Seventy women's colleges spread in twelve districts of North-Karnataka are affiliated to this University. Bijapur district is historically, traditionally and legendarily, one of the richest districts in the state. Central government had approved the request to rename the city in October 2014 from Bijapur to "Vijayapura" on 1 November 2014.. The Mughal emperor Aurangazeb conquered Bijapur in 1686 and it was under Mughal rule up to 1723. Roadways: geographically & strategically well connected through major cities by four lane NH- 13(Solapur-Mangalore)(now NH50), NH-218(Hubli-Humnabad) and other state highways The supremacy of the Bahaman's may be said to have ceased by 1489. The city was established in the 10th-11th centuries by the Kalyani Chalukyas and was known as Vijayapura (City of victory). After the 1818 defeat of the Peshwa by the British in the Third Anglo-Maratha War, Bijapur passed into the hands of the British East India Company, and was assigned to the Maratha princely state Satara. Address details along with corporator photograph and mapping location of their residence is provided in detail in subsequent ward corporator pages. Former corporators such as Suresh Koparkar (Congress), Yamini Jadhav (Shiv Sena), wife of Sena corporator Yashvant Jadhav, Ajanta Yadav (Congress) and George Abraham (Congress) too are in … His companions, pupils (fakir), disciples (murid), and soldiers (ghazi), numbered over seven hundred. Engineering colleges are affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University viz, B.L.D.E.A's V.P. Party's former state ministers S. Suresh Kumar, V. Somanna and Arvind Limbavalli are among the contestants from Bengaluru seats. In 1848 the territory of Satara was obtained through the failure of heir and the British rule started. Chini Mahal or Faroukh Mahal is an edifice that consists of a big lofty durbar hall in the centre and series of rooms in the wings. The history of this district is divided into four periods, from the Chalukya acquisition of Badami till the Muslim invasion. Shaikh Haji Roomi was the first to arrive in Bijapur with his companions. We also thank the Open Data Project by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy for sharing valuable data with us. All Kakinada Municipality corporators are listed in this page. . Address details along with corporator photograph and mapping location of their residence is provided in detail in subsequent ward corporator pages. Bijapur railway station is connected by a broad gauge railway (Gadag-Hotgi railway line) to Hotgi junction near Solapur railway station and Kurduvadi railway station on Central Railway towards the north and to Bagalkot and Gadag junction on South Western Railway towards the south. On the door of the Masjid there is a Persian Inscription. In addition there are ten others at the various gateways. Around 40 women have said that they were forced to strip, sexually harassed and assaulted," organisation for women’s rights said. According to Tazkiraye Auliyae Dakkan i.e., Biographies of the saints of the Deccan, compiled by Abdul Jabbar Mulkapuri in 1912–1913, Sufi Sarmast was one of the earliest sufi of this region. Many places of this district have legendary history. Bijapur is nearly 530 km (330 mi) from the state capital Bangalore. In 1724 the Nizam of Hyderabad State established his independence in the Deccan and included Bijapur within his dominion. Similar proposal has been made for sugar belt on the Bijapur Athani Belgaum new line, which will also provide shorter connectivity from Goa to Solapur, Gulbarga, Bidar, Nagpur, Kolkata. During this period Deccan was under the control of native Hindu rulers and Palegars. Amravati Municipal Corporation is the governing body of the city of Amravati in the Indian state of Maharashtra.The municipal corporation consists of democratically elected members, is headed by a mayor and administers the city's infrastructure, public services and police. The whole is surrounded by a deep moat 30 to 40 ft (12 m) broad. The nearest airport is at Belgaum (205 km). Ibrahim Zubairi writes in his book Rouzatul Auliyae Beejapore (compiled during 1895) which describes that more than 30 tombs or Dargahs are there in Bijapur with more than 300 Khankahs i.e., Islamic Missionary Schools with notable number of disciples of different lineage like Hasani Sadat, Husaini Sadat, Razavi Sadat, Kazmi Sadat, Shaikh Siddiquis, Farooquis, Usmanis, Alvis, Abbasees and other and spiritual chains like Quadari, Chishti, Suharwardi, Naqshbandi, Shuttari, Haidari etc. Bukhari Masjid is believed to have been constructed by Chandbibi for a moulvi of the Bukhari family. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Bijapur is well connected by rail with Bangalore and other major cities of India (Bombay, Hyderabad,Ahmedabad, Hubli and Solapur). 6. A brief survey of spots of note in the city is given below. Rastrakuta period from A.D. 757 to A.D.973, Kalachuri and Hoysala period from A.D. 973 to about A.D.1200. also among old houses at Bijapur, the most famous is Elavia House ( Nauzer Elavia) which is more than 100 years old. Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In 4 Districts Of Kashmir; 3 Civilians, 2 Jawans & 1 BSF Officer Killed, Bihar: 'NDA Legislature Party Meet On November 15, Key Decisions To Be Taken,' Says Nitish Kumar, Drugs Case: Court Sends Arjun Rampal's Friend Paul Bartel To Judicial Custody; Actor At NCB Office For Interrogation, Chennai Police Arrest Three Suspects From Maharashtra In Sowcarpet Triple Murder Case, Who Is Kameshwar Chaupal? Thus, the district Bijapur along with other Kannada speaking areas became a part of "Karnataka State" on 1 November 1956. The newly created Bijapur Regional Centre would cater to seven northern districts. The district has two types of soil. Bijapur: ‘Policemen raped women, indulged in loot’ “From the accounts we have heard, and what we saw in the villages, the violence was on a mass scale. It is located at 16°50′N 75°42′E / 16.83°N 75.7°E / 16.83; 75.7. Water supply for domestic, industrial and commercial purposes. Bijapur first came under the influence of Allaudin Khalji, the Sultan of Delhi, towards the end of the 13th century, and then under the Bahamani kings of Bidar in 1347. Ainuddin Gahjul Ilm Dehelvi narrates that Ibrahim Sangane was one of the early Sufis of Bijapur parish. It derives its colours from Karnataka State flag. Yusuf Adilshah chose it as the site for his fort. This wall is from 30 to 50 ft (15 m) high, and is strengthened with ninety-six massive bastions of various designs. After Independence, the movement for re-organisation of States gained further momentum and on 1 November 1956 a separate "Mysore State" was formed. Vijayapura, one of the popular heritage city located in the Karnataka state of India is also one of the top ten populated cities in Karnataka. Outside the walls are the remains of a vast city, now for the most part in ruins, but the innumerable tombs, mosques, which have resisted the havoc of time, afford abundant evidence of the ancient splendor of the place. Yatnal from Bijapur city in Vijayapura district and C.P. Inside these walls the Bijapur kings bade defiance to all comers. Bijapur city is well known for its historical monuments of architectural importance built during the rule of the Adil Shahi dynasty. In summer, especially in April and May it is too hot; at that time the temperature lays between 40-degree Celsius to 42-degree Celsius. . Early Western Chalukya period lasting from about A.D. 535 to about A.D.757. Among the candidates are many of the party's 48 sitting or outgoing legislators from the state's northern, central and southern region, including Bengaluru, which has 28 assembly constituencies. Bijapur urban population as per 2011 census is 326,000, perhaps the 9th biggest city in Karnataka. The citadel, built by the Adilshahi Sultans, a mile in circuit, is of great strength, well built of the most massive materials, and encompassed by a ditch 100 yards (91 m) wide, formerly supplied with water. Rajeshweri Gayakwad from Bijapur has represented Indian Women Cricket, she is a Left arm orthodox spinner and left hand batter. Chand Bavadi is a well constructed by Ali Adil Shah I in honour of his wife Chand Bibi in the year 1579. The width is about 25 ft (7.6 m); from bastion to bastion runs a battlement curtained wall about 10 ft (3.0 m) high. Since by nature he was fundamentally not combative, Sufi Sarmast spread the religion of Mohammed and befriended the hearts of Hindus. Its defences are a strong wall with several bastions of considerable strength on the south and east. The main stand in Bijapur is near the southwestern side of the citadel, near the city center. The tomb of Khwaja Amin-ud-din is on the high ground and conspicuous landmark for considerable distance round about. ABP News uses cookie on this website to ensure a better User Experience, beautiful functionalities and to measure visitor behavior in order to improve the content. In 1724 the Nizam of Hyderabad established his independence in the Deccan, and included Bijapur within his dominions. At that time five Shahi Dynasties were born and one of them was "Bijapur". Sashikala is re-contesting from the same seat, while Roopali is a former civic corporator in Bengaluru and Poornima is the party's women wing's secretary.  BLDEA's B.M.Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre is a deemed university recognised by UGC. Having seen his fine virtue s and uncommon justice, many Hindus of that time accepted Islam, finally he died in the year A.H.680 i.e., 1281 A.D.. Rani Chennamma University has a Post-Graduation Centre at Bijapur also. Earlier they were called as counselors. The evidence found here reveals that it was an inhabited place since the Stone Age. Effective administration of the heritage city of Bijapur is the main intention behind all the activities of Bijapur City Corporation. the rest of the 80% are in rural areas. The office of Deputy Commissioner has the responsibility of rural areas in Bijapur, while the corporation administrates the city of Bijapur. Bijapur is connected with direct trains to Solapur, Bagalkot, Gadag, Dharwad, Bellary, Yeswanthpur (Bangalore), Hubli, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. Asar Mahal on the crest of the eastern glacis of the citadel is the Asar Mahal. Khwaja Amin Dargah is considered as the most sacred in the city and is situated about 1.5 km (0.93 mi) to the west of Bijapur. Yusuf Adil Shah constructed it. The rest of the Hindus, having accepted tributary status, made peace. Sufis of Bijapur can be divided into three categories according to period of their arrival viz., Sufis before Bahmani and / or Adil Shahi Dynasty, Sufis during Adil Shahi Dynasty and Sufis after the fall of Adil Shahi Dynasty. After the split of the Bahmani Sultanate, the Bijapur Sultanate ruled from the city. The line would run 112.3 km (69.8 mi) and be under South Western Railway, if project is taken into consideration it will be on 50:50 cost sharing basis on both state and railways, Air Transport The total area sown is 842,586 hectares, out of which only 1, 98,614 (23.5%) hectares is irrigated. Bijapur was made headquarters in 1885. 4. In 1347, the area was conquered by the Bahmani Sultanate. Of the 224 assembly segments across the state, 173 are general, 36 reserved for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and 15 for the Scheduled Tribes (STs). Eshwarappa from Shivamogga, Jagadish Shettar from Hubli-Dharwad Central, Basavaraj Bommai from Shiggaon, C.M. Among the other historical attractions at Bijapur, some notable ones are the Anand Mahal, Jod Gumbaz, Jumma Masjid, Saat Manzil, and Jal Manzil.