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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 770 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KHAMGAON, a town of India, in the Buldana district of Berar,, 34o M. N.E. of Bombay. Pop. (1901), 18,341. It is an important centre of the cotton trade. The cotton market, the second in the province, was established about 182o. Khamgaon was connected in 187o with the Great Indian Peninsula railway by a short branch line.
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Industrial area of Khamgaon is having some good companies, Hindustan Lever Ltd, Vardhan Syntex. The only plant for Pears Soap is also included.
at present Pop is about 300000, is the largest city in buldhana dist., well connected by road and rail with major cities like pune, nasik, amravati, nagpur, mumbai, aurangabad..., it is fafous for Silver and is just 17 kms away from the Shegaon-Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan... major names...Sh sananda, bobde, bhide, munshi, bhadang, dofe, bhalerao, rathi, parekh, jain, anekar, kulkarni, deshpande, etc...
Can some one give inputs on good hotels in Khamgaon. We are planning to visit Shegaon this year end.
there is only 1 manufacturing company of PEARS soap in asia which is present in KHAMGAON.
While in Shegaon you can stay in accomodation available at guest houses of Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan. Alternatively there are few good hotels in Shegaon
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