Karnataka 46 Kempegowda heritage sites to be developed by CM

Karnataka 46 Kempegowda heritage sites to be developed by CM
Karnataka 46 Kempegowda heritage sites to be developed by CM

On 6 July 2021 Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has decided to develop 46 Kempegowda heritage sites located in Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural, Ramanagara, Chikballapura, and Tumakuru districts, in a bid to promote tourism. According to Chief Minister, the sites identified to be in three circuits would be developed at a cost of Rs 223 crore for promoting tourism.

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An action plan has been prepared to develop the Magadi Circuit (Rs 32 crores), Bengaluru Circuit (Rs 47 crores and Nandi Circuit(Rs 44 crore).Officials informed the meeting that work on erecting a 108 ft tall bronze statue of Kempegowda near the Bengaluru International Airport was under progress. A theme park around the statue is also being planned and the entire project is being executed at a cost of Rs 64 crore.

According to the Authority, these sites are developed to help people acknowledge the contribution of Kempegowda or Nada Prabhu Kempegowda, the founding father of Bengaluru.

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