| ?Bijapur District|
Karnataka • India
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Area||10,541 km² (4,070 sq mi)|
|Subdistrict||Bijapur, Bagewadi, Sindgi, Indi, Muddebihal, Basavan Bagewadi|
• 171 /km² (443 /sq mi)
• ++ 91 (0) 8352
• KA- 28
Bijapur (Kannada: ವಿಜಾಪುರ) is a district in the state of Karnataka in southern India. Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ pronounced) is a state in the southern part of India India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Indian Standard Time ( IST) is the time observed throughout India and Sri Lanka, with a Time offset of UTC+530. UTC+530 is the Timezone for Indian Standard Time Sri Lanka Time The geography of India is diverse with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts plains rainforests hills and plateaus A district is an administrative division of a state in India India is divided into twenty-eight states and seven Union territories (UT A tehsil ( Urdu: تحصیل) (or tahsil, tahasil, taluka, taluk, taluq, mandal) is an Administrative division Bijapur (ವಿಜಾಪುರ Vijapur is a district headquarters of the Bijapur District in the state of Karnataka. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Sindgi is a town in Bijapur district in the Indian state of Karnataka. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Muddebihal is a town in Bijapur district in the Indian state of Karnataka In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. For the past decade or so telecommunication activities have gained momentum in India KA-19-P-8488jpg|thumb|270px|Close up of a licence plate used in Mangalore, Karnataka. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Kannada (kn [[wiktಕನ್ನಡ ಕನ್ನಡ]] Kannaḍa) is one of the major Dravidian languages of India, spoken predominantly in the state Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ pronounced) is a state in the southern part of India India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country The city of Bijapur is the headquarters of the district, and is located 530 km northwest of Bangalore. Bijapur (ವಿಜಾಪುರ Vijapur is a district headquarters of the Bijapur District in the state of Karnataka. Bangalore ( officially Bengaluru ( Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು) is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Bijapur is well known for the great monuments of historical importance built during the Adil Shahi dynasty. The Adil Shahi or Adilshahi dynasty ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur in the Western area of the Deccan region of Southern India from 1490
The city established in the 10th-11th centuries by the Chalukyas of Kalyani was referred as Vijayapura (City of victory). Gol Gumbaz (ಗೋಲ ಗುಮ್ಮಟ is the Mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah ( 1627 - 57) of the Adil Shahi dynasty of Indian Chand Bibi was also the name of Humayun 's wife Chand Bibi (1550-1599 also known as Chand Khatun or Chand Sultana, was an The Chalukya dynasty ( Kannada: ಚಾಲುಕ್ಯರು ʧaːɭukjə was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and Central The city came under the influence of the Khilji Sultanate in Delhi by the late 13th century. Khilji or Khalji ( Pashto: خلجی خاندان, Hindi: ख़िलजी ख़ानदान was an Indian ruling dynasty that was The Delhi Sultanate ( Urdu: دلی سلطنت, दिल्ली सलतनत or Sultanat e Hind ( سلطنتِ هند; सलतनत ए Delhi (दिल्ली ਦਿੱਲੀ دلی d̪ɪlːiː sometimes referred to as Dilli) is the second largest metropolis of India, with a population In 1347, the area was conquered by the Bahmani Sultanate of Gulbarga. The Bahmani Sultanate (Also called the Bahmanid Empire was a Muslim state of the Deccan in southern India and one of the great medieval Indian kingdoms Kalburgi (formerly Gulbarga; Kannada:ಕಲಬುರ್ಗಿ is a town in the Indian state of Karnataka. By this time the city was being referred as Vijapur or Bijapur
In 1518, the Bahmani Sultanate split into five splinter states known as the Deccan sultanates, one of which was Bijapur, ruled by the kings of the Adil Shahi dynasty (1490-1686). The Deccan sultanates were five Muslim -ruled late medieval kingdoms–- Bijapur, Golkonda, Ahmadnagar, Bidar, and Berar The Adil Shahi or Adilshahi dynasty ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur in the Western area of the Deccan region of Southern India from 1490 The city of Bijapur owes much of its greatness to Yusuf Adil Shah, the founder of the independent state of Bijapur. The rule of this dynasty ended in 1686, when Bijapur was conquered by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Aurangzeb ( (full title Al-Sultan al-Azam wal Khaqan al-Mukarram Abul Muzaffar Muhiuddin Muhammad Aurangzeb Bahadur Alamgir I Padshah Ghazi) ( November 4, In 1724 the Nizam of Hyderabad established his independence in the Deccan, and included Bijapur within his dominions. Nizam ( Urdu: نظام) a shortened version of Nizam-ul-Mulk ( Urdu: نظامالملک) meaning Administrator of the Realm, was Hyderābād and Berar (హైదరాబాదు حیدر آباد under the Nizams was the largest Princely state in the erstwhile Indian Empire In 1760, the Nizam suffered a defeat by the Marathas, and ceded the region of Bijapur to the Maratha Peshwa. The Marāthās ( Marathi: mr मराठा also Mahrattas) form an Indo Aryan group of Hindu Warriors hailing mostly from the present-day The Peshwa ( Marathi:पेशवा plural Peshwe, Marathi:पेशवे were Brahmin Prime Ministers to the Maratha 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 princely state of Satara. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located The Third Anglo-Maratha War ( 1817 - 1818) was a final and decisive conflict between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in The Honourable East India Company ( HEIC) referred to most commonly as the East India Company, also historically and colloquially as John Company, or For other uses see Principality, Other princely states A Princely State (also called Native State or Indian State) was a For the Moth Genus, see Satara (moth. Satara (Marathiसातारा is a Town located in the
In 1848 the territory of Satara, along with Bijapur, was annexed to Britain's Bombay Presidency when the last ruler died without a male heir. The Bombay Presidency was a former province of British India. The British carved a new district by the name Kaladagi. The district included present-day Bijapur and Bagalkot districts. Bijapur was made the administrative headquarters of the district in 1885, when the headquarters were moved from Bagalkot. After India's Independence in 1947, the district became part of Bombay state, and was reassigned to Mysore state, later Karnataka, in 1956. The State of Bombay is a former state of India. During British rule, portions of the western coast of India under direct British rule were part of the The Kingdom of Mysore was one of the three largest Princely states within the erstwhile British Empire of India. The former southern taluks of the district were separated in 1997 to form Bagalkot District.
The city consists of three distinct portions: the citadel, the fort and the remains of the city. The citadel, built by Yusuf Adil Shah, a mile (2 km) in circuit, is of great strength, well built of the most massive materials, and encompassed by a ditch 100 yards wide, formerly supplied with water, but now nearly filled up with rubbish, so that its original depth cannot be discovered. Within the citadel are the remains of Hindu temples, which prove that Bijapur was an important town in pre-Islam times. The fort, which was completed by Au Adil Shah in 1566, is surrounded by a wall 6 m. in circumference. This wall is from 30 to 50 ft (10 to 15 m) high, and is strengthened with 96 massive bastions of various designs. In addition there are ten others at the various gateways. The width is about 25 ft (8 m); from bastion to bastion runs a battlemented curtained wall about 10 ft (3 m) high. The whole is surrounded by a deep moat 30 to 40 ft (10 to 12 m) broad. A moat is deep broad Trench, usually filled with Water, that surrounds a structure installation or town normally to provide it with a preliminary line of Inside these walls the Bijapur kings bade defiance to all comers. Outside the walls are the remains of a vast city, now for the most part in ruins, but the innumerable tombs, mosques, caravanserais and other edifices, which have resisted the havoc of time, afford abundant evidence of the ancient splendour of the place.
Badami, Aihole, and Pattadakal, near Bijapur, are noted for their historical temples in the Chalukyan architectural style. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Badami (ಬದಾಮಿ formerly known as Vatapi, is a Taluk in the Bagalkot District Aihole ( Kannada ಐಹೊಳೆ is a town in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India Pattadakal ( Kannada - ಪಟ್ಟದಕಲ್ is a town in the Indian state of Karnataka famous for its group of monuments that are the culmination The Chalukya dynasty ( Kannada: ಚಾಲುಕ್ಯರು ʧaːɭukjə was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and Central
Bijapur is rich in historical attractions. *Gol Gumbaz: This is the most famous monument in Bijapur. Gol Gumbaz (ಗೋಲ ಗುಮ್ಮಟ is the Mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah ( 1627 - 57) of the Adil Shahi dynasty of Indian It is the tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah (ruled 1627-1657). It is the second largest dome ever built, next in size only to St Peter's Basilica in Rome. The Basilica of Saint Peter (Basilica Sancti Petri officially known in Italian as the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano and commonly known as St Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 A particular attraction in this monument is the central chamber, where every sound is echoed seven times. Another attraction at the Gol Gumbaz is the Whispering Gallery, where even minute sounds can be heard clearly 37 metres away. Gol Gumbaz complex includes a mosque, a Naqqar Khana (a hall for the trumpeters) (Now it is used as museum) and the ruins of guest houses.
Geographically, the district lies in the tract of the Deccan Plateaus. The lands of the district can be broadly divided into three zones: the northern belt consisting of the northern parts of Bijapur Taluks of Indi and Sindagi; the central belt consisting of Bijapur city; the southern belt consisting of the rich alluvial plains of the Krishna Rivers parted from the central belt by a stretch of barren Trap. The northern belt is a succession of low rolling uplands without much vegetation, gently rounded and falling into intermediate narrow valleys. The upland soil being shallow, the villagers are generally confined to the banks of the streams and are far away from one another. The Don Volley has plains and consists of rich tracts of deep black soil stretching from west to east. Across the Krishna River is a rich plain crossed from west to east by two lines of sandstone hills. Further south towards Badami and southwest to east by two lines of sandstone hills. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Badami (ಬದಾಮಿ formerly known as Vatapi, is a Taluk in the Bagalkot District Sandstone is a Sedimentary rock composed mainly of Sand -size Mineral or rock grains. Further south towards Badami and southwest of Hunagund, the hills increase the number and the black soil gives way to the red
There are 34 rain gauge stations in Bijapur District. Chernozem (чернозём black soil) also known as "black land" or "black earth" is a black-coloured Soil containing a very high percentage The average annual rainfall for the district is 553 mm with 37. 2 rainy days. The monsoon generally breaks in the district during June and lasts till October. The highest mean monthly rainfall is 149 mm in the month of September and lowest is 3 mm in February. The annual rainfall variation in the district is marginal from place to place.
Bijapur District can be categorized as a low to moderately yielding area (1000 to 8000 L/h) 72. 2% of district falling in this category. From considerable part of the district (9%) poor yielding (less than 1000 L/h sources) or non–feasible areas have been reported. The talukas having largest poor yielding area, are Muddebihal (19%) followed by Indi (15%), Bijapur and sindagi (13% each), Basavan Bagewadi (4%). Low yielding areas (1000 to 4000 L/h source) in the district constitute about 40% of the district, with the largest being Basavan Bagewadi (54%) and smallest in Indi taluka Moderate yields (4000 to 8000 L/h source) are reported from 36% of the district, highest being in Bijapur with 70% of the area, and lowest being in Sindagi with 19% of the taluka. High yielding areas (more than 8000 L/h sources) over 15% of the district. The smallest area under this category are in Sindagi Taluka (2% each) and largest is in Muddebihal (29% each) where very lengthy contact zones occur between traps and other formations
On the basis of projections from this information, the main parameters affecting water quality in Bijapur can be expected to be Brackishness (Salinity) and Hardness. Salinity affects the district in high to low groundwater problem areas and occurs in areas all along the major and minor river courses and steam courses.
Bijapur District has an area of 10541 square kilometres, and a population of 1,806,918 (2001 census), an increase of 17. 63% since the 1991 census. It is bounded on the east by Gulbarga district, on the southeast by Raichur District, on the south and southwest by Bagalkot District, and on the west by Belgaum District, and by the Maharashtra of Sangli on the northwest and Sholapur on the north, Sangli on the north-west (both of Maharastra state),
It consists 5. Kalburgi (formerly Gulbarga; Kannada:ಕಲಬುರ್ಗಿ is a town in the Indian state of Karnataka. Raichur District ( Kannada:ರಾಯಚೂರ್ is an administrative district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Bāgalkot district (ಬಾಗಲಕೋಟೆ in Kannada) pronounced /'bɑgələkoʊteɪ/ sometimes spelled as Bāgalkote is an administrative District The Belgaum district is a district in the state of Karnataka, India. Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. The twin cities of Sangli and Miraj are located in the Indian state of Maharashtra, nearly 400 kilometers southeast of Mumbai. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Solapur is a city and a Municipal corporation in south eastern Maharashtra, India Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. 49% of Karnataka state area. It lies between 15 x 50 and 17 x 28 North Latitude and 74 x 54 and 76 x 28 East Longitude. The administrative headquarters and chief town is Bijapur.
For administrative purposes the district is divided into six taluks. A tehsil ( Urdu: تحصیل) (or tahsil, tahasil, taluka, taluk, taluq, mandal) is an Administrative division
The district is 21. 92% urban. 
Bijapur is connected only by Rail and Road. This article is about the technical workings and operations of railways in India which are run by the Indian Railways. An Air port has also got sanction. The helipad at the Sainik School is used only when government guests or public office bearers visit the district and is not open for general public. The 'Sainik schools' are a system of schools in India conceived in 1961 by V The state owned North West Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation run buses to all parts of the district. Private tour operators also run luxury bus services to Bangalore, Hubli, Dharwad and Belgaum. Bangalore ( officially Bengaluru ( Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು) is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Hubballi (formerly Hubli Kannada - ಹುಬ್ಬಳ್ಳಿis a city in the state of Karnataka in India. Dharwad, also known as Dharwar, ( Kannada:ಧಾರವಾಡ is a city in India's Karnataka state Belgaum ( Travelers can book tickets online thru www. redbus. in, India's largest online bus ticketing company. This is a very convenient feature for frequent travelers and tourists who come from overseas.
Bijapur was previously a meter gauge station of South Central Railways which was operational between Solapur and Gadag Stations. The South Central Railway is one of the 16 railway zones in India. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Solapur is a city and a Municipal corporation in south eastern Maharashtra, India WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Introduction Gadag-Betageri ( Kannada ಗದಗis a town and a City municipal council But due to gauge conversion the line from Bagalkot to Gadag is blocked. Bagalkot (ಬಾಗಲಕೋಟೆ in Kannada) is a town in the Indian state of Karnataka. The broad gauge line between Solapur to Bagalkot passing through Bijapur is operational (as of Jan 2006).
The public transport of the district is managed by the State Road Transport Corporation which runs local buses within city limits as well as villages within the 15 km radius. The frequency of these buses are higher in comparison to the buses which ply on longer routes. Tata Sumo, Tata Indica and Tempo Trax are used as taxis by local operators. Tata Sumo is a Multi-utility vehicle produced by India 's Tata Motors. The Tata Indica is a Hatchback Automobile range manufactured by Tata Motors of India. Autos and Tongas are still popular mode of local transport in the city. A tanga ( Hindi: टाँगा Urdu: ٹانگہ Bengali: টাঙ্গা or tonga is a light horse-drawn carriage used for transportation Cycle Rickshaws are used only to transport materials and people hardly travel by them.
People from the central Asian regions settled in this part, when they landed as part of the caravan with the muslium rulers. The people of the Lambani tribe are mostly found living in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh eg The local population is mainly a mix of Dravidian and Aryan descendants. Majority of people are Hindu Lingayats. A Hindu ( Devanagari: हिन्दू is an adherent of the philosophies and scriptures of Hinduism, a set of religious, Philosophical But still in the urban areas one can find considerable population of Brahmin. Brahmin ( Brāhmaṇa, sa ब्राह्मणः is the class of educators scholars and preachers in Brahminical Hinduism. However very little population of Muslim and Chrisitan community can be found in the district. A Muslim (مسلم pronounced Muslim, not Muzlim) is an adherent of the Religion As per the 2001 census 3,34,254 people belong to the Scheduled Castes and 30,051 to the Scheduled Tribes. Ādivāsīs (in Devanagari script: आदिवासी literally "original inhabitants" comprise a substantial indigenous minority of the population Scheduled Castes ("SC"s and Scheduled Tribes ("ST"s are Indian population groupings that are explicitly recognized by the Constitution of People belonging to the Lambani tribe have settled in the districts since long. The people of the Lambani tribe are mostly found living in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh eg The villages in which these groups live are referred as "Tandas"
Off late Bijapur district has produced some of the best known Road Cyclists in the national circuit. Premalata Sureban was part of the Indian continget at the Perlis Open '99 in Malasiya. 
Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Sports complex serves as the main centre for all activities related to sports. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar ( Marathi:डॊभीमराव रामजी आंबेडकर ( April 14, 1891 — December 6, 1956 Facilities are available in the single sports complex for track and field events, volleyball, basket ball, cricket and a venedrome for cycling. Volleyball is an Olympic team sport in which two teams of 6 active players (5 normal players and one 'libero' are separated by a net that is usually four feet Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries Apart from the government managed infrastructure the private trust run BLDEA's Medical and Engineering college campus has also access to the state-of-the art facilities for fitness and sports. It can be noted that the popular games in the rural areas are Kabaddi and Kho Kho apart from Cricket. Kabaddi (sometimes written Kabbadi or Kabadi) (கபடி otherwise known as சடுகுடுకబడ్డీ ਕਬੱਡੀ कबड्डी कबड्डीکبڈی Kho Kho is an Indian sport played by teams of twelve players who try to avoid being touched by members of the opposing team only 9 players of the team enter the field Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries Cricket is still popular among local youth however having a winning team of Volley ball and foot ball is a matter of prestige for all the schools and colleges. Volleyball is an Olympic team sport in which two teams of 6 active players (5 normal players and one 'libero' are separated by a net that is usually four feet Football is the word given to a number of similar Team sports all of which involve (to varying degrees kicking a Ball with the foot in an attempt to score a
Every year the district administration organizes the Dasara Sports Meet during the Dasara festival to identify and nurture the talent of the future. Dasara, also called "Navaratri" is among the most important festivals celebrated in India.
Navaraspur was the auditorium of the Adil Shahs, it is about 10 km outside the city limits. The ruins of the site are still visible. Every year the local administration organizes the Navaraspur Festival to attract tourists. Great personalities like Bhimsen Joshi, Ustad Alla Rakha, Zakir Hussain, Mallikarjun Mansur, Gangubai Hangal and many more have performed in this festival. Pandit Bhimsen Gururaj Joshi (ಪಂಡಿತ ಭೀಮಸೇನ ಗುರುರಾಜ ಜೋಷಿ born February 4 1922 is a renowned Hindustani classical Vocalist Ustad Alla Rakha ( April 29, 1919 - February 3, 2000) was a master of the Tabla, a classical Hindustani percussion instrument Ustad Zakir Hussain ( Hindi: ज़ाकिर हुसैन Urdu: زاکِر حسین born March 9, 1951, is a famous Tabla Gangubai Hangal (ಗಂಗೂಬಾಯಿ ಹಾನಗಲ್ (born on March 5, 1913) is one of the greats of the Hindustani classical music.
Farming and agriculture related business is the main occupation for many people in the district. Of the total geographical area of 10,530 square kilometres, 7,760 square kilometres is available for cultivation which is 74% of the total area, while areas under forest account for only 0. 19% of the total area. Only 17. 3% of the net cultivable area is irrigated and the balance 82. 7% of the area has to depend on the monsoon.
The cropping pattern in the district reveals that food crops like jowar, maize, bajra and wheat among cereals, red gram, Bengal gram and green gram among pulses are major crops cultivated in the district. Sorghum is a genus of numerous species of grasses, some of which are raised for grain and many of which are used as Fodder plants either cultivated or as part Maize (ˈmeɪz ( Zea mays L. ssp mays) known as corn in some countries is a cereal grain domesticated in Mesoamerica Pearl millet ( Pennisetum glaucum) is the most widely grown type of Millet. Wheat ( Triticum spp is a worldwide cultivated grass from the Levant area of the Middle East. The pigeon pea ( Cajanus cajan, syn Cajanus indicus) is a perennial member of the family Fabaceae. The chickpea ( Cicer arietinum) (also garbanzo bean, Indian pea, ceci bean, bengal gram, chana, kadale kaalu, ||-||} Mung bean, also known as green bean, mung, moong, mash bean, munggo or monggo, green gram, golden Districts are a type of Administrative division, in some countries managed by a Local government. The major oilseed crops are sunflower, groundnut and sunflower. Horticulture crops like grapes, pomegranate, ber, guave sapota, lime are also grown. A recent trend shows that there is a low shift towards fruit crops like Pomegranate and grapes of the total area of 8,610 square kilometres. Covered during 2002-03 cereals occupy about 55. 2% by oilseeds 24. 5% pulse 15. 6% and other commercial crops like cotton and sugarcane about 4. Cotton is a soft staple Fibre that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant ( Gossypium sp Sugarcane ( Saccharum) is a genus of 6 to 37 species (depending on taxonomic interpretation of tall perennial grasses (family Poaceae tribe Andropogoneae 8%. There is a slight shift towards commercial crops like cotton and sugarcane over last 2 years. The land holding pattern in the district indicates that small and marginal farmers account for 4% of total land holdings and 0. 6% of the total land, semi-medium for 27. 5% with 10. 1% of total land while 68% of the holdings are above 20,000 m², accounting for 89. 3% of land. Many small scale industries are working in the district however no large scale industry can be found in the district.
|Classification of Labor Force||No. of Workers|
|Cultivators or Farmers||2,21,060|
|Agricultural Laborers (Non-Land Owners)||2,87,778|
|Home based / Cottage Industries||18,232|
|Services and Other sector||1,95,573|
Of late Bijapur is emerging as a hub for professional education. Previously (i. e. before 1980s) there were very few professional educational institutions. Along with the professional colleges there are many colleges which provide under-graduate and post-graduate degrees in the faculty of arts, science and social-sciences Many of these colleges except professional are affiliated to Karnatak University Dharwad. Karnatak University has a Post-Graduation Centre at Bijapur also. Engineering colleges are affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University and Medical colleges are affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences  In 2003 Karnataka State Women Universitywas started. Visvesvaraya Technological University, also spelt Visveswaraiah Technological University, (VTU is a University in Karnataka, India. Profile Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, centered in Bangalore, India is a unitary university set up in 1996 by the government Various post graduate course are conducted here. At present there are 47 affiliated Colleges under jurisdiction of 12 districts namely Bagalkot, Belguam, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Haveri, Koppal, Raichur, Uttar Kannada Additionally Bijapur boasts of the Only Sainik School in the whole state. This is a residential school preparing cadets for the Defence forces.
Anjuman Arts, Science and Commerce College Bijapur
The Bijapur district is represented by seven members in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly (Lower House) and in the (Upper House) Karntaka Legislative Council five members. A single member represents the whole district in the lower house of Parliament Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha (also titled the House of the People, by the Constitution) is the directly elected Lower house of the Parliament of India
The assembly constituencies under the Bijapur district are
indi taluka devarnimbargi village