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Karnataka elections: Srinivaspur Assembly constituency

By Oneindia Staff Writer
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Srinivasapur is a town in the Kolar district. This town is also referred to as Mango City and is the biggest producer of mangoes in Karnataka. It is the only place in the world where all 63 species of mango is found.

Karnataka elections: Srinivaspur Assembly constituency

Srinivasapur is one of the five taluks of Kolar district. The taluk is bound by Kolar and Mulbagal taluks of Kolar district, the Chintamani taluk of Chikkaballapura district, and Chittor district in Andhra Pradesh. The name Srinivaspur is derived from Shree, a term for the god Vishnu, and place of abode. There is a belief that the town was once visited by Vishnu, who stayed there for some-time. In earlier times, the town was also known as Vanavasapura and, even earlier, when it was a small village, as Papanapalli. The town also has milk and silk productions in large quantity.

The current MLA is K Rameshkumar from Congress and he defeated Venkatashiva Reddy from JDS.

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