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Katapady
ಕಟಪಾಡಿ
Katpadi
Village
Ruined facade of Katapady Beedu,the manor of the erstwhile Bunt rulers of Katapady
Ruined facade of Katapady Beedu,the manor of the erstwhile Bunt rulers of Katapady
Coordinates: 12°54′52″N 75°11′09″E / 12.91448°N 75.18597°E / 12.91448; 75.18597Coordinates: 12°54′52″N 75°11′09″E / 12.91448°N 75.18597°E / 12.91448; 75.18597
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Udupi
Government
 • Body Grama Panchayat
Languages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 574105
Telephone code 0820-557
Vehicle registration KA20
Nearest city Udupi
Literacy Approx 99%
Lok Sabha constituency Udupi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kaup
Civic agency Grama Panchayat
Climate Humid (Köppen)

Katapady is a village near Udupi in Karnataka, India. It is situated at the junction of National Highway 17 and the roads leading to Matti and Shankarapura. Katapadi is surrounded by lush green fields, rivers and a beautiful beach. Katapadi is well known for Matti Gulla (a type of eggplant), Kambala and jasmine (mallige in Tulu). The name Katapadi is derived from "Kattu paadi' which means "tie it down" in Tulu. Apparently the place is named Katapadi after a lost horse which was found and tied down here.

There are 2 Jumu'ah Masjid.

There is also a Roman Catholic church St Vincent De Paul Church,Katapady.

Other than the annual temple car festivals, the festival and urus, Katapadi celebrates Kambala (a traditional buffalo race) every year in January.

SVS Primary School and SVS Pre University Colleges are among the oldest schools in Karnataka. SVS Primary School completed its centenary year recently.

Katapadi has weekly markets known as sante (in Kannada), which is like flea market.

Transportation[edit]

National Highway NH-66 passes through Katapady. Udupi is 7 km from Katapady.

Renowned people[edit]

  • Dayanand Shetty (actor)
  • Dayananda Bangera (cricketer)
  • Uday Kumar Y. (cricketer)
  • Master Hussain Saheb (retired teacher from S.V.S Primary School - the first person to start typing classes in Katapady and kaup in 1956)
  • Fakir Mohammed Katpadi(Kannada Writter is actively associated with Samudya, a radical-progressive cultural movement in Karnataka) Awarded with Katha Puraskar, Kannada Sahitya Akademi award & Kannada Rajyotsava award.

Nearby places[edit]

  • Udupi, Well known temple city of Southern India. Also known for its Udupi cuisine and restaurants.
  • Pajaka Kshetra, Madhwaacharya's birthplace is about 5 kilometers from Katapadi.
  • Kaup, known for its lighthouse and beach.
  • Mattu, known for its beach,
  • Manipal, a university town.

External links[edit]

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194 news items

Daijiworld.com

Daijiworld.com
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 04:40:46 -0700

Udupi, Jul 26: Former minister and five-time MLA Vasanth V Salian, who passed on Saturday July 25, was cremated with state honours at Katapady here on Sunday July 26. The final rites were held Salian's residence near forest gate amid a large gathering ...
 
The Hindu
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:19:02 -0700

According to the police, Shashidhar Shetty was driving the Maruti Omni van from Katapady village to Mattu, when he lost control over the vehicle on the dam-cum-bridge at around 10.15 p.m. on Sunday. The vehicle plunged into the river. His brother-in ...
 
SahilOnline
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:18:45 -0700

According to the police, Shashidhar Shetty was driving the Maruti Omni van from Katapady village to Mattu, when he lost control over the vehicle on the dam-cum-bridge at around 10.15 p.m. on Sunday. The vehicle plunged into the river. His brother-in ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:10:26 -0700

The lone concrete road is their link to towns such as Katapady, Kaup and Udupi. But monsoon has once again demonstrated the fragility of the temporary sea wall erected by putting up boulders. Though the boulders have been placed next to the concrete ...

Daijiworld.com

Daijiworld.com
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 08:53:23 -0700

Udupi, Jul 8: We have all heard of drunk driving. In this case however, it was a tipper that seemed to be 'tipsy'. A tipper lorry near Mattu in Katapady was the centre of all attention on Wednesday July 8, simply because of the curious way in which it ...
 
Daijiworld.com
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 22:33:25 -0800

It is religion that binds all and brings everyone together. A life moulded on the foundation of religion is indeed rewarding and meaningful," he said. "Renovation work at Katapady Vishwanath Kshetra has been splendid. The sculptures here are marvellous ...
 
Daijiworld.com
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 02:05:24 -0800

Strangely, Ellappa's body was found in a sitting position, tied with a coir rope to the gate of a house opposite Canara Bank at Katapady. Sources said that he was working at the house of a person named P C Pai. Ellappa's wife stays in a house a little ...
 
Daijiworld.com
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:00:16 -0800

Udupi, Feb 4: The renovation work of Katapady Shree Vishwanatha Kshetra, the second most important religious centre for Billawas has reached concluding stages. Minister Vinay Kumar Sorake, honorary president of the renovation committee has said that ...
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