Vairag

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Vairag
village
Vairag is located in Maharashtra
Vairag
Vairag
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°3′0″N 75°48′0″E / 18.05000°N 75.80000°E / 18.05000; 75.80000Coordinates: 18°3′0″N 75°48′0″E / 18.05000°N 75.80000°E / 18.05000; 75.80000
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Solapur
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 413402
Lok Sabha constituency Usmanabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Barshi

Vairag is a developed village in Barshi Taluka of Solapur district in Maharashtra, India. The village is located centrally between Solapur District and Tehsil Barshi.

Its population is approximately 25,000 as per 2001 census.

Vairag is full of ancient temples. It is very famous for its Aadat Bazar. During the Nizam regime it was a great marketplace. The first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru also visited the village.

The village hosts a Santanath Maharaj carnival in August, on the day of Narali-Pournima.[citation needed] Vairag is the main village which is having 56 small villages inside its legal boundary.