Suvarna Karnataka — the state's Golden Jubilee year — is bringing promises with it for the people of the state. Being a State holiday, people seen celebrating the day with pooja's, processions and gathering's. From November 1, 1956 to this day, Karnataka has taken a giant leap forward. But it has a long way to go in terms of providing drinking water, food, houses, health care and jobs to the poorest of the poor. Refer..
The state of Karnataka, formed by the States Reorganisa-tion Act 1956, is an amazing amalgamation of people, cultures, languages, attitudes and mindsets. More..
The country's IT hub would shed its anglicised name, Bangalore, and be rechristened as Bengalooru in pristine Kannada.
Likewise, 10 other cities with anglicised names across the state would also undergo a name change. Mysore would become Mysooru, Hospet Hosapete, Tumkur Tumakuru, Bellary Ballary, Shimoga Shivamogga, Chikamagalur Chikamagalooru, Mangalore Mangalooru, Belgaum Belagavi, Gulbarga Kalburgi and Hubli Hubballi.The decision on renaming was announced by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to synchronise with the golden jubilee of founding of Karnataka at a function here yesterday. Refer..