Know the meaning of the Areas in Bangalore

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Know the meaning of the Areas in Bangalore !
 
Information of Namma Bengaluru….
                                                                          
                                                                          
Marathahalli                                                              
Halli in Kannada means village. A fighter aircraft named Marut had an     
accident in this area; So the area is called Marathahalli.                
                                                                          
BTM Layout                                                                
BTM Layout (an abbreviation of Bannerghatta, Tavarekere and Madivala      
Layout)                                                                   
                                                                          
                                                                          
Malleswaram                                                                
Malleswaram, located in the north-west of Bangalore, derives its name from
the famous Kaadu Malleshwara temple.                                      
                                                                           
                                                                          
HSR Layout                                                                
Hosur Sarjapur Road Layout (popularly known as HSR Layout) is a relatively
new suburb located to the south-east of Bangalore, India. The layout,     
which is built on land reclaimed from the Agara lake, is located between  
Hosur Road and Sarjapur Road.                                             
                                                                           
Arekere                                                                    
Are in Kannada means half. Kere in Kannada means a water reservoir or     
pond. The origin of the name “Arekere” comes comes from a water reservoir 
which is in the area.                                                      
                                                                          
Banashankari                                                              
Banashankari is a neighborhood in South Bengaluru. It gets its name from  
the Banashankari Amma Temple on Kanakapura Road, one of Bengaluru’s oldest
and most famous temples, which was constructed by Subramanya Shetty in    
1915.                                                                      
                                                                          
Basavanagudi                                                               
The name “Basavanagudi” refers to the Bull Temple that is located here. It
is a monolith statue of the Nandi Bull. Basava in Kannada, the local      
language, means Bull and Gudi means temple. Hence, the name Basavanagudi  
                                                                           
Basaveshwaranagar                                                          
It is named after poet-king Basaveshwara. Basaveshwaranagar is also known 
to have a 100 year old tree “The Big Banyan Tree – Dodda Aalada Mara”     
which was a home for hundreds of monkeys now a known public park in the   
vicinity.                                                                 
                                                                           
Domlur                                                                    
Domlur is a small township located in the eastern part of Bangalore city  
in India. Earlier it was known as Bhagat Singh Nagar, but for some unknown
reasons, it is better known as Domlur. There is a debate over the exact   
meaning of Domlur. From what can be deciphered from old people living in  
the area, Domlur is a word derived from Tombalur, a kind of flower which  
is used to worship Lord Shiva. This is further supported by the           
inscriptions found in Chokkanathaswamy temple in Domlur, which is believed
to be constructed by Cholas                                               
                                                                           
Electronics City                                                           
Electronics City is an electronics industrial park spread over 332 acres  
(1.3 km) in Konappana Agrahara and Doddathogur villages, just outside     
Bangalore, India. It houses more than a hundred industries, including IT  
industry leaders such as Wipro,Hewlett-Packard, Motorola, Infosys, CGI,   
Siemens, ITI,Satyam etc. The area is maintained by Keonics, which provides
all the necessary infrastructure.                                         
                                                                          
Halasuru                                                                  
Halasuru formerly known as Ulsoor, is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in 
the Indian city of Bangalore. It has a predominant Tamil speaking         
population and is renowned for its numerous temples and rather narrow     
streets.  
                                                                           
Hebbal                                                                    
Once indicative of the North endpoint of the city. Though originally      
famous for Hebbal Lake, it is now better known for the serpentine maze of 
flyovers The flyover spanning a length of 6.25 kilometres over all the    
loops combined, is the longest flyover in India.The lake is well known for
the park, the boating facility and for the bird watching opportunities.   
                                                                           
Jayanagar                                                                  
Jayanagar means – literally – “Victory City”. Jayanagar was traditionally 
regarded as the southern end of Bangalore. The “South End Circle”, wherein
six roads from different areas meet, and the historic Ashoka Pillar (which
was to mark the southern end of the city) bear this fact. While newer     
extensions have taken away this distinction from Jayanagar, it still      
remains one of the more southern parts of the city.                       
                                                                          
J P Nagar                                                                  
The Jayaprakash Narayan Nagar ( JP Nagar ) was basically a residential    
area. J P Nagar is home to many prominent singers, actors and artists.    
Famous residents of this locality include Kannada Superstar actor and     
politician Ambareesh, playwright and actor Girish Karnad, former Karnataka
chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and actress Tara.                         
                                                                          
Jeevanbheemanagar                                                          
Originally, the area was reserved for employees of LIC (?Jeevan Bheema)and
KPWD. Therefore the area predominantly consists of LIC quarters (types    
L,M,N,P) and KPWD quarters (types A,D).                                   
Kengeri                                                                     
In it flows the river vrishbhavati which carries the entire sewage of     
bangalore in it making kengeri somewhat smelly but there is a need to     
manage sewage treatment properly in the Indian state of Karnataka.        
Koramangala                                                                
Koramangala was not too long ago, a sought after residential locality with
its wide boulevards and posh bungalows. The crime rate has increased      
considerably over the past few years. Though the civic authorities are    
trying hard to cope with the unprecedented stress of improvising the      
infrastructure, a lot needs to be done.                                   
Rajajinagar                                                                 
Rajajinagar got its name from Rajaji the great freedom fighter from       
Southern part of India. It has many schools and colleges that gives the   
best coaching. It boasts of having the highest number of bar and          
restaurants in Bangalore.                                                 
                                                                          
Rajarajeshwari Nagar                                                      
Rajarajeshwari Nagar received its name from the famous Rajarajeshwari     
Nagar temple that is located just over one kilometer from the arch.       
                                                                          
Sadhashivnagar                                                             
Sadashivanagar is arguably the most elite and expensive neighborhood in   
Bangalore, India, and is fashionable among politicians, movie stars, and  
most of the city’s millionaires who can afford homes there. As the “?     
Beverly Hills of Bangalore,” having an address in Sadashivanagar connotes 
a high level of prestige, success, and/or fame. Famous residents of this  
locality include Kannada Superstar-late Dr.RAJKUMAR-ANNAVARU, Former Chief
Minister SM KRISHNA,                                                       
                                                                          
Thyagarajanagar                                                            
Thyagarajanagar is one of the oldest localities in Bangalore. It is part  
of Basavanagudi in South Bangalore. This area is home to several religious
temples and is the only area where you can find religious songs hitting   
the charts everyday.                                                      
                                                                           
Vijayanagar                                                                
It derives its name from the Vijayanagara empire that flourished in south 
India during 15th and 16th centuries.Vijayanagar East is popularly known  
as RPC Layout (Railway Parallel Colony Layout), since this layout is along
the railway track. It has been recently renamed as Hampi Nagar. Hampi was 
the capital of the Vijayanagar Empire. Vijayanagar also houses a large    
Public Library, which is one of the largest in Karnataka.                 
                                                                          
Nagarbhavi                                                                
Nagarbhavi means literally “a well of snakes”. The name is due to the high
number of snakes present in the area. Also, some believe that it is called
a “well” because of the surrounding hillocks that are no longer present   
due to urbanization. Nagarbhavi is located between Mysore road and Magadi 
road.                                                                     
                                                                          
Whitefield                                                                 
Until the late 1980s, Whitefield was a small village which was a          
retirement colony for Anglo-Indians. It remains a legacy of the British   
rule in India. It is renowned for Sathya Sai Baba’s ashram called         
Brindavan and as a heaven for a number of multinational information       

technology companies.

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