Culture & Heritage

National Flag Manufacturing

National Flag Manufacturing Garag:

Garag is at 18 KM from Dharwad. This is the famous center for weaving of Indian National Flags. Madivaleshwar Math, Rastrothan residential school building, Telco factory of Tata Company and Karnataka High court Dharwad bench also seen around this village. Garag Khadi center is one of the verge of closre Garag Kshetria seva sangh in Garag, which has been making national flags using khadi since 1980-81, is on the verge of closure

Dr. Gangubai Hangal Gurukul

Musical School:

Dr. Gangubai Hangal Gurukul is established by the Government of Karnataka in the fond memory of legendary musician late Padmavibhushan Dr. Gangubai Hangal. It is set up with an ambitious desire of imparting professional training in Hindustani classical music to young talented artists to prepare them for reaching excellence in Hindustani music and hone their talent to international level. It is modeled on Guru-Shishya Parampara without any regimented and rigid curriculum. The Gurukul is set up with all facilities to accommodate 6 Gurus and 36 students and is administered by a trust committee formed by Govt. of Karnataka.

Dharwad Pedha

Dharwad Pedha:

It is made of cow milk which is heated and stirred continuously, with added falour and sugar. Dhrawad pedha is a sweet delicacy unique to the state of karnataka. This sweet’s history is around 175 years old. Dhrawadpedha has been accorded Geographical Indication tag. Dharwad pedha traces its historical origin to Thakur familywhich migrated from Unnao in Uttar Pradesh to Dharwad after the dreaded plague broke out there sometime in early 19th century. Shri. Ram Ratan Singh Thakur(first generation sweet maker) started making ‘pedhas’ and selling them and gradually, it started becoming popular. Shri Ram Ratan Singh Thakur’s grandson, Shri Babu singh Thakur, built the reputation of the ‘pedha’ with a missionary zeal.