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Maddur, Mandya

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Country  India
Area  6.23 km2
District  Mandya
Language spoken  Kannada
State  Karnataka

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Maddur (also pronounced as Maddūru) is a town in Mandya district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It lies on the banks of the river Shimsha. It is 82 kilometers away from state capital Bangalore and 60 kilometers away from Mysore.

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Maddur, Mandya Tourist places in Maddur, Mandya

Asia's biggest Tender coconut Market is located in Maddur. For more details regarding Tender coconut contact Mr M.J.Sunil Kumar wholesale supplier contact number 8123531235

Maddur, Mandya Cuisine of Maddur, Mandya, Popular Food of Maddur, Mandya

Geography

Maddur is located at 12.584169°N 77.0449°E / 12.584169; 77.0449. It has an average elevation of 662 metres (2175 ft).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Maddur had a population of 26,456. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Maddur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 63%. In Maddur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Prominent Leaders

Prominent leaders of Maddur include M.S.Jagannath BJP, H.K Veeranna Gowda, A.D Bili Gowda, M.Manche Gowda, S.M Krishna, Appaji Gowda, M.S Siddaraju, Mrs.Kalpana siddaraju,and D.C Thamanna, Madhu G Madegowda and G. Madegowda

Specialty Foods

Maddur Vada is a famous type of vada named after the town of Maddur. Maddur has become an attractive stop for the travellers for this one reason. Onions and Rava help to give the Maddur vada its distinctive flavour. It seems the flour for this Vada is prepared using onion juice instead of water.

Tourist places

  • Vaidyanathapura -Vidyanatheswara Temple
  • Kokkarebellur - A well-known bird sanctuary.
  • Sri UgraNarasimha Swamy Temple - This temple has sannidhis for Sri Ugra Narasimha, Sri Sowmya Nayaki, Sri Narasimha Nayaki, Sri Rama, Sita, Lakshmana and Hanuman, Sri Yashoda Krishna and Sri Srinivasan, and alwars.
  • Sri Varadaraja Swamy Temple - This temple was constructed by the King Vishnuvardhan.
  • Nambinayakanahalli- Pattadlama Temple.
  • Kolirayanagudde: The hills are located in exquisite lush natural surroundings, near the village of Thoppanahally(K.Honnalagere grama panchayath), 8 km from Maddur. The hills were included in the administration of vijayanagara satraps, before the kingdom was destroyed.
  • ●Shivapura Satya Graha sowda

    ●Hole Anjaneya Swami Temple

    ●Madduramma Temple

    ●Aluru Sri Chamundeswari Temple

    ●Beereswara swami Temple- (Aluru- Neelakantanahalli)

    ●Sri Adi Shakti Temple Deshahalli Village 5 KM from Maddur Govt Bus Stand)

    Kadukottanahalli

    ' Mr. virabhadhresvara Temple, kadukottanahalli, keemdoddiyi 0 to 8 kimi duradallide sumaru is hundreds of years of history, as well as Shiva Temple, Mahadeshwara Temple, camu 0 desvari Temple, many devanudevategala Maramma temple temples. There are many different types of hero stone established

    Business and Economy

    Maddur has been recently famous for its tender coconut cultivation. Nearly 300 trucks of nuts are daily sent to the other states of India such as Punjab, Maharashtra, Kolkata, Goa, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. Small towns near Maddur consume more and more tender coconuts daily. Maddur has been recently named as Tender coconut capital of India. It is also famous for Koppa Sugars Situated at koppa and also the famous pattaladamma temple at koppa village is known to konda (god walking on the fire)

    Ancient Jain Temple

    An ancient Jain temple dated 8th Century AD was discovered in Arathipura, Maddur by Archaeological Survey of India. The structure is built with bricks and stones and is 100 feet long and 40 feet wide. Shilabalikes (stone sculpture of young women), Dwarapalakas (gatekeepers) and a statue of Lord Bahubali (3 foot wide, 3.5 feet tall) were also discovered in the excavations.

    Maddur Mosque

    Maddur mosque was built in 1937. The relationship between Hindus and Muslims of Maddur town is generally very cordial. The Mohammadan community was allowed to build a mosque in the town in 1937. There is a plaque on the mosque which says that the Muslims have agreed to have “no right whatever to forbid the use of music by religious and other procession passing before the mosque”.

    References

    Maddur, Mandya Wikipedia


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