Karnataka State – State of Mysore

Karnataka State

Karnataka State – ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯ

Karnataka State (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ) was formed on 01st Nov of 1956 is located in the India of the southwestern region with the movement of states reorganization act. Formerly it is known as “State of Mysore” and in 1973 it was renamed as “Karnataka”. Bengaluru (ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು) city is the capital city of Karnataka is and it is also the largest city in the state among 30 Karnataka districts. With the name of Karnataka state, there is a train Karnataka Express which travels from the Mysore to other places

Karnatakastate
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Key points of Karnataka State

Governor Sri Vajubhai Vala
Chief Minister Kumaraswamy
Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara
legislature Bicameral
High Court Karnataka High Court
Total Area 1,91,791 Square Kilometres
Rank of Area Seventh
Population 611,30,704
Rank Eighth
Density 320 Square Kilometres

Karnataka State Government and Administration – ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಮತ್ತು ಆಡಳಿತ

The Karnataka State government has 02 theoretically elected houses, they are as the following:

  • Legislative Assembly which consists of 224 members for 05 year terms
  • Legislative Council is a permanent body of 75 members with 1/3 (i.e. 25 members) who were retiring for every 02 years.

Districts of Karnataka – ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಗಳು

karnataka districts
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Symbols of Karnataka State – ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಚಿಹ್ನೆಗಳು

Emblem Gandaberunda (ಗಂಡಭೇರುಂಡ)
Song Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate (ಜಯ ಭಾರತ ಜನನಿಯ ತನುಜಾತೆ)
Animal Indian elephant (ಇಂಡಿಯನ್ ಎಲಿಫೆಂಟ್)
Bird Indian Roller (ಇಂಡಿಯನ್ ರೋಲರ್)
Flower Lotus (ಲೋಟಸ್)
Tree Sandalwood (ಸ್ಯಾಂಡಲ್ವುಡ್)

Festivals of Karnataka – ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದ ಹಬ್ಬಗಳು

  • The major festival of Mysore is the “Nada Habba” (ನಾಡ ಹಬ್ಬ) i.e. Mysore Dasara which is the state festival
  • Ugadi (Kannada New Year) – ಕನ್ನಡ ನ್ಯೂ ಇಯರ್
  • Makara Sankranthi (The Harvest Festival) – ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ
  • Ganesh Chaturthi – ಗಣೇಶ ಚತುರ್ಥಿ
  • Shri Rama Navami – ಶ್ರೀ ರಾಮ ನವಮಿ
  • Nagapanchami – ನಾಗಪಂಚಮಿ
  • Basava Jayanthi – ಬಸವ ಜಯಂತಿ
  • Diwali – ದಿವಾಳಿ
  • Ramzan – ರಂಜಾನ್ and many more

Karnataka State Language – ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯ ಭಾಷೆ 

The official and native language of the Karnataka is the “Kannada Language” (ಕನ್ನಡ ಲ್ಯಾಂಗ್ವೇಜ್). It is one of the classical languages of India and approx. 65% of the population will use Kannada language