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COMPLETE HISTORY OF KARNATAKA

Author Name: Shakti Prasad | Format: Paperback | Genre : Educational & Professional | Other Details

Karnataka has a hoary past. It is blessed with innumerable inscriptions, memorial (viz. Hero, Mahasati and Self-immolation) stones and monuments of rich historical and cultural heritage. It has many sites of Prehistoric period and most of them are found scattered on the river valleys of Krishna, Bhima, Malaprabha, Ghataprabha, Cauvery, Hemavathi, Shimsha, Tungabhadra, Manjra, Pennar, Netravati etc. and their tributaries. It is very interesting to note that the Pre-historic studies in India started with the discovery of ashmounds at Kupgal and Kudatini in 1836 by Cuebold, a British officer in Bellary region, which then formed part of Madras Presidency. Subsequent discoveries have revealed the existence of stone age man with innumerable Pre-historic sites in Karnataka. The Pre-historic culture of Karnataka viz., the Hand-axe culture, compares favourably with the one that existed in Africa and is quite distinct from the Pre-historic culture of North India.The ragi grain is found commonly in Pre-historic sites of Africa and Karnataka. The early inhabitants of Karnataka knew the use of iron, far earlier than the North and iron weapons dating back to circa 1500 B.C have been found at Hallur, now in Hirekerur Tq. of Haveri district.

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Shakti Prasad

Shakti Prasad 40-year-old works in finance department who loves for creativity and enjoy experimenting in various fields. I believe in doing everything with Smile. I truly adore with this book trying to give back to the all Kannadigas as they can be benefitted. And the greatest gift that we can give our motherland.

Always remember, Always in Action.

   With great gratitude

   Shakti Prasad

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