About Veerashaiva Vidyavardhaka Sangha

The idea of establishing Veerasaiva Vidyavardhaka Sangha in Ballari, was proposed in 5th All India Veerasaiva Mahasabha which was held in Ballari in the 1909 from 27th to 30th December. Sangha started with the blessings and guidance of Sri. Ni. Pra. Hanagal Kumaraswamygal and Sri. Jagadguru Siddhalinga Shivacharya Swamiji of Ujjaini.

It has been started in 1916 formally registered as `Madaras Veerasaiva Vidyavardhaka Sangha’ on March 7th 1918 under the Presidentship of Sri. Kowthalda Gurushantappa and Vice-Presidentship of Sri. Togari Veeramallappa. It was later changed to ‘Veerasaiva Vidyavardhaka Sangha’ Ballari, when the district was merged with Mysore State in 1933.

Office Bearers:

President : Uded Basavaraj

Vice President : H.M. Veerabhadrasharma

Secretary : T. Kotrappa

Asst. Secretary : K. Veeresh Gouda

Treasurer : Kolur Mallikarjuna Gouda

Management committee members:

  • Gonal Rajasekhara Gouda
  • Allum Gurubasavaraj
  • Dr Bhagyalakshmi
  • Janekunte Basavaraj
  • Y Satish
  • T Virupaksha Gouda
  • J S Basavaraj
  • K Ramana Gouda
  • K M Maheshwaraswamy

  • Kanni Rajasekhar
  • Angadi Shashikala
  • Sahukar Satishbabu
  • K Uma Shankar Dr
  • Someshwara Gaddi
  • Palleda Pompapathi
  • Channabasavana Gouda Patil
  • Sharana Basavana Gouda
  • H Maharudra Gouda

  • K V Basavaraj
  • C Mohan Reddy
  • Akki Shivakumar
  • Gudekote Nagaraj
  • R Ramana Gouda
  • Aravi Basavanagouda
  • Sali Siddaiahswamy

VV Sangha, Bellary Website : http://www.vvsanghabellary.org/