Gajiginahal, Siruguppa

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Gajiginahal is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Gajiginahal is located in India
Gajiginahal (India)
Coordinates: 15°37′49″N 76°56′18″E / 15.6304000°N 76.9384000°E / 15.6304000; 76.9384000Coordinates: 15°37′49″N 76°56′18″E / 15.6304000°N 76.9384000°E / 15.6304000; 76.9384000
Country India
 • BodyVillage Panchayat
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-KA
Vehicle registrationKA
Nearest cityBellary
Civic agencyVillage Panchayat

Gajiginahal is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] It is located in the Siruguppa taluk of Bellary district in Karnataka.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

Gajiginahal belongs to Boggur Gram Panchayat and lies on the bank of Vedavati (Hagari) river, which is the main source of water for drinking and irrigation facility.

Lord Sri Hagari Basaveswara is the famous and powerful male deity and Goddess Maremma devi is the famous female deity worshipped in the village regularly. During Basaveswara Jayanti (Akshaya Tritiya) celebrating a jatre fair and during karthika masa organised a purana also known as legendary stories about Shivasharanas.[source?]

Gajiginahal local language is Kannada. Its population is 769 as of 2011 population census and number of houses are 151. Female Population is 51.9%. The village literacy rate is 70.4% and the female literacy rate is 32.2%.

Occupation[change | change source]

Main occupation of the village is Agriculture, having good irrigation facilities from both Vedavathi and tungabhadra river. Paddy is the main and staple food crop growing during monsoon season, and depending on the availability of water during rabi season they grow either paddy or some other crops like sugarcane, diancha (Green manure crop), mustard etc.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Census of India : List of Villages Alphabetical Order > Karnataka". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 December 2008.[permanent dead link] , Census Village code= 909200
  2. "Yahoo! maps India". Archived from the original on 18 December 2008. Retrieved 17 April 2009. Gajiginahal, Bellary, Karnataka
  3. Malagi, Shivakumar G. (14 November 2013). ""Tiger" ritual slowly fading in northern Karnataka". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 28 June 2020.