Basaveshwara Nagar

Basaveshwaranagar is a locality in western part of Bangalore. It is named after Basavanna, a social reformer. Basaveshwaranagar subsumes several sub-localities like Kamalanagar, Water Tank, Sharada Colony, Karnataka Housing Board (KHB) Colony, Kamakshipalya, Kurubarahalli, Saneguruvanahalli, SBI Officers colony, Nagapura, Manjunatha Nagar, Shiva Nagar, Bhimajyothinagar and Agrahara Dasarahalli. Basaveshwaranagar is well served by buses (68, 88, 95 and 96 series) and is about 5 km from the Kempegowda Bus Station and Bangalore City Railway Station. Sharada Colony bus station is the main bus junction. The other bus stations are Saneguruvanahalli bus stop, BEML Layout Bus Stop and Shankar Nag Bus Station. Basaveshwaranagar, being a layout formed by the BDA, has several parks and playgrounds. Notable amongst these is the Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Stadium which was built on the now extinct Dasarahalli Tank. This is located adjacent to Gangamma Thimmaiah Choultry, at the beginning of Agrahaara Dasarahalli. This ground has an exclusive skating rink, running track with space in center for holding all sorts of athletic activities, with a nice big gallery to seat about 500 spectators.

Basaveshwaranagar was also known to have a 400 year old tree The Big Banyan Tree (Dodda Aalada Mara) which was a home for hundreds of monkeys and birds, it was a known public park in the vicinity. The tree met its death in 2009 when it cracked up in the middle of its main trunk & fell apart. It has now been replaced by a new one.

Basaveshwaranagar BMTC Bus Services
Basaveshwaranagar is well served by buses 68, 88, 89, 95 96, 206, 238 and 252 series and is about 5 km from the Kempegowda Bus Station and Bangalore City Railway Station. Sharada Colony bus station is the main bus junction. The other bus stations are Saneguruvanahalli bus stop, BEML Layout Bus Stop and Shankar Nag Bus Station.

Distance from Basaveshwara Nagar to Rajajinagar 1st Block, Bengaluru is 2.2 km and travel time is 7 min via 1st Main Rd and Chord Road. Distance from Shanti Nagar BMTC Bus Depot to Basaveshwara Nagar 8th Main Bus Stop is 37 Km via Mysore Road. Bangalore BMTC Bus Route no. 68 connects between Shivajinagar to Basaveshwaranagar. Driving distance of this route is 13.5 KM.

Distance from Basaveshwara Nagar to Kempegowda Bus Station, Majestic is 5.6 km and travel time is around 19 min via 1st Main Road. Distance from II Stage, Peenya, Bengaluru to Basaveshwara Nagar, Bengaluru is 7.1 km and travel time is around 21 min via Outer Ring Road.

Distance from Basaveshwara Nagar to Hebbal, Bengaluru is 12.2 km and travel time is around 31 min via National Highway 4. Distance from Basaveshwara Nagar, Bengaluru to BTM Water Tank, Outer Ring Road, Stage 2, BTM 2nd Stage, Bengaluru is 15.3 km and travel time is around 44 min via Hosur Main Road.

Distance from Basaveshwara Nagar 8th cross to Yemalur Kempapura: Distance from Basaveshwara Nagar to Yemalur, Bellandur, Bengaluru, Karnataka is 21.6 km and travel time is around 54 min via Old Airport Road. Distance from Basaveshwara Nagar to Malleswaram circle is 4.7 km and travel time is 17 min via Mahakavi Kuvempu Road.

Bangalore BMTC Route Bus no. 88A connects between Kempegowda Bus Station/Majestic and Basaveshwaranagar 3rd Stage/Saneguruvanahalli. Bangalore BMTC Route Bus no. K3 connects between Basaveshwaranagar and Koramangala. Driving distance of this route is 26.1 KM.