Muddenahalli is situated in Chikkaballapur district and is popular because Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (Sir MV) was born on 15th September 1860 to parents Mokshagundam Srinivasa Shastry and Venkatalakshmamma. Sir MV was an engineer, scholar, and a great statesman. He was a Bharat Ratna awardee and was knighted by King Edward V for his selfless service to the society.
The house he was born in Muddennahalli has now been converted into a museum. His samadhi is maintained inside a small park.
Muddenahalli is 7 Km from Chikballapur and 1 Km from Kanivenarayanapura. A 82 billion dollar IT region and Silk city projects are planned here. Soon it will get connected by rail and metro rail. Many institutions like Sri Sathya Sai Loka Seva Trust Educational institution, Sir Sathya Sai University, Law college, Indian Institute of Technology, Visvesvaraya Institute of Advanced technology are set up in Chikballapur.
Sir M.V. Memorial
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Type of place: Village
Situated: Chikballapur District, Karnataka
Distance: 55 Km from Bangalore
Transport: Well connected by road