Kasaba Sangaon

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Kasaba Sangaon
village
Kasaba Sangaon is located in Maharashtra
Kasaba Sangaon
Kasaba Sangaon
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 16°20′N 74°13′E / 16.34°N 74.21°E / 16.34; 74.21Coordinates: 16°20′N 74°13′E / 16.34°N 74.21°E / 16.34; 74.21
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Kolhapur
Government
 • Sarpanch Mr.Ranjeet kamble
Population (2011)
 • Total 12,730
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 416217
Telephone code 02325
Vehicle registration MH-09

Village of Kasaba has history of more than 400 years. it is located close to bank of Dudhaganga river. Its known history tresses goes back to 1627, during Shivaji Maharaja: famous Maratha warier, empire. This village is known for its freedom fighters, couple of prominent names are Shri. Ramchandra Herwade and Shri. Neminath Bhau Chougule. This place is also known for cooperative movements and birthplace of some famous personalities of India. Known for its strong economy as it hosts around 20 financial institutes. 20-years back town extend as it has hosted many immigrants of Kalamwadi Hydroelectric project.

Geography[edit]

Kasaba Sangaon is a small town located south-East to Kolhapur city in Southwest Maharashtra at 16.34°N, 74.21. By road, Kasaba Sangaon is 28 km south of Kolhapur, The nearest cities and towns within Kolhapur are Ichalkaranji (20 km), Kagal (6 km), Hupari (10 km)

Climate[edit]

Climate is a blend of coastal and inland climate of Maharashtra. The temperature has a relatively narrow range between 12 °C to 35 °C. Summer comparatively cooler, but much more humid, compared to neighboring inland cities. Maximum temperatures rarely exceed 38 °C and typically range between 33 and 35 °C. Overall weather is good for farming.

History[edit]

Kasaba Sangaon has strong history of freedom fighters during pre independence of India. Mainy notable freedom fighterss like Shri. Neminath Bhau Chougule, Dadasaheb Magdum, Bhausaheb Magdum, Guruwaiya swami, who were the pioneers for fight against British Government in this region and able to stand a non-cooperative movement against British Government. Post independence these peoples have had established education society, cooperative institutions to uplift the litrecay rate and economical level in the town. Kasaba Sangaon has great heritage of Jain Parshwanath temple which is around 1600 years old. This town celebrates many festivals of all religions and host biggest carnivals in the region. Mahalxmi Yatra and ladlesaheb dargha Urs are social celebrations of this town.

Culture[edit]

Village is mix of Jain,Bramhin, Lingayat, Maratha, Matang, Mahar and Muslim communities’ folks living happily.

Places of interest[edit]

1. D.M High school 2. Sonyacha Maal 3. Five-Star MIDC 4. Jain Mandir 5. Shri Basveshwar Mandir 6. Shivbhavani Mandir 7. Shri Hanuman Mandir 8. Swami Vivekanad English Medium School 9. Datta mandir ( Dattaraki) 10.ladlesaheb dargha 11.Masjid 12.Renuka Mata Mandir. 13.Ambabai Mandir. 14.Ganesh Mandir. 15.Vitthal Mandir. 16.Ram Mandir.

Economy[edit]

Economy of the town strongly centered on agriculture. Around 70% of land is under cultivation. Sugarcane is major crop of the town. Dairy and Vegetation are constitute major share for there daily incomes as sugarcane revenue is annual basis. The village has strong economy due to its well-developed co-operative base. As most of institution are run on co-operative basis. Whether it is irrigation, finance, dairy or schools. In past few Near by Kagal Five Star MIDC is developing. As MIDC’s major land share is from Kasaba Sangaon town, so over the past few years’ employment rate is growing.

Transportation[edit]

Kasaba Sangaon is around 20 km from Kolhapur. State and private run buses are available for commutating from Kolhapur. Train, Road and Air connected Kolhapur.

Notable people[edit]

Divate Chief Engineer railways Atmaram Vahatkar, Ahamed Mulla

References[edit]

India Villages Kasaba Sangaon

Kasaba Sangaon on google map