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Hosur is a town and a municipality in Krishnagiri district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the largest town in the Krishnagiri District of Tamilnadu and headquarters of the Hosur taluk. It is located about 35km from Bangalore, 48km from Krishnagiri, 82kilometres from dharmapuri and 306km west of Chennai, the state capital. Hosur is considered as gateway to Karnataka from Tamil Nadu and has become a satellite town of Bangalore. Hosur assembly constituency is part of Krishnagiri Lok Sabha constituency.HistoryHosur was part of Mysore Kingdom until 1799, when Tipu Sultan lost the third Anglo-Mysore war, he handed over southern part of Mysore kingdom as a part settlement to English government.AdministrationHosur was constituted as a Selection Grade Town Panchayat in the 1962. And it was upgraded to Second Grade Municipality in the Year 1992. In the year 1998 it was upgraded to Selection Grade Municipality vide G.O.(MAWS) No.85 dt. 22.05.1998. In 2011, Vide GO. No. 127 dt.08.09.2011 town panchayats Mathigiri, Village Panchayats Zuzuvadi, Mookandapalli, Avalapalli, Chennathur were included in Hosur Municipality.Take stress off the schedule by using our India vacation builder.
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