A mediaeval inscription was discovered at Udupi.

A Kannada inscription dating back to the 14th century in Ganadabettu in Ajekaru, in Udupi district . The sun and the moon are engraved on the inside of the inscription, as well as the conch, and the chakra that are wilded by the God Vishnu .

In Tulunadu this year, history seems to be revealing itself, one inscription at a time.A team of researchers has now discovered a Kannada inscription dating back to the archaeological 14th century in Ganadabettu in Ajekaru, in Udupi district.The inscription was found on property owned by Ammu Shetty, according to the Director of Orient Archives Research Center in Udupi, SA Krishnaiah, K Sridhar Bhat, a retired teacher of U Kamalabai High School, and Shruthesh Acharya Moodubelle of Pleach India Foundation, Hyderabad.The engraving in question is a ten-line engraving in Kannada, three-foot tall and two-foot wide.

The sun and the moon are engraved on the inside of the inscription, as well as the conch, and the chakra that are wilded by the God Vishnu.The inscription alludes to the month of Margashira in the Hindu calendar year 1331, which corresponds to the year 1409 in the Gregorian calendar.The date stated in the inscription is November 7, which is a Thursday.A scholar group led by Prakash Shetty, Suresh Shetty, Ravi Santhosh Alva, and Sushanth Shetty contributed to the deity Vishnu in Ajekar by using oil extracted from 11 coconuts from Bettim (present-day Ganadabettu).