Karnataka to hold ‘Bengaluru Habba’ from 2022 to mark Kempegowda Jayanthi

05:20 PM Jun 28, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government will organise a three-day Bengaluru Habba, a cultural event, from 2022 to mark the birth anniversary of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, the founder of Bengaluru.


The event would be celebrated from June 26 to 28 annually, Deputy CM Ashwathnarayan CN said. He added that a Central Theme Park spread over 23 acres depicting the history of Kempegowda’s lifetime will also come up there and the project is likely to be completed by February next year.

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa released a postal stamp of Bengaluru founder Nadaprabhu Kempegowda on Sunday to mark his 512th birth anniversary.

The CM also flagged off the construction work of Kempegowda Study Centre, which will be built in the Jnana Bharathi Campus of Bangalore University.


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