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Bavan Soundatti
Soundatti is located in Karnataka
Location in Karnataka, India
Soundatti is located in India
Soundatti (India)
Coordinates: 16°29′N 74°47′E / 16.48°N 74.78°E / 16.48; 74.78Coordinates: 16°29′N 74°47′E / 16.48°N 74.78°E / 16.48; 74.78
Country India
 • Total8,761
 • OfficialKannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code08331
Vehicle registrationKA23
Nearest cityAnkali

Soundatti is a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.[1][2] It is located in the Raybag taluk of Belgaum district in Karnataka.


As of 2001 India census, Soundatti had a population of 8761 with 4507 males and 4254 females.[1] It is situated on Krishna river.


It consists of many religious peoples like kurubaru, Jain, Lingayat, Maratha, Muslims etc. It has many temples like "Jain Glass" temple, "Mahadev" temple, "Sugandha Devi" temple. Goddess Sugandha devi known as Sattyavati in Mahabharat epic, every year "Sugandha Devi" fair is arranged on Rang Panchami(color festival day).and also has a "mahant maharaj" temple which is the great god of village and also it has a Krishna River, The main religion is Jain they are like Janaj (mallagol)(Katabugol)(Haibattigol)Bahubali Janaj, Annappa janaj, Jinnappa janaj, Shripal janaj, Bhoopal janaj, Dhanapal janaj, Shrimant janaj, Shrikant janaj, patil etc., in Lingayat there are Bhiste, Chougule, champu, Mangasule etc. In Maratha Family there are Main is Jadhav(Kottiwale) Shankar jadhav, Ramachandra jadhav, Laxman jadhav & Desai Sarkar Family, Kate, Bhapkar etc. Some of Name in Desai Sarkar Family Capt Yuvraj Ganpatrao Desai Sarkar,Capt Shamrao Ramu Desai Sarkar,Ex Serviceman Rajaram Bapu Desai Sarkar Sandeep Rajaram Desai ,Kiran Rajaram Desai Sarkar, Abaso Desai Sarkar, Santosh Yuvraj Desai Sarkar , Santosh Shamrao Desai Sarkar & Dr. Sheetal Shamrao Desai Sarkar.Main Kate Family Mr D L kate was the Ex Director of DKSSK Chikodi.

And also people celebrate Vijaya dashami and Deepavali festivals very delightfully. In Dasara 09 days villagers organize various cultural events like dandiya, Garbha and other cultural events, these days all people gather in a place to celebrate the festival, it brings all religious people together.During the fair time folks celebrate holi (Rang Panchamai) happily, it brings happiness to all people.It also contain main religion kurubaru like a nadatti, Gavade, khandekar, shingadi that one more temple is there that is beereshwar temple.


Soundatti people main occupation is agriculture.They produce Sugar Cane, Soybean, Peanuts, etc. Village is surrounded by so many Sugar factories namely, "Shiv Shakti", "Dudaganga sugars", "Raibag Sugar factory", "Ugar Sugar factory", "Kagawad Sugar factory".

Educational institute[edit]

  1. Bajirao Magdum High School (BMHS)
  2. New Kannda Primary School (NKPS)
  3. Mahant Education Society
  4. Annasaheb Khemalapure Education Society
  5. Kannada government boys and girls school
  6. Urdu school
  7. Adarsh Independent PU and Degree college (Arts and commerce)


  1. Syndicate Bank
  2. Adarsh Bank
  3. Urban Bank
  4. VSS Soundatti
  5. Renuka Bank

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Village code= 24000 "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 December 2008.
  2. ^ "Yahoomaps India : Soundatti, Belgaum, Karnataka". Archived from the original on 18 December 2008. Retrieved 18 December 2008.

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