Vijayanagar Current Affairs, GK & News

What are deemed forests? Why is Karnataka Government releasing 6.64 lakh hectares of deemed forests?

The State Government of Karnataka recently announced that it will soon declassify 6.64 lakh hectares of 9.94 hectares of deemed forests in the state. This is around 67% of the deemed forest land. What are deemed forests? Deemed Forests are land tracts that appear to be forest but have not been notified as forest in ..




Vijayanagara Empire

Vijayanagara Empire or Karnata Empire or Kingdom of Bisnegar was established in 1336 by Harihara-I and his brother Bukka Raya I of Sangama Dynasty. Its ruins are located in current day Hampi in Karnataka. Four dynasties – Sangama, Saluva, Tuluva and Aravidu – ruled Vijayanagar from A.D. 1336 to 1672.  It reached its climax in the end of 14th century. ..