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Who is the God of Bangalore?

Who is the God of Bangalore?

Halasuru Someshwara Temple, located in the suburb of Halasuru (also called Ulsoor) in Bangalore city (also Bengaluru) is a dedicated to the deity Someshwara (the Hindu god Shiva).

Do people from Karnataka speak Hindi?

Yes. Kannidagas do speak Hindi and learn Hindi as 3rd language at school. People at Karnataka are flexible towards different languages and that’s probably why Kannada in Karnataka is loosing it’s significance.

How many mosques are there in Karnataka?

Bangalore (Bengaluru), the capital of Karnataka state, India, reflects its multireligious and cosmopolitan character by its more than 1000 temples, 400 mosques, 100 churches, 40 Jain derasars, three Sikh gurdwaras, two Buddhist viharas and one Parsi fire temple located in an area of 741 km² of the metropolis.

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What percentage of Muslims and Christians in Karnataka can speak Kannada?

About 80\% of Muslims and Christians in Karnataka are ‘kannada’ Muslims and Christians. A Kannadiga is a person who can speak Kannada but it need not be his/her mother tongue. I pretty sure almost all of Christians and Muslims native to Karnataka can speak Kannada pretty well.

Is Urdu spoken in Karnataka?

In Karnataka, Urdu is spoken in the form of Dakhni, as in the other states of Deccan . People speaking Urdu as their mother tongue form the second largest ethnic group in Karnataka (9.72\% of the total population as per the 1991 census), the majority of whom are Muslims (constituting 85.6\% of the Muslim population in Karnataka).

Who are the Konkani Muslims in India?

Konkani Muslims. Konkani Muslims (also known as Kokani Muslims) are a sub-ethnic group of the Konkani (Kokani) people living in the Konkan region of western India, who practise Islam.

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Is Kannada spoken in Uttara Kannada district?

Karwar taluk in Uttara Kannada district marks this site of linguistic transition, where Marathi and Konkani slowly give way to Konkani and Kannada. Konkani is the lingua franca of Karwar. However, Kannada is used for practical purposes, like in most other minority language speaking parts of Karnataka.