In Bellary the teachers in several of the board schools (primary standard) are Jangams.
In the Bellary district, it is believed that the religion is not spreading.
The chief river is the Pennar, which enters the district from Bellary on the west, and flows eastwards into Nellore.
The fort of Bellary was originally built by Hanumapa, in the 16th century.
They are the most dreaded of the criminal classes in the Bellary district.
From this place the routine usually is to proceed to Bellary, situated in the centre of the Indian Peninsula.
The Kurubas in Bellary and Anantapūr are said to pay three pies to their guru for every blanket which they sell.
In the Bellary district, houses of the better classes are built of stone; poorer persons can only afford mud houses.
In 1901 Bellary was chosen as one of the places of detention in India for Boer prisoners of war.
From an interesting note115 on agricultural ceremonies in the Bellary district, the following extract is taken.