Ajjampura - General Information

Ajjampura is a small town in Chikmagalur District of Karnataka and has a Police Sub-Inspector's Office movie theatres, a Veterinary Hospital, and is home to the 'Amrithamahal' cattle breeding station.

Ajjampura is at the 'crossroads' and one can travel by road to Tarikere, Birur, Bukkambudhi, and Hosadurga. There is also a railway station, from where one can travel by train to Bangalore and Davangere.

Ajjampura - History

Although not much is known about the history of this town, it is believed that the place was originally known as "Keral". An account of this can be found in "Mysore: A Gazetteer Compiled for Government By Benjamin Lewis Rice" (First published in London in 1887). The image shows an entry from this Gazetteer.