The Fort and Temples of Nijagal

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Nijagallu Durga Devalayagalu-The Fort and Temples of Nijagal

Author:  B. Arunakumari

Place: Nijagal, Nelamangala, Bangalore Rurual

The author has given details about the history of Nijagal, the temples and fort. The earliest inscription available  is of Hoysala period 1288 AD. Nijagal was a prominent town in Vijayanagara and Mysore dynasties. There are inscriptions which mention the donations made by Mysore Wodeyars to the temples of Nijagal. According to an inscription at this place, the present structure of the fort was built in 1698 by Bilugile Dasarajaiah during the reign of Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar.

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  1. ಪರಿಚಯಾತ್ಮಕ ಲೇಖನವಾದರೂ ಒಳ್ಳೆಯ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನ. ಅಭಿನಂದನೆಗಳು’

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