Kotwal Ramachandra was a underworld don of Bengaluru in the 70's and 80's. He was a contemporary of his rival M.P.Jayaraj. There was a power struggle between the two as to who would rule the Bangalore underworld, but M.P.Jayaraj was successful in bumping off Kotal Ramachandra with the help of Agni Shridhar and his associates. Kotwal Ramachandra hailed from Shivamogga town. He was a well built man with over 6 feet tall and used knives and sickles as his weapons. He was backed by some politicians in his heyday.