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Monthly Archives: April 2017

  • The History and Background of rajakaluve

    To understand the history and background of Rajakaluve, we have to go back to history. The geography of Bangalore plays an important role in the creation of Rajakaluves. Bangalore is situated in the heart of Mysore plateau with an average elevation of 900 meters (3020 ft). Because of the higher elevation, water becomes a scarce commodity in this region. To Solve this problem, around sixteenth centuries most of the lakes were created. Lakes play an important role in recharging the ground water. If we trace back the history of the creation of these lakes, it points to the Kempe Gowda, Wodeyars and the British. Continue reading