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Kannada People
The Kannada
Kannada
people known as the Kannadigas and Kannadigaru[2] are the people who natively speak Kannada.[3] Kannadigas are mainly found in the state of Karnataka
Karnataka
in India. Significant Kannada
Kannada
minorities are found in the Indian states of Maharashtra,[4] Tamil Nadu,[5] Andhra Pradesh, Goa[6][7] and in other Indian states.[4] The English plural is Kannadigas
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Durvinita
Durvinita (r. 529 – 579 CE) is seen as the most successful ruler of the Western Ganga dynasty. Son of the previous ruler, Avinita, Durvinita's accession to the throne was disputed by his brother, who had gained the support of the Pallavas
Pallavas
and Kadambas. There are Nallala and Kadagattur inscriptions that refer to this dispute. However, Durvinita managed to grab the throne by virtue of his valour.Contents1 Hostilities with Pallavas
Pallavas
and Kadambas 2 Ties with Chalukyas 3 Religion and literature 4 Legacy 5 Notes 6 References 7 External linksHostilities with Pallavas
Pallavas
and Kadambas[edit] During Durvinita's rule, the hostilities between the Pallavas
Pallavas
and Gangas came to forefront and several pitched battles were fought by the two kingdoms
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Haleri Kingdom
Kodagu
Kodagu
Kingdom or Haleri Kingdom refers to the monarchistic dynasty that ruled the Kodagu
Kodagu
region of Karnataka
Karnataka
in India
India
for over 200 years between 1600–1834 CE. The kingdom was named after a place called Haleri near Madikeri
Madikeri
which they made as their capital. The Haleri kings were devout Lingayats
Lingayats
and were an offshoot of the Keladi Nayakas, a prominent dynasty that ruled in post-medieval Karnataka. The kingdom's origin is traced to Veeraraja, a nephew of Sadashiva Nayaka of the Keladi dynasty.[1]Contents1 Legacy 2 Monarch 3 Gallery 4 ReferencesLegacy[edit] The present day Madikeri
Madikeri
was formerly known as Muddu raja keri (meaning Mudduraja's town) and was named after the prominent Haleri king, Mudduraja who ruled Kodagu
Kodagu
from 1633-1687
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Vijayanagara Empire
The Vijayanagara
Vijayanagara
Empire (also called Karnata,[2] and the Kingdom of Bisnegar by the Portuguese) was based in the Deccan Plateau
Deccan Plateau
region in South India. It was established in 1336 by Harihara I and his brother Bukka Raya I of Sangama Dynasty.[3][4][5] The empire rose to prominence as a culmination of attempts by the southern powers to ward off Islamic
Islamic
invasions by the end of the 13th century. It lasted until 1646, although its power declined after a major military defeat in 1565 by the combined armies of the Deccan sultanates
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Bahmani Sultanate
The Bahmani Sultanate
Bahmani Sultanate
(also called the Bahmanid Empire or Bahmani Kingdom) was a Muslim state of the Deccan in South India
India
and one of the major medieval Indian kingdoms.[3] Bahmanid Sultanate was the first independent Muslim kingdom in South India.[4] The empire was established by Turkic general Ala-ud-Din Bahman Shah after revolting against the Delhi Sultanate
Delhi Sultanate
of Muhammad bin Tughlaq.[5] Nazir Uddin Ismail Shah who had revolted against the Delhi Sultanate stepped down on that day in favour of Bahman Shah. His revolt was successful, and he established an independent state on the Deccan within the Delhi Sultanate's southern provinces. The Bahmani capital was Hasanabad (Gulbarga) between 1347 and 1425 when it was moved to Muhammadabad (Bidar). The Bahmani contested the control of the Deccan with the Vijayanagara Empire
Vijayanagara Empire
to the south
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Adil Shahi Dynasty
The Adil Shahi or Adilshahi, was a Shia Muslim[4] dynasty, founded by Yusuf Adil Shah, that ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur, centred on present-day Bijapur
Bijapur
district, Karnataka
Karnataka
in India, in the Western area of the Deccan region of Southern India
India
from 1489 to 1686.[6] Bijapur had been a province of the Bahmani Sultanate
Bahmani Sultanate
(1347–1518), before its political decline in the last quarter of the 15th century and eventual break-up in 1518. The Bijapur
Bijapur
Sultanate was absorbed into the Mughal Empire on 12 September 1686, after its conquest by the Emperor Aurangzeb.[7] The founder of the dynasty, Yusuf Adil Shah
Shah
(1490–1510), was appointed Bahmani
Bahmani
governor of the province, before creating a de facto independent Bijapur
Bijapur
state
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Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh[6] (MP; /ˈmʌdjə prəˈdɛʃ/ ( listen); meaning Central Province) is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal
Bhopal
and the largest city is Indore
Indore
with Jabalpur, Gwalior, and Ujjain
Ujjain
being the other major cities. Nicknamed the "Heart of India" due to its geographical location in India, Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
is the second-largest state in the country by area. With over 75 million inhabitants, it is the fifth-largest state in India
India
by population. It borders the states of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
to the northeast, Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh
to the southeast, Maharashtra
Maharashtra
to the south, Gujarat
Gujarat
to the west, and Rajasthan
Rajasthan
to the northwest. Its total area is 308,252 km2
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India
India, officially the Republic
Republic
of India
India
(IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya),[e] is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[f] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar
Myanmar
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
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Nayakas Of Chitradurga
Nayakas of Chitradurga
Chitradurga
(1588–1779 CE) ruled parts of eastern Karnataka
Karnataka
during the post-Vijayanagara period. During the rule of Hoysala Empire
Hoysala Empire
and Vijayanagara Empire, they served as a feudatory chiefdom. Later after the fall of the Vijayanagara empire, they ruled at times as an independent Chiefdom and at other times as a vassal of the Mysore Kingdom, Mughal Empire
Mughal Empire
and Maratha Empire. Finally their territories merged into the province of Mysore under the British.Contents1 Origin 2 The Nayaka clan 3 Notes 4 ReferencesOrigin[edit] According to historian Barry Lewis, the earliest chieftains of the kingdom were local chiefs (Dandanayakas) under the Hoysala empire, during their rule over what is today Karnataka
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Godavari River
The Godavari
Godavari
is India's second longest river after the Ganga
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Halmidi
Halmidi
Halmidi
is a small village in the Hassan district
Hassan district
of Karnataka
Karnataka
state, India, near the temple town of Belur. Halmidi
Halmidi
is best known as the place where the oldest known inscription exclusively in Kannada language, the Halmidi
Halmidi
inscription, was discovered. Anterior to this, many inscriptions with Kannada
Kannada
words have been discovered, such as Brahmagiri edict of 230 BCE of Emperor Ashoka. However, this is the first full length inscription in Kannada.[1][2] This inscription is generally known as the Halmidi inscription
Halmidi inscription
and consists of sixteen lines carved on a sandstone slab
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Kaveri River
Kaveri
Kaveri
(anglicized as Cauvery), also referred as Ponni, is an Indian river flowing through the states of Karnataka
Karnataka
and Tamil Nadu. It is the third largest after Godavari and Krishna in south india and the largest in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
which on its course, bisects the state into North and South. Originating in the foothills of Western Ghats
Western Ghats
at Talakaveri, Kodagu
Kodagu
in Karnataka
Karnataka
it flows generally south and east through Karnataka
Karnataka
and Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
and across the southern Deccan plateau through the southeastern lowlands, emptying into the Bay of Bengal through two principal mouths in Poompuhar, Tamil Nadu
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Tamil Nadu
^# Jana Gana Mana
Jana Gana Mana
is the national anthem, while "Invocation to Tamil Mother" is the state song/anthem. ^† Established in 1773; Madras State was formed in 1950 and renamed as Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
on 14 January 1969[9] ^^ Tamil is the official language of the state. English is declared as an additional official language for communication purposes.[8]SymbolsEmblem Srivilliputhur
Srivilliputhur
Andal templeLanguageTamilSong"Invocation to Goddess Tamil"DanceBharathanattiyamAnimalNilgiri tahrBirdEmerald doveFlowerGloriosa lilyTreePalm treeSportKabaddi Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
(Tamil pronunciation: [t̪amiɻ n̪aːᶑu] ( listen) literally 'The Land of Tamils' or 'Tamil Country') is one of the 29 states of India. Its capital and largest city is Chennai
Chennai
(formerly known as Madras)
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Andhra Pradesh
^† The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014
states that Hyderabad is common capital of both Telangana
Telangana
and Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
states for a period of time not exceeding 10 years. †† Common for Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
and Telangana.Symbols of Andhra PradeshEmblem Poorna kumbhamLanguageTeluguSong Maa Telugu ThallikiDanceKuchipudiAnimalBlackbuckBirdIndian rollerFlowerBlue-Water LillyFruitMangoTreeNeemRiver Godavari, Krishna, Penna, Vamsadhara, Nagavali and TungabhadraSportKabaddiCostume Saree Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
(/ˌɑːndrə prəˈdɛʃ/) ( pronunciation (help·info)) is one of the 29 states of India
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Goa
Goa
Goa
/ˈɡoʊ.ə/ ( listen) is a state in India
India
within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India. It is bounded by Maharashtra
Maharashtra
to the north and Karnataka
Karnataka
to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
forming its Western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Goa
Goa
has the highest GDP per capita among all Indian states,[3] that is two and a half times that of the country.[4] It was ranked the 'best placed State' by the "Eleventh Finance Commission" for its infrastructure and ranked on top for the 'best quality of life' in India
India
by the National Commission on Population based on the 12 Indicators.[4] Panaji
Panaji
is the state's capital, while Vasco da Gama is its largest city
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Old Kannada
Proto- Kannada
Kannada
is said to have evolved after separating from its source around 500 CE (according to R. C. Hiremath), while its script evolved during Ashokan times around the 6th or 5rd century CE from ancient Brahmi. Halegannada
Halegannada
(Kannada: ಹಳೆಗನ್ನಡ) is the Kannada language which has transformed from the 5th century CE during the reign of the Kadambas
Kadambas
of Banavasi
Banavasi
(ancient royal dynasty of Karnataka 545−625 CE).[2] Halegannada. The Modern Kannada
Kannada
language has evolved in four phases over the years
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