01 Nov 1956 – Karnataka Celebrating 62 Years of ‘’kannada Rajyotsava ‘
‘On This day when all the Kannada language-speaking regions of South India were merged to form the state of Karnataka .
Aluru Venkata Rao was the first person who dreamt of unifying the State as early as 1905 with the Karnataka Ekikarana movement
Every state in India has an interesting precedent behind its formation, keeping in view its unique historical, socio-cultural background. Historically, while language has been a key factor behind the formation of states, bringing together people speaking the same language.
The formation of the state of Karnataka on November 1, 1956, by bringing together all the Kannada speaking contiguous region was truly a historic day. Though at the time of the formation, the state had a different nomenclature and was called Mysore, which was reminiscent of an old princely regime. Consequently, respecting the popular mood the state was renamed as Karnataka on November 1, 1973.
To mark the historic day, the state of Karnataka every year on November 1 celebrate this day as “Kannada Rajyotsava” which has got the distinction of one of the grandest celebrations in the state. Since the celebration of the day is not associated with any particular religion or community, people cutting across all religions or community celebrate it with full fervour and zeal
Why Karnataka Flag Contains Yellow & Red Colour ?
The yellow and red colors in the flag represent Arrishna (Turmeric) and Kumkuma (Vermilion) which symbolize auspiciousness and well-being of the state. In general, the yellow and red colours signify positivity and courage respectively.
The current version was officially designed during the Fourteenth Assembly and recognised by the state government of Karnataka on the 8th of March 2018. . Though the flag has been officially recognized by the state’s assembly, it is currently waiting for approval from the central government of India to become an official symbol of the state of Karnataka
Why Karnataka is Different from others ?
01)THE FIRST WOMAN TO LEAD AN ARMED REBELLION AGAINST THE BRITISH IS FROM KARNATAKA
Before the queen of Jhansi, Laxmi Bai took up arms; Rani Chennamma (1778-1829), Queen of the princely state of Kittur was the first person to lead an armed rebellion against British governance. In 1824, she rebelled against the kappa tax. More than three decades before Laxmi Bai.
02) KARNATAKA KHADI GRAMODYOGA SAMYUKTA SANGHA
In Bengeri in Hubli, is the only unit in India that is authorized to manufacture and supply the Flag of India.
03)FATHER OF CARNATIC MUSIC -PURANDARA DASA
He systematized the entire system of teaching Carnatic music that is followed to this day
It has lasted longer than the Mughal Empire and has left behind the famous Hampi ruins
05)SECOND HIGHEST PLUNGE WATERFALL
Gersoppa aka Jog Falls, is the second-highest plunge waterfall in the country.
Built in 1912 by Krishnarajendar waydir IV. After taj mahal, this is the most visited place in India
And More Like 50,000 PALM LEAF MANUSCRIPTS , FIRST TO PUBLISH WEEKLY NEWSPAPER , FIRST PRIVATE RADIO IN THE COUNTRY , FIRST TO BUILD ARTILLERY IN THE COUNTRY , SOFA SO GOOD ( Which calculates weight of person sitting on ) , Silk ( Largest Raw silk Producers in india ) Etc .
What You Know about Kannada ?
- Kannada is one of the oldest Indian language
- The Kannada language is as old as 2000 years
- Kannada is the only Indian language for which a foreigner Ferdinand Kittel wrote a Dictionary
- When the Kannada literature “Kavirajamarga” was written by Amogavarsha, English was a baby in the cradle and Hindi was not born at all.
- Kannada is 99.99% perfect logically and scientifically
- Kannada script is the queen of World scripts – Shri Vinobha Bhave
- The only Indian author who got maximum awards for literature is Shri Kuvempu who is a proud Kannadiga
- Kannada is the only Indian language which got maximum GyanaPeetha Awards.
- Kannada is one of the Indian languages to feature in Wikipedia logo
- Charition mime, an ancient greek play ( In 2nd century) had used Kannada phrases