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  Karnataka Legislature (Vidhana Soudha)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Sri Hanumanthaiya wanted "Vidhana Soudha" to symbolise the legislative sovereignty of the people like the capital in Washington or The House of Commons in London.
The general appearance of the Vidhana Soudha with its skillful blending of ancient and modern 'architectural styles, is both massive and striking.
Everyone knows that the Vidhana Soudha houses the state secretariat and legislature, and that it was the brainchild of the late Kengal Hanumanthaiah, Chief Minister of Mysore state.
www.kar.nic.in /kla/vds.htm   (796 words)

 DiscoverBangalore - Your One Stop source on the City of Bangalore - Vidhana Soudha & Vikasa Soudha
The Vikasa Soudha was inaugurated on February 05, 2004 by the Karnataka Governor, T.N. Chaturvedi, in the presence of the then Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna.
The Vikasa Soudha is expected to save the government exchequer of Rs 5.50 crore now paid towards rental charges per annum for several government offices functioning in private buildings which will be moved to the new building.
Vikasa Soudha came into limelight recently when tennis champions Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza played a promotional match on a make-shift tennis court laid between the imposing Vidhana Soudha and Vikasa Soudha.
www.discoverbangalore.com /vshtml.htm   (622 words)

 Bangalore India - Vidhana Soudha - bangalore-karnataka.com
Vidhana Soudha - 2 kms From MG Road
It is capped by a 20-m (66ft) dome, which is surmounted by the four-headed Ashokan lion, symbol of the Indian State.
Especially the sandalwood door to the Cabinet Room, and the Speaker's Chair was made of rosewood from Mysore.
www.bangalore-karnataka.com /travelinformation/vidhanasoudha.htm   (155 words)

 Vidhana Soudha bangalore, Vidhana Soudha India, Vidhana Soudha tour, Vidhana Soudha picture, Vidhana Soudha tourist ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vidhana Soudha bangalore, Vidhana Soudha India, Vidhana Soudha tour, Vidhana Soudha picture, Vidhana Soudha tourist attraction, Vidhana Soudha tourist information.
Vidhana Soudha was built in 1956 in Dravidian architecture.
Built in a neo-Dravidian style the Vidhana Soudha is considered India’s most spectacular Government building, which speaks volumes about legislative tastes in the country.
www.tourtravelworld.com /hot_spots/bangalore/vidhana_soudha   (326 words)

 Vidhan Soudha, Monuments in Bangalore, Places of Tourist Interest in Bangalore - India Travelog
Located at the north - west end of Cubbon Park, Vidhan Soudha is a granite structure built in the neo - Dravidian style of architecture.
One of the most splendid architectural creations of India, Vidhan Soudha, is located at the northern boundary of the Cubbon park, in the city of Bangalore.
It was interesting for me to notice that Vidhan Soudha houses the State Legislative Assembly of Karnataka and Secretariat.
www.indiatravelog.com /bangalore/vidhan-soudha.html   (455 words)

 The importance of being Vokkaliga- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
In 1952, the foundation for the Vidhana Soudha, the assembly building in Bangalore, a city founded by Kempe Gowda, was laid by chief minister Kengal Hanumanthaiah.
Nearly half a century later, chief minister S.M. Krishna laid the foundation of the Rs 100 crore Vikas Soudha, a mirror image and annexe to the Vidhana Soudha.
Vokkaligas have faced fierce rivals in the Lingayats and the struggle for power between Karnataka’s twomajor political castes is as old as the Vidhana Soudha.
www1.timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/msid-535911,prtpage-1.cms   (396 words)

 The Hindu : Karnataka / Bangalore News : Traffic curbs at Vidhana Soudha
The City Police have imposed restrictions on traffic movement around the Vidhana Soudha in view of the swearing-in ceremony of new ministers at 1 p.m.
The invitees to the ceremony have been asked to proceed from Basaveshwara Circle to Palace Road, take a left turn at COD junction and enter south gate of Vidhana Soudha by passing through Park House and Devaraja Urs Roads.
Vehicles without passes have been prohibited from entering Vidhana Soudha from Basaveshwara Circle and COD Junction.
www.hindu.com /2004/06/05/stories/2004060513910300.htm   (301 words)

 The Hindu : Karnataka / Bangalore News : Vidhana Soudha still vulnerable to terrorist strike
Despite several warnings by intelligence agencies that terrorists could strike in Bangalore, particularly at the Vidhana Soudha, the State Government has reportedly not taken steps to ensure foolproof security to the building as recommended by the police and Central security agencies.
The security personnel at the Vidhana Soudha do not have x-ray machines, mail bomb parcel scanners and night vision devices, which are essential for ensuring foolproof security, the sources said.
Absence of a perimeter fence, multiple entries to the building, existence of eateries, fruit stalls, banks, an ATM counter and the treasury inside the Vidhana Soudha premises, and free entry and exit to the adjoining Legislators' Home are considered to be major security hazards.
www.hindu.com /2006/01/03/stories/2006010308630400.htm   (661 words)

 Speaker calls for legislation to make RWH mandatory in K'taka - News - Webindia123.com
Speaking at the inauguration of the Rs 13 lakh RWH demonstration system installed at the Vidhana Soudha here, he said steps should be taken to popularise RWH programme in urban and rural areas as water resources were becoming scarce in the state.
Commending the RWH system adopted at the Vidhana Soudha, he hoped that it would spread the message on the importance of RWH to all parts of the state.
He informed that the state government had started desilting over 4000 tanks in various villages to enhance the level of ground water table, which was alarming in many districts.
news.webindia123.com /news/showdetails.asp?id=270020&cat=India   (271 words)

Bangalore, Nov 21 (PTI) AIADMK MLA Bhaktavatsalam today complained to the police that he was beaten up in front of Vidhana Soudha, the state secretariat, and said he suspected a Kannada outfit to be behind the incident.
Bhaktavatsalam said he was in the Vidhana Soudha to attend a Legislature committee meeting and when he came out, about 10 men, who had come in a van, assaulted him after confirming that he was the MLA from Kolar Gold Fields (KGF).
In a complaint lodged with the Vidhana Soudha Police, he said the men first abused him in Tamil then spoke in Kannada, snatched his mobile phone and thrashed him.
www.outlookindia.com /pti_print.asp?id=99008   (278 words)

 Vidhaan Soudha in Bangalore, Monument of Bangalore Karnataka, Neo-Dravidian Architecture Monument, Historical Monuments ...
The majestic looking Vidhan Soudha located in Bangalore is a marvel of neo-Dravidian architecture and one of the most imposing building not only in Bangalore but also in India.
Kengal Hanumanthaiah, Chief Minister of the then Mysore State between 1951-1956 was responsible for the concept, the structure and the setting of this magnificent building.
Vidhan Soudha houses the State Legislative Assembly of Karnataka and part of the Secretariat.
www.indiantravelportal.com /karnataka/monuments/vidhaan-soudha.html   (291 words)

 SiteSamachar.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vidhana soudha is symbol of neo-Dravidian architecture in India, built under the leadership of Kengal Hanumanthaiah, Chief Misister of then Mysore state.
The sight of brightly lit Vidhana soudha in the evenings is a must see for any tourist.You can also enjoy freshly roasted corn sitting on the footsteps of this great structure.
Lalbagh is the botanical garden of Bangalore built by Hyder Ali and expanded by Tippu Sultan.
www.sitesamachar.com /cgi-bin/show_listings.cgi?type=1&offset=0   (522 words)

 Rediff On The NeT: S M Krishna is Karnataka CM
On Sunday morning, at the scheduled time of the CLP meeting, the state secretariat building the Vidhana Soudha looked like a mini fortress with tight police cordons all around.
Today, farmers from Mandya also descended upon Vidhana Soudha in large numbers, adding to the police's problems.
Krishna himself came shortly before 11 AM in a white Contessa car marked 'Congress president.' He was dressed in one of his favourite outfits of spotless white with a checked waistcoat.
www.rediff.com /election/1999/oct/10riti.htm   (1234 words)

 Bangalore Sightseeing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A magnificent post independence structure incorporating the traditional feature of architecture, the Vidhan Soudha is located in Cubbon Park.
This is an imposing granite structure with a total plinth area of over 5,00,000 sq.ft and houses the secretariat, the state legislature and several government offices.
The Vidhan Soudha and many Greco-colonial style buildings of the British era like the Public Library and the High Court are located here.
www.india-travel.com /karnataka/bang_sight.htm   (483 words)

 Bangalore - About   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Vidhana Soudha is the seat of the state legislature of Karnataka.
Shri Kengal Hanumanthaiya, Chief Minister of Mysore from 1951 to 1956 is credited with having built this structure.
To the south of Vidhana Soudha, Karnataka government has constructed a replica named "Vikasa Soudha".
www.zenoota.com /bangalore   (2137 words)

 Security up at Vidhana Soudha- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
BANGALORE: Security personnel manning Vidhana Soudha have been put on high alert after the Naxals threatened to avenge the recent killing of two of their men in Udupi district's Devarabalu forest.
The suspected Naxal, said to be hailing from Bidar district, was seen carrying a plastic bag around 5.30 pm.
News spread and by the time it reached Vidhana Soudha security personnel, it was around 10.30 pm.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1154927.cms   (166 words)

 Metroblogging Bangalore: Vikasa Soudha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Vikasa Soudha, Sister of Vidhana Soudha is one of the best buildings which Karnataka government has built.
Vikasa Soudha has built on 7.5 acre of land with 58,274 SqMeter with 4 upper floor & 3 floors in under ground overall 8 floors with 15 conference halls & 360 rooms.
The main reason to build this Soudha is to bring all the important government offices under a single umbrella & to cater space demand at Vidhana Soudha.
bangalore.metblogs.com /archives/2006/08/vikasa_soudha.phtml   (409 words)

 Move to ease traffic around Vidhana Soudha - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
To ease traffic congestion around the Vidhana Soudha area, movement of goods vehicles, private buses, tempo travellers and maxicabs have been prohibited on many roads.
“Ambedkar Veedhi (on which Vidhana Soudha is situated) is getting very crowded and we cannot make it a thoroughfare.
Further, traffic congestion has been high around Palace Road and Race Course Road ever since the construction of a subway between Vidhana Soudha and South Block began in mid-2003.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/jan082004/i5.asp   (198 words)

 ‘Mini Vidhana Soudha needed’ - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Shantaveri Gopalagowda Socialist Study Centre Trust has urged the government to construct a mini vidhana soudha in Shimoga city.
Instead of spending people's money on rents, the government should take steps to construct a mini vidhana soudha housing all government offices in one building, he pointed out.
He said that the government should build the mini Vidhana Soudha in the old deputy commissioner's office or in the old taluk officer area.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/feb062005/d16.asp   (476 words)

 Davangere Related Newslinks on IndianNGOs.com
Davangere: The decade-old struggle for safe drinking water being staged by the people of Belludi village in Harihar taluk is now heading towards the Vidhana Soudha....
The decade-old struggle for safe drinking water being staged by the people of Belludi village in Harihar taluk is now heading towards the Vidhana Soudha.
The villagers who are facing serious health problems due to the consumption of borewell water containing high flouride levels, have decided to stage ‘Vidhana Soudha Chalo’ in Bangalore on April 13 demanding supply of water from Tungabhadra river flowing nearby.
www.indianngos.com /news/davangere.htm   (257 words)

Do not miss the sight of the illuminated building on Sunday between 7 to 8 PM.
Directly opposite to the Vidhana Souda is the State High court.
This magnificent building was constructed in 1867 in the Gothic Style of architecture.
www.karnatakatourism.com /south/bangalore/interest.htm   (606 words)

 Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited
Chief Secretary to Government, Government of Karnataka,Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore- 560 001.
Principal Secretary Finance Department, Government of Karnataka, Vidhana Soudha,Bangalore- 560 001.
Commissioner for PWD and Electricity (Retd) And Advisor to Minister for PWD and Power, Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore -560001.
www.knnlindia.com   (403 words)

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Visit the Vidhana Soudha, Lal bagh gardens,Bull temple,Tipu s summer palace etc.
Visit the Vidhana Soudha, Lal bagh gardens,Bull temple,Tips summer palace etc.O/N stay.
Visit the Vidhana Soudha, Lal bagh gardens,Bull temple,Tipu's summer palace.O/N stay.
www.fortunecity.com /oasis/andes/54/id48_m.htm   (487 words)

 Architecture of Bangalore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Its Gol Gumbaz like dome supported on long columns, the sun symbol at the center on the top level, its Indo-Saracenic inner quadrangle, altogether make this one of the most arresting monument in
If Vidhana Soudha strikes you with its immense size, consider the Attara Kacheri building right across Vidhana Soudha.
This is truly a romance in red brick.
www.indiaexpress.com /bangalore/eureka/archi.html   (457 words)

 ex.bangalore departures
Afternoon half day city tour of Bangalore city.
Afternoon half day sightseeing tour of Mysore which includes Mysore palace,Somnathpur,Artgallery,temple.O/N at Mysore.
DAY 03:-S / S tour of Belur and Halebeed temples (Chennakeshava temple and the Hoysaleswara temple).O/N at Hassan
www.fortunecity.com /oasis/andes/54/id48.htm   (461 words)

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