Bagila-gadde: 1 definition

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Bagila-gadde means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Shodhganga: The society and politics in South Kanara 1500 AD to 1800 AD

Bagila-gadde refers to a classification of paddy-field according to inscriptions from South Canara (modern Dakshina Kannada).—Fields very close to land in front of the house is known as Bagila-gadde. Normally, the houses which were old and famous had a big paddy field in front of them. Even now we find such fields. In the Tulu speaking areas of the region such fields are known as Bakilmar which is the same as Bagila-gadde, in Kannada.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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