13 updated gazetteers released

13 updated gazetteers released

As many as 13 gazetteers were updated, reprinted and launched, at a programme organised to mark the release of Gazetteer Publications and also the launch of redesigned website of the Karnataka Gazetteer Department, here on Wednesday.

On the occasion, Kolar and Udupi districts got their gazetteers in English. The Kolar gazetteer is priced Rs 700 and the Udupi gazetteer at Rs 770.

Five books

A total of five books - comprising nine volumes of C Hayavadana Rao’s ‘Mysore Gazetteer’ were reprinted and launched.

The set, along with a CD, is priced at Rs 3,800.

The department also launched three imperial gazetteers of the Hyderabad Nizam period, which are priced Rs 300 each.

M V Krishna Rao’s ‘Glimpses of Karnataka,’ released in 1960, was also relaunched.
 The book has been updated and revised by Prof S Nagaraj and others, said, Chief Editor of the department, Neela Manjunath. The book is priced Rs 300.

All these books were added to the department’s list of popular gazetteer collection.

The gazetteers were to be launched by Minister for Kannada and Culture Govind Karjol, who could not make it, as he was touring the drought-hit areas.

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