As the Bharathiya Sahakara Bank Niyamitha, Chamarajanagar, Karnataka, violated Reserve Bank of India’s instructions on Know Your Customer (KYC) guidelines, RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs1.00 lakh (Rupees one Lakh only)
Bhoomi (Land Record Computerisation), is over in all 4 talukas of Chamarajanagar District, in collaboration with National Informatics Centre, Karnataka State Unit.
Chamarajanagar district was bifurcated from the large Mysore district in 1998.
Chamarajanagar was earlier known as Arikottara. Chamaraja Wodeyar, the Wodeyar king of Mysooru was born here and hence this place was renamed after him. The Vijaya Parsvanath Basadi, a holy Jain shrine was constructed by Punisadandanayaka, the commander of the Hoysala king Gangaraja in the year 1117 A.D.
The district has many places for tourists. Some places of interests are :
Chamarajeshwara Temple: The Chamarajeshwara Temple is the most popular temple in Chamarajanagar, which was built during end of 19th Century.
Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary : Bandipur wildlife sanctuary in Gundlupet taluk, is considered as one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in India.
Biligirirangana Hills Wildlife Sanctuary : BR Hills or Biligirirangana hills Wildlife Sanctuary is located at 109 km from Chamarajanagar. The Biligirirangana range of hills are picturesquely situated between the Kaveri and Kapila rivers, spread over an area of 539.52 sq. km. The BT hills is famous for the Ranganathaswamy temple. The annual fair held here in April.
Male Mahadeshwara Hills : Male Mahadeshwara Hills or MM Hills is a popular shaiva pilgrim centre and Hill station. The ancient and sacred temple of Sri Male Mahadeshwara is located here. It is believed that Sri Mahadeshwara Swamy came here to perform penance in Male Mahadeshwara Hills.
Hogenakal Falls :Hogenakal Falls is on the border between the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The name Hogenakal is derived from Kannada language, it means smoky rocks. “Hoge” means “smoke” and “kal” means “rocks”. When the water is falling on the rocks it looks as if smoke is emanating from the rocks because of the force of the water.
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