Jan 18, 2013

Bangalore City Essay for Class or std 9

By Anusa:
This essay was demanded by Bilal of Karnakta +Bilal Akbar +BILAL JAVED . It is written for class or std 5. But can be made useful for other classes also.

Bangalore city is one of the prestigious city of India. It is also known as "Bangaluru". Bangalore word is taken from Kannad words "Bangaluru". In 9th century during Western Ganga Dynasty a stone inscription reference of the name Bangaluru  also noticed ; which refers a place where a battle fought  in 9th century.

 It is the capital of the state Karnataka . It is located in the south eastern part of the Karnataka. Bangalore is among top 10 preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world as per source - ET 12 April 2012. Bangalore is well known as a hub for  information technology sector of India. It is a leading  IT exporter city in India. That is the reason it is known as "Silicon Valley of India".

Name Change History: Jnanpith Award winner  U. R. Ananthamurthy gave a proposal to Karnatka Govt   to change the name of Bangalore to Bangaluru.. The Karnatka govt accepted the proposal on 11 Dec  2005. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) passed the resolution to the proposed name on 27th September 2006. The Karnataka govt announced to rename Bangalore on 1 Nov 2006, but the Home Ministry didn't give clearance and thus the process got stalled.

Brief History of Bangalore: After ruling from centuries by Ganga dynasty , it was captured by Cholas in 1024. After that Hoysala overthrew the Cholas in 1116. Modern Bangalore had its begining since 1537 when  Kempé Gowda I of  of the Vijayanagara Empire built a mud-brick fort. In 1638, a large Adil Shahi Bijapur army led by Ranadulla Khan and accompanied by Shahji Bhonsle defeated Kempe Gowda III.  Bangalore was given to Shāhji as a jagir.  In 1687, the Mughal general Kasim Khan, under orders from Aurangzeb, defeated Ekoji I, son of Shāhji, and leased Bangalore to Chikkadevaraja Wodeyar . After the death of Krishnaraja Wodeyar II in 1759, Hyder Ali, Commander-in-Chief of the Mysore Army, declared himself the  ruler of Mysore. The kingdom later passed to  Tipu Sultan  the son Hyder Ali.

Bangalore once upon a time was called by  "Garden City of India" and the "Pensioner's Paradise". But it is not like that in today's time. Now it may be designated as  IT  city of India .

Ecity:  Bangalore is also called electronic city. The major industries of Bangalore are Infosys, Wipro, Biocon, HP, Seimens and Mahindra Satyam .It is one of the fastest economically growing city in Asia. The first Internet service provider in Bangalore was STPI. VSNL  started  dial-up internet connection to the general public at the end of  1995. Currently, Bangalore has the largest number of broadband Internet connections in India.

Climate: December is the coolest month and April is the hottest month.Winter temperature rarely falls below 13 degree centigrade  and Summer temperature rarely exceeds above 35 degree centigrade.

Conclusion: Bangalore is one of the city of which any Indian can realize a sense of pride. It is planned nicely.There are well established infrastructures for proper growth of education, industries, tourism etc. I love of being a part of this city.


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