reverend Francis Gell, it is an imposing granite structure built in 1869 in the camp area. […]