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Sangamner City

Sangamner city has a rich cultural history. A few of the cultural organizations of the town include Swar-Sangam Sangeet Prasarak Sanstha, , Kavi Anant Fandi Pratishthan, Sangamner Itihas Sanshodhan Mandal, Rajasthan Yuvak Mandal, Geeta Parivar and the Akhil Bhartiya Marathi Natya Parishad. Mukt Sawand is another social platform which encourages interdisciplinary knowledge exchange activities. The Someshwar Rangargalli has been organizing the tradition rich Ganesh Festival since the last century. A number of magazines and newspapers are being published from Sangamner Taluka. Newspapers like Amrutvarta and Sangam Sanskriti published weekly have a large circulation all over the district. Some of the magazines published from the city are the Sangam Diwali Ank, Krishisadhana a magazine intended for agriculturists, and the health magazine Madhumita are circulated all over the state. The population of this city is approximately 51,806 according to the 2001 census with a male population of 51% and female population of 49%. The literacy rate of the city is 76% on an average which is higher than the national average of 59.5%.

Sangamner Maharashtra boasts itself of a large number of temples. The temple of Shani Dev temple in the south and the temple of Sant Dnyaneshwar at the Dnyaneshwar Galli are the most prominent Hindu temples of this area. Other important shrines include the temple of Lord Ganesh on Samnapur road, the temple of Mulganga Devi located in Chandanapuri , the Vitthal Mandir and the temple of Saibaba temple on the ghats of the Pravara river. The festival of Lord Ganesha attracts many tourists from surrounding areas. Another tourist attraction is the temple of Agneshwar Mahadev about 6 km from the S.T. bus stop which has a natural area on the Natki River at Khanjapur. The old temple of Mahadev located at Khandgaon is a very tranquil and beautiful temple surrounded by hillocks on all sides.