Looking back: Chikkaballapur through the year 2011-Part I

  January

02:     More than 30,000 citizens attend the Namaz as part of the Iztima organised in Chikkaballapur by Muslims.
04:     Results of zilla and taluk panchayat poll declared.
17: Cleaner Ramanji dies and 30 students injured as BGS school van turns turtle.
22: BJP calls for Statewide bundh against Governor.
23: Pulse Polio programme organised in district.
27: Actor Chiranjeevi visits Chikkaballapur.

  February

04:    Residents of Yaluvahalli organise cleanliness campaign in Chikkaballapur.
05:     Laser show on the glory of Vijayanagara Empire at Sir M Visvesvaraya Stadium.
07:     Chinnappaiah elected Zilla Panchayat president, B Savithramma is new vice-president.
09:     Census begins in district.
14:     Bus set ablaze during district bundh, demanding implementation of permanent irrigation project.
20:     Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa attend inauguration of Veeranjaneyaswamy Temple.
21:     NAAC team visits Government First Grade College, Chikkaballapur.
25:     CPM comes to power for first time in Bagepalli Taluk Panchayat.
27:     Pulse Polio programme, second phase, organised.

  March

02:     Silk growers stage mega protest.
13:     Four die in accident near a channel at Nandi Hills.
18:     Kadiri fest of Lambanis organised in Bagepalli.
25:     Book fest organised by Department for Public Instruction.

  April

02:     Police Flag Day
05:     Renuka Yallammadevi Karaga organised in Shidlaghatta.
06:     Mega jatha of CPM started.
09:     Protest supporting Anna Hazare staged.
17:     Borderland festival at Chintalapalli in Gauribidanur taluk.
18:     Dr M C Sudhakar, legislator, stages protest in Chintamani, demanding solution to water problem.
24:     District condoles death of Satya Sai Baba.

  May

01:    Labourers’ Day observed districtwide.
04:    District Kannada Literary Fest inaugurated in Chikkaballapur.
09:     Bundh in Sadali, Shidlaghatta taluk, demanding creation of Satya Sai taluk.
14:     Opening of swimming pool in Sir M Visvesvaraya Stadium.
18:     District-level Science Exhibition organised at Government Pre-university College, Gauribidanur.
19:     ‘Aadona, Haarona’, free summer camp in Shidlaghatta by Ee Dhare cultural troupe.
20:     Exam malpractice, student caught. B V Krishnappa, principal of Government First Grade College involved in controversy.
25:     Budget proposed for Chikkaballapur City Municipal Council at Jakkalamadagu.
29:     Morarji Desai Residential School opened in
Gauribidanur.

  June

12:     Bodies of Sudhindra and Vighnesh, BBM students of Hunsur in Mysore district, found in Chikkaballapur.
14:     Silk growers lay siege to Vidhana Soudha, demanding protection of sericulture industry.
14:     District In-charge Minister Shobha Karandlaje chairs review meeting at Nandi Hill Resort.
22:     Clearance drive begins in Chikkaballapur and Bagepalli to pull down unauthorised constructions.

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