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Karnataka Elections: Nagamangala Assembly Constituency

By Oneindia Staff Writer

Nagamangala is a town panchayath in Mandya district. It is located 62 km from the historically important town Mysuru, on the Srirangapatna-Jeevargi National highway. The quiet town of Nagamangala is also known for its temples. The ones which attract the tourists are the Saumyakeshava temple and the Yoganarasimha temple which are located one behind the other.

Karnataka Elections: Nagamangala Assembly Constituency

There's also a Jain temple, the Panchakuta Basadi which has a group of seven shrines that are considered the oldest Jain monuments of the State. There are also numerous other famous temples like Veerabhadreshwara. There is a Brahmakumaris temples on old post office road behind the Soumya Keshava temple. The Saumyakeshava temple was constructed in the 12th century by the rulers of the Hoysala empire.

Adichunchanagiri, also called Mahasamsthana Mutt, is a hill township in Nagamangala Taluk. This place is the spiritual headquarters of the Vokkaliga community in Karnataka. To render social service the Mutt has educational and other Institutions established and run by Adichunchanagiri Shikshana Trust.

N. Chaluvarayaswamy of JDS is the current MLA, he defeated Suresh Gowda of Congress by 20,363 votes.

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