EAST INDIA COMPANY
(B.K. No. 47 of 1928-29)
ILAKAL, HUNGUND TALUK,
On the fort wall
This record in Nagari characters is dated Saka
1725, Sreshtha (Jyeshtha) ba. 3 (?) Wednesday.
These details in the Saka year which coincided with Rudhirodgari,
correspond to 1803 A.D, June 8. The
record cites some more details of date which seem to have been engraved
It records the construction of the gate-way at
Hunagunda by the local residents headed by the Gaudas etc., with
the approval of the administrative authorities including the Collector
and the Mahalakari. The
epigraph regers to the rule of the Kupani Sarakara, i.e., East India
(B.K. No. 239 of 1927-28)
HAVELI, BAGALKOT TALUK,
On a slab set up in front of Maruti temple
This is dated Saka 1744 and San 1232.
The Muslim reckoning might be Sur-san.
The date may be equated to 1822 A.D.
It states that Appuraya who was the Subhedara of
Bagadikoti under the Kumpani Sarakara, i.e., East India Company,
rehabilitated the village of Haveli lying waste for many years,
renamedit as Gopalapura, constructed the temples of Hanuman and Siva and
made provision for worship and offerings therein.
The epigraph is written in Nagari characters and Sanskrit
(B.K. No. 57 of 1928-29)
KELUR, HUNGUND TALUK,
On a stone in front of the village office
This is dated Fasli 1234, Tarana, Asvija su. 5.
The said Fasli might be Sur-san. The date may be equated to 1824
A.D., September 27.
It referes to the conquest of Kellur by the
Kumpani-sarakara, i.e., East India Company.
(B.K. No. 58 of 1928-29)
KELUR, HUNGUND TALUK,
On another stone in front of the village office
This is copy of the above record.
(B.K. No. 240 of 1927-28)
HONNAKATTI, BAGALKOT TALUK,
On three pieces of a broken slab kept in the Maruti
This is dated Saka 1750, Sarvadhari, Asvija,
Vijaya-dasami. The details
correspond to 1828 A.D., October 13.
It states that the village of Honnayakanakati
located to the east of Bagadikoti, had been deserted for a long time and
that it was rehabilitated by Gopalappa, grandson of Rayappa of
Vadavadige, who also constructed a temple andhad the old tank repaired. The officers of the East India Company who were pleased with
this work had it recorded on stone.
The record is in Nagari Characters and Kannada language.