Karnataka Assembly Elections: Shivajinagar Seat
Shivajinagar the most bustling area located in the central Bengaluru and is well connected place. After Majestic bus station, the next major bus station in the city is Shivaji Nagar bus station, from here bus services are provided to each and every part in the city.
This place could be described as the best transport hub with commercial place in its surrounding. The areas come under Shivaji Nagar are Vasant Nagar, High Grounds and Ulsoor.
This place is well known as city's major shopping spot, Commercial Street is the famous place in this region for shopping, as this place houses many shopping center and shops. Russel Market is another place of importance which has the famous market. This market was started during the British reign in India (1927). The main purpose to start this market was to supply the needs of British resident in Cantonment area.
This place homes many government offices and Army camp is situated adjacent to Shivaji nagar. Historical church St. Mary's Basilica is established here, many other temples, mosques and churches are also located here. Prominent educational institutions Sri Nijalingappa Medical Education Centre, Dr Br Ambedkar Medical College Hospital, Mount Carmel Degree College are situated here.
Coles Park a well maintained park, draped in rich green is a favorite place to the residents of this place to stroll in the evening. Ulsoor Lake is the closest water resource to Shivaji Nagar.
The current MLA is T R.Roshan Baig of Congress, he defetaed Nirmal Surana of BJP.