is an upscale residential neighbourhood in Bengaluru. This locality was known as Palace Orchards until the nineties, and was later renamed giving a tribute to freedom fighter and philanthropist Karnad Sadashiva Rao. It is one of the expensive residential areas in the city.
Situated close to downtown Bengaluru, this locality is has smooth connectivity to northern suburbs. All means of public transport are available from this area for easy commuting. Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and private buses serve to link this area to key neighbouring localities. Malleshwaram Railway station is at a distance of 2.7 kilometres, and another railway station is 5 kilometres away. The international airport
is 18 kilometres via HAL
Airport Road. Metro service has also been proposed in this area to further enhance the connectivity.
This posh locality of Bengaluru has several prestigious residential properties undertaken by notable builders.
Mount Carmel Institute of Management, St. Germain High School, St. Joseph Boys High School, and Sophia High School, Gurukula Vidya Centre, Nagasena Vidyalaya, Neev School, etc. are the prime educational institutions in and around this area.
Hospitals that ensure effective healthcare services in the locality include Victoria Hospital, Minto Eye Hospital, Manipal Northside Hospital, Vagus Super Specialty Hospital, Cloudnine Hospital, besides others. Corporation Bank, Canara Bank, State Bank of Mysore
, State Bank of India, and Indian Overseas Bank are the banks that have set up their branches here.
Lido Mall, Garuda Mall, Garuda Mall, Forum Mall, are some of the shopping destinations visited by the local population.