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Vidurashwatha

 
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    Vidurashwatha town

    Vidurashwatha town has been instrumental in the freedom movement of India.

    Vidurashwatha is located in the Gauribidanur taluk of Chikkaballapur district in the state of Karnataka. It is off the Andhra Pradesh -  Karnataka border and is about 6km from Gauribidanur.Vidurashwathais town has been instrumental in the freedom movement of India.

    The story goes like this “ In the year 1938 on 25th April, a group of people gathered here to organise a Satyagraha. But the police disrupted the routine by open firing and killing 10 people. This place later came to be known as Jallianwala Bagh of South. There has been a memorial erected in the memory of the martyrs who lost their lives in the freedom struggle.

    Except the village in Kolar district, there are gold mines which are a treasure trove of gold. Gold mines are also one of the reasons why Kolar is known as the Golden Land of India.

    How to Reach

    Bangalore - Doddaballapur - Gouribidanur - Vidurashwatha

    Exact Location: It is located at a distance of 6 km from Gouribidanur.

    Nearest Town: Gouribidanur (6 km), Doddaballapur (48 km)

    Distance from Bangalore: 86 km

    Best Time to Visit: January and December.

    Other Attractions in the Vicinity

    Lepakshi: It has great history and grandeur behind it. It is a village located in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. It houses many temples that have carvings of the Vijaynagar style. The hills surrounding the village have temples of Raghunath, Sri Rama, Virabhadra and Durga.