• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Karnataka elections: Sorab Assembly constituency

By Oneindia Staff Writer

Soraba derives its name from Surabhi, a holy cow which was milked by a stone statue of lord Sri Ranganatha. Soraba is now a taluk headquarters in Shimoga district. Sorab is Situated in the Malnad region bounded by Sahyadri ghats a place Known for its scenic beauty,lush green forests and cool climate. Sorab taluk is rich in flora and fauna sorrounted by dense forest. it is well known for quality teak wood and is being exported all over the world.

Karnataka elections: Sorab Assembly constituency

A story recorded on a manuscript written in old Kannada script on the stone tower by the river Dandavati says that temple was built by a local landlord from Halesoraba on the bay of river Dandavati for lord Ranganatha.

Soraba taluk is also famous for elephant corridor and Gudavi Bird Sanctuary.

The constituency had led two brothers Madhu and Kumar Bangarappa fight each other to win elections from different parties

Son of former Karnataka Chief Minister Bangarappa and brother-in-law of popular Kannada movie star Shivrajkumar, S. Madhu Bangarappa from JDS is the current the MLA who won against H Halappa from KJP.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more