BELAGAVI –A Multi-lingual city
When you are in Bangalore, Hubballi, Shimoga, you need to speak in Kannada. The local language in major cities of Karnataka is Kannada. But in Belagavi you will find a variety of languages spoken. Belagavi being in close proximity to Maharastra and Goa is quite cosmopolitan in nature, where you can find people of different castes. In Belagavi you will find people greeting to you as Namaskar (in Kannada & Marathi), Salaam (in Urdu), Deu Boro Dis Dium (in konakani). So, any new person can get adjusted to Belagavi instantly. Since communication is the only way to build relations. Study reveals that about 70% of the population is multi-lingual, Kannada, Marathi are the popular languages found to spoken over here. Others are Urdu, Konkani, Hindi, Marwari and English respectively.