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Krishnarajapuram, India

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4th Cross Rd
A Narayanapura Extension
Karnataka 560016

Bengaluru, India
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Krishnarajapuram (Railway Station Code : KJM), also known as KR Puram, is an outlying neighborhood of Bangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka. It's one of the zones of BBMP. It is located 15 km from Bangalore City railway station. Old Madras Road is partially located in Krishnarajapuram. A lake called 'Vengayyana Lake' is in the heart of this area. The Yelemallappa Shetty lake near Medahalli, situated just outside the eastern limits of Krishnarajapuram, is one of the largest lakes in Bangalore.
Krishnarajapuram is the headquarters of the Bangalore-East taluk and as such, houses a large number of government offices. It is also a Karnataka Legislative Assembly/State assembly constituency. B A Basvaraja of the Indian National Congress (INC) was elected as the Member of Legislative assembly from this constituency in the 2013 Karnataka Assembly election, and re-elected in 2018. It is a part of the Bangalore North Lok Sabha constituency.
The area's name is said to come from Krishnaraja Wadiyar III, who ruled the provincial state of Mysore from 1799 to 1868.


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Address: 4th Cross Rd, A Narayanapura Extension, Mahadevapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560016, India