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Davangere

(dä`vəng–gĕrĕ), city (1991 pop. 287,233), Karnataka state, SW India. It is on the Bengaluru-Pune railroad. Davanagere is a market for grain and cotton and is home to a major textile industry. There is a machine-tool factory in the suburbs. In the late 18th cent., Haidar AliHaidar Ali
or Hyder Ali
, 1722–82, Indian ruler. A Muslim of peasant stock, he rose by military brilliance to command the army of the Hindu state of Mysore.
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, ruler of Mysore, gave Davanagere to the Maratha leader Apoji Ram, who encouraged merchants to settle there.
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