Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna

Sangolli Rayanna was a prominent warrior from Karnataka, India. He was the army chief of the Kingdom of Kittur ruled at the time by Rani Chennamma and fought the British East India Company till his death. This statue is located at the north corner of the Bangalore (BMTC) Kempegowda bus stand.

Rani Abbakka Devi

Rani Abbakka Devi Chowta was the Queen of Ullal who fought the Portuguese in the latter half of the 16th century. The statue is located at the junction of Chord Rd and Rajkumar Rd in front of the Mysore Soap factory.

ISKCON Ratha Yatra

The ISKCON ratha yatra is an annual event wherein a chariot with idols of Lord Krishna and Balarama, pulled by devotees, is taken for a ride on the streets of Bangalore.

ISKCON Ratha Yatra – 2012

International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) centers around the globe conduct Ratha Yatras annually on different dates – Ratha Yatras have been reported even in European and American countries. I happened to be in the neighborhood when the Rath Yatra at Bangalore took place.

Lalbagh Blues

It was one fine cloudy evening at Bangalore. We had a late lunch at the famous MTR (Mavalli Tiffin Roms) and headed to Lalbagh through the west gate. As there was a persistent drizzle the walk through the lush garden was even more pleasing. The plentiful greenery and fresh oxygen recharged the senses, and prepared […]

Kempe Gowda towers of Bangalore

Photographs of the four Kempe Gowda towers, the towers which were constructed to mark the boundaries of the erstwhile Bangalore. These towers were constructed by Kempe Gowda II (ruled from 1585 to 1633 AD) in 1597 AD.

Lalbagh, Bangalore

Lalbagh is one of the biggest gardens of Bangalore. The garden has a rich diversity of flora and also has one of the four iconic Kempegowda tower inside it.

One Sunday afternoon at Kaggadaspura, Bangalore

Location: Kaggadaspura, BangaloreDate: 8th January 2006 A typical Sunday afternoon it was. Time of the day, before lunch, was not feeling hungry on account of a late breakfast.Went out on a stroll in the narrow passageway behind my house, which goes parallel to the railway track. railway track Many a time I will be waiting […]