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Vijayanagara set to be 31st district of Karnataka



  • The Karnataka cabinet on 18th Nov approved to carve out Vijayanagara as a new district of the state.
  • Vijayanagara will be the 31st district of the State.
  • The new district would be carved out of Ballari and named after the Vijayanagara empire that ruled from this region.
  • The decision is a major boost for Forest Minister Anand Singh who has championed the campaign for a new Vijayanagara district.