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Gandhi Bazaar is a busy market area in Basavanagudi, Bangalore, known mainly for its flower and condiment hawker shops.[1] One of the oldest areas in the city, Gandhi Bazaar is said to be traditional and conservative. The area also houses many temples; fruit, vegetable and cloth stores; and restaurants, including the Vidyarthi Bhavan which was started in 1943.[2] The market typically functions from 6am to 9pm, with an increased crowd during festival periods for buying puja items.[3] DVG Road, which has some of the oldest business outlets in the city, runs through the centre of Gandhi Bazaar and is the commercial centre of Basavanagudi.[4]

Kannada writer Masti Venkatesha Iyengar was a resident of this locality.[2]

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  1. ^ Ranganna, Akhila (5 March 2017). "The grand old Gandhi Bazaar". Bangalore Mirror. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b Ganesh, Deepa (6 January 2014). "Their dose tastes of nostalgia". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Basavanagudi: Interesting places to explore". My Bangalore. 29 September 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  4. ^ Ram, Theja (6 June 2017). "From Lavelle to Jayachamarajendra, ever wondered who Bengaluru's famous roads are named after?". The News Minute. Retrieved 8 August 2017.

Coordinates: 12°56′45.52″N 77°34′06.70″E / 12.9459778°N 77.5685278°E / 12.9459778; 77.5685278