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Huvina Hadagali is a panchayat town of Bellary district, Karnataka, India. Huvina Hadagali is also known as "Mallige Nadu".And Also Hadagali is well known for Mylara Jaathra,which is celebrated annually at Mylari. God Mylara Lingeshwara is worshiped there.

Hoovina Hadagali
Hoovina Hadagali is located in Karnataka
Hoovina Hadagali
Hoovina Hadagali
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 15°1′2″N 75°56′10″E / 15.01722°N 75.93611°E / 15.01722; 75.93611Coordinates: 15°1′2″N 75°56′10″E / 15.01722°N 75.93611°E / 15.01722; 75.93611
Country India
Founded byhadagali
Named forMallige Hoovu
 • TypeState Government
 • BodyCongress MLA (P. T. Parmeshwar Nail)
near gov iti college
 • Total19.84 km2 (7.66 sq mi)
 • Total27,967
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
583 219
Telephone code08399


Historical names of Huvina HadagaliEdit

  • Puvina-Posavadangile[1]
An inscription found on a slab set up at the western entrance into the Keshavaswami temple at Huvina Hadagali, records that "Rebbaladevi, wife of the brave Brahman general Ravideva or Raviga caused the construction of the temple of Kesavadeva in Puvina-Posavadangile, which was her birthplace and having set up the god in the temple, made grants of many plots of land for the service of the god and for maintaining a feeding house for Brahmans, a flower garden and a house for the satra, in the presence of the Brahman Mahajanas of the place".
  • Puvina-Padangile[2]
An inscription found on a slab set in the front of the Anjaneya temple at Yenigi, Hadagali Taluk, records that "while the king (the Sevuna Yadava king Kandharadeva or Kannara (1247-1261)) was camping at the nelevidu of Devagiri, the 120 Brahman Mahajanas of Puvina-Padangile, who are described as very learned in the Vedas and the Shastras, performing Aupasana and Agnihotra and as ripukula-kadali-vana-kunjarar (as destructive to enemies as elephants to a forest of plantain-trees) and saranagata-vajra-panjarar (mail-armour to those who seek shelter under them), made a gift of various plots of land of specified boundary, for the service of the god Kusmanatha at the village." Puvina-Padangile is stated to have been "situated in the Kogali-nadu, which was the eye of the Nolambavadi-nadu which again was, as it were, the nose of Kuntala-desa".


As of 2001 India census,[3] Huvina Hadagali had a population of 23,404. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Huvina Hadagali has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 53%. In Huvina Hadagali, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.[citation needed]

  • Gangavathi Bhagyamma Rural PU and Degree College
  • Government Engineering College
  • Jaycees Primary School , Mahaveer Nagar
  • J.S.S school and college
  • JEMHP school {kb}
  • S.R.M.P.P govt. first grade college
  • Bahubali convent
  • M.M. Patil school
  • Thugabhadra high school
  • Mount Carmel school
  • Government Engineering college
  • S.P.V. Govt. model higher primary school
  • S.V.G. Govt. model Higher primary school
  • G.P.G. Govt. Boys High school
  • G.P.G. Govt. P.U. college
  • S.K.Govt girls high school
  • T.D.V.Govt. Model higher primary school
  • Mallige Convent / Higher Primary school
  • Jasmeen Convent / Higher Primary school
  • Davanagere Convent / Higher Primary school

Major cultivationEdit

Hadagali Mallige (Jasminum auriculatum) is one of the top three cultivars of Jasmine endemic to Karnataka, grown mainly in Huvina Hadagali and surrounding areas in Bellary district of Karnataka. The other two varieties being Mysooru Mallige (Jasminum sambac) and Udupi Mallige (Jasminum grandiflorum). And Paddy is also become the 2nd major commercial crop.Huvina hadagali is to be considered cultural hub of Bellary region as many of the stage artist are nurtured under ex home minister of karnataka Mr M P Prakash. Founded the cultural institution called "RANGABHARATHI"

Notable peopleEdit

  • C. R. Rao - C R Rao was born into a Kannada speaking Telugu family in Hadagali, Bellary, Karnataka, India.
  • M P Prakash-m p prakash ex homeminister,lawyer born in hadagali
  • Vishwanathaswamy S M - Vishwanathaswamy S M Mechanical Engineerborn in sogi,hadagali

Tourist placeEdit

  1. kalleshwar Temple (Sogi 10 km)
  2. kalleshwar Temple (Bagali)
  3. kalleshwar Temple in city
  4. panduranga Temple
  5. kalleshwar Temple (Hirehadagali 20 km)
  6. Bettadamalleshwara temple,
  7. Anjaneya temple Madalagatta
  8. SuryaNarayan temple

visiting placesEdit

  1. singataluru dam(15 km)
  2. madalagatta Temple Hanuman
  1. ^ "South Indian Inscriptions, Vol IX - Part - I- Chalukyas of Kalyani". Retrieved 18 October 2007.
  2. ^ "South Indian Inscriptions, Vol IX - Part — I- Yadavas". Retrieved 18 October 2007.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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