Ghanti Baba fair at Digras and Shri Ranganath
Swami fair at Wani are the most famous fairs in district. Similarly
Shri Chintamani fair at Kalamb, Maroti Mahraj fair at Ghatanji,
Datta jayanti festival at Mahur Jambhora are also found famous. Mahashivaratri
festival is also celebrated in various parts of the district such as
Pusad, Mahagaon etc. Fair are complimentary to the weekly
markets. In the fairs, traders and shop keepers set ups
their temporary stalls.
Large quantities of agricultural produces and other articles
of daily use are available for sale. People buy necessary articles in
these fairs. Shir Ranganathswami fair is famous for trading in bullock
and other cattle.
& Touristical Places
old temples and picnic points play an important role in shaping the
socio-economic pattern of the district. There is no such historical
fort of tourist attraction. A few temples and beautiful picnic
spots attract pilgrims and tourists visiting the district. Datta
Mandir located at Niranjan Mahur, Dhanki, Jambhora, old temple of
Narsinha at Anji (Ghatanji), Kalamb, Khateshwar Maharaj temple at
Jodmoha are important places in the district.
Hot water springs at Kapeshwar at the bank of Painganga River
is the point of attraction for the tourists.
Ganesh Temple at Kalamb - It is an ancient village
situated on Nagpur - Yavatmal road. There is a typical underground
temple dedicated to Chintamani. There is a famous water tank as
‘Ganesh Kunda’. The village is situated on the bank of river
Chakravati. The fair of Shri Chintamani is held in the month of Magha
Shudha from Chaturthi to Saptami.
Wani - Wani is tahsil headquarter
situated on the bank of Nirguda river. The famous temple of Shri
Ranganath Swami is found in this town. Thousands of pilgrams visit the
temple from Falguna Vadya to Chaitra Sudha 15. Wani is an important
trading center for cattle and bullocks. There are coal Mines near
Wani. The place is well connected with important places in the
district by state roadways and also by train.
Yavatmal - Yavatmal, the district
headquarters is the biggest city in the district. Ginning Factories,
Oil and Pulse Mills and Saw Mills are located in the city.
Educational facilities such as Medical College, Ayurvedic College,
Polytechnic institutions/college for boys and girls, Physical Training Colleges
are available in the city. Jagat Mandir and Khoja mosque are
important places in the city.
Digras, Darwha, Pusad
- There are Ginning and
Pressing Mills found.
Arni - Located on the bank of the
river Arunavati. A huge fair (Ursa-Shariff) of Baba Kambalposh is held here.
Pophali - This
is situated on the Pusad-Umarkhed road. It has a Sugar Factory.
Umarkhed - It
is known as a famous
Trade Center for
on the bank of the river Waghadi.A fair in the memory of Moroti
Maharaj is held here.
Rajur – This place
in Wani taluka. Coal and
Limestone are found here. There are many limekins In the
Patan bori -
Tiles are made from stones in Patanbori. This place is in the
boundary of District along the Nagpur- Hyderabad national highway.
This is the taluka headquarters and lies on the Yavatmal- Amravati road. A big Cattle Market is held here.
It is situated on the Yavatmal-Wani route having large wood
collection and sale center belongs to the forest department.
This is the taluka
headquarters and has various saw mills. It also has Ginning and Pressing
Babhulgaon - This
is the taluka headquarters on the Yavatmal-Dhamangaon road. It is a
well known Trading Center.