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Hakka was the first ruler of the famous kingdom of Vijayanagar, and Bukka, his
brother, the second ruler. They opposed the mighty Sultan of Delhi and brought unity and freedom to south India. They were great not only as warriors but also as rulers.

Author - B.Puttaswamayya

Hakka -Bukka

Hakka and Bukka were the first kings of the Vijayanagar Empire. To them goes the
credit of protecting our religion, culture, literature and fine arts when they were in
danger. They also established the rule of Dharma. Their real names were Harihara and Bukkaraya. But the people affectionately called them Hakka (orHukka) and Bukka, and those names stuck to them. Those names are found even in one of the inscriptions.

Three dynasties ruled over the Vijayanagar Empire. The first of them was theSangama
Dynasty. Harihara and Bukkaraya were the first two kings of that dynasty. Harihara
founded the Vijayanagar kingdom and Bukkaraya stretched it into an empire.

Hakka and Bukka are remembered for their heroic achievement. First of all we should know the conditions in our country at that time. Only then we can understand how difficult and how great was the achievement of Hakka and Bukka.

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Hakka-Bukka - Great Kings who ruled famous Kingdom of Vijayanagar
About Hakka-Bukka
You are Here! Introduction
Foreign Invasions
The Fight For Freedom
The Valiant Family
The Sultan Tastes Defeat
The Magnificent Vijayanagar
Saintly Guidance
The Sacred Hampi

Harihara The Brave (1336-1356)

This Is A Leader !
Efficient Administrator
End of Veera Ballala
The Struggle Continues
A Champion of Country And Dharma, A Good King
Bukkaraya (1356 - 1377)
The Bahamani Menace
Madurai Recaptured
The Saviour
The Lamp Goes Out
Great In War and Great in Peace
Freedom to Live  And Learn
The Creators of A New Age
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