Ajekar is a little town at the foot of Valikunja in Karkal Taluk of Udupi locale, India. It is arranged around 40 km from Udupi and around 65 km north-east of Mangalore. Ajekar is additionally called Marne Grama, which is administered by Grama Panchayat. It is additionally called Ajekaru in the Kannada dialect. Kemanj(je)a was one of the most established names of this town. Ajekar has a blended populace of around 7172 , Hindus, Christians, Muslims and Jains.
There is a legend which says that its name is straightforwardly gotten from the sage Aja. It is said that the sage made his tapasu close to this place. The solid area is obscure right up 'til today. There are other present day legends like Ajjana Karu, which is in all likelihood not right. Karu is an old Kannada word for land.