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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 150 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SANGLI, a native state of India, in Bombay, ranking as one of the Southern Mahratta Jagirs. The territory is widely scattered among other native states and British districts. Area, 1112 sq. in. Pop. (1901) 226,128; estimated revenue, £Io,000. The river Kistna waters part of the country, which is exceedingly fertile. Millet, rice, wheat and cotton are the chief crops, and cotton cloth is manufactured. The chief, whose title is Tatya Saheb Patwardhan, is a Brahman by caste. The town of Sangli, on the river Kistna, has a station on the Southern Mahratta railway, II m. from Miraj Junction. Pop. (1901) 16,829.
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The city of Sangli is base for PREVIOUS MAHARASTRA CHIEF MINISTER Late Vasandada Patil.Good cultural and Educational background with having education fascilities ranging fronm engineering to management courses with high standard colleges.
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