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.