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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 514 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HINGANGHAT, a town of British India in Wardha district, Central Provinces, 21 m. S.W. of Wardha town. Pop (1901) 12,662. It is a main seat of the cotton trade, the cotton here produced in the rich Wardha valley having given its name to one of the best indigenous staples of India. The principal native traders are Marwaris, many of whom have large trans-actions and export on their own account; but the greater number act as middle-men. There are two cotton-mills and several ginning and pressing factories.
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Hinganghat over the last three decades have grown in terms of business. From two textile mills to several industries. Hinganghat, now has three actively running textile mills.Beyond this there are three soyabean oil plants(bela,govindpur and jam),approximately 17 dal mills and 10 oil mills, 5 cotton ginning and pressing factories. Also there two tea blending and repacking unit in hinganghat MIDC. In nutshell Hinganghat has grown from just a cotton belt region to a complete agriculture belt.
Vinay Shambharkar Painting Contractor Mahatma Fule Ward,Hinganghat mobile no. 9766791915
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