In 1809, the British shifted their cantonment to Bangalore, outside the old city, and a town grew up around it, which was governed as part of British India.
Following India's independence in 1947, Bangalore became the capital of Mysore State, and remained capital when the new Indian state of Karnataka was formed in 1956.
In this age of dating apps, we found it interesting that Bangalore-based venture Life Of Line (LOL) will be organising a speed dating event in the city, this weekend. At the venue, our host will take you through the nitty-gritties while you unwind with a beer in hand! You’ll get picked up from your front door in a Zoomcar.It was captured by the British after victory in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War (1799), who returned administrative control of the city to the Maharaja of Mysore.The old city developed in the dominions of the Maharaja of Mysore and was made capital of the Princely State of Mysore, which existed as a nominally sovereign entity of the British Raj.