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Locality Name : Argaon ( अरगँ )
Taluka Name : Lanja
District : Ratnagiri
State : Maharashtra
Region : Konkan
Division : Konkan
Language : Marathi and Daldi
Current Time 06:35 AM
Date: Friday , Apr 27,2018 (IST)
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Elevation / Altitude: 72 meters. Above Seal level
Telephone Code / Std Code: 02351

Assembly constituency : Rajapur assembly constituency
Assembly MLA : Salvi Rajan Prabhakar
Lok Sabha constituency : Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg parliamentary constituency
Parliament MP : Vinayak Bhaurao Raut
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Pin Code : 415643
Post Office Name : Watul
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Argaon is a beautiful village located in konkan near Lanja Taluka. It is the said that Long long years ago it was the village of guruvs who were the main habitat Later Maharudraji khamkar who came from wai won the this village with his quick wittiness and bravery as his land. Few years later this village was kept as mortgage land to repay the debts. Again,Few years later Maha Yesajibaba repayed all the debts and cleared the land he had 3 brothers.With the passage of time each brother had their kids and families and started staying separately in Same village and their generation went on increasing then wadis were created khali wadi, madhli waad, Fauzdarwadi and varil wadi, It is said that as generation went on increasing the son of these four brother found these wawdis and started living. All the festivals and cultural programmes related to gramin devasthan is celebrated together with great enthusiasm by these three wadis.People here are lovable and deeply rooted with their spirituality.

There are Three Main Temple in the village the First MOst important devasthan is Shree Kedarling which is said to be avtar of shree shankar (Jyotiba) it is the main gram devat of the villagers whole and soul of every villager. The Murti of God Kedarling is mesmerising and with that other murtis are there in the temple with his panch tatva. The other temple is Maruti mandir which is built in recent era.One more temple which is in madhli wadi is shree Gangeshwar temple it is a Swayambhu Shivling Mahadev mandir. Ladies are strictly not allowed in the premises. It is said that once Bhagwan shiv gave darshan to his devotee who was very much fond of him he use to sit there and do chanting there.

There are other wadis also but not of khamkars surname it is kunbiwad, bodhwadi, there are other temple too in these wadis such as vithalrakumai mandir, datta mandir, ganpati mandir, Once u enter the border of the village there is vitla devi or seema devi u can recognise it by tall and strange tree under which place be created to sit like structure with stones. 

The whole village is of Khamkars and history is worth listening. One can truly experience the spiritual well being and also tureness and can get to hear many such wonderful mesmerising experiences of people relatinng to God. The God is very lovable and truly listens to the prayers of his children He is the one who is concerned and take care of us we believe .one can come and experience it The main festivals are "Shimga" which falls during holi wherein palki of shree kedarling baba is carried at every places and every villagers home, The other festival tipripornima again the festival of kedarling it is in diwali the temple and Palki of bhagwan kedarling is taken out an played also the temple is lightened up completely. Ganpatii festival is celebrated with super enthusiasm, then Gudipadwa, hanuman jayanti. etc. 

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Argaon is a Village in Lanja Taluka in Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra State, India. It belongs to Konkan region . It belongs to Konkan Division . It is located 52 KM towards East from District head quarters Ratnagiri. 16 KM from Lanja. 306 KM from State capital Mumbai

Argaon Pin code is 415643 and postal head office is Watul .

Kondge ( 5 KM ) , Bhambed ( 5 KM ) , Parule ( 6 KM ) , Korle ( 8 KM ) , Haral ( 8 KM ) are the nearby Villages to Argaon. Argaon is surrounded by Rajapur Taluka towards west , Vaibhavawadi Taluka towards South , Shahuwadi Taluka towards East , Gagan Bavada Taluka towards East .

Ratnagiri , Devgarh , Kolhapur , Uchgaon are the near by Cities to Argaon.

It is near to arabian sea. There is a chance of humidity in the weather.

Argaon 2011 Census Details

Argaon Local Language is Marathi. Argaon Village Total population is 522 and number of houses are 157. Female Population is 51.9%. Village literacy rate is 77.8% and the Female Literacy rate is 36.0%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 522
Total No of Houses 157
Female Population % 51.9 % ( 271)
Total Literacy rate % 77.8 % ( 406)
Female Literacy rate 36.0 % ( 188)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 0.0 % ( 0)
Scheduled Caste Population % 22.6 % ( 118)
Working Population % 50.8 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 36
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 47.2 % ( 17)

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Politics in Argaon

INC , SHS are the major political parties in this area.

Polling Stations /Booths near Argaon

2)Kondye Tarfe Rajapur
3)Harche (panore Tarfe Harche)
5)Weravali Bu.


By Rail

Vilavade Rail Way Station is the very nearby railway stations to Argaon. Ratnagiri Rail Way Station (near to Ratnagiri) are the Rail way stations reachable from near by towns.

By Road

Rajapur , Ratnagiri are the nearby by towns to Argaon having road connectivity to Argaon

Colleges near Argaon

Saraswati Madhamic & Uchha Madhamic Vidya Mandir Ringane
Address : Saraswati Madhamic & Uchha Madhamic Vidya Mandir Ringane
Br. Nath Pai Jr. College Of Science
Address : At/post` Harche, Tal-lanja

Schools near Argaon

La.r.s. Berde Vidya. Sapu.tal
Address : wadilimbu , lanja , ratnagiri , Maharashtra . PIN- 416712 , Post - Devadhe
Harche High School
Address : harche , lanja , ratnagiri , Maharashtra . PIN- 416712 , Post - Devadhe
R.s. Berde High. Sch. Satawa
Address : satawali , lanja , ratnagiri , Maharashtra . PIN- 416701 , Post - Lanja
Ringane High School
Address : ringane , lanja , ratnagiri , Maharashtra . PIN- 415643 , Post - Watul

   Bus Stops in Argaon,Lanja

Devmala Bus Stop

Argaon; Maharashtra 415643; India
2.1 KM distance      Detail

Zarye Gaon Bus Stop

Zarye; Maharashtra 416704; India
10.5 KM distance      Detail

Raipatan Bus Stop

SH111; Takkewadi; Maharashtra 416704; India
11.9 KM distance      Detail

Patilwadi Bus Stop

SH111; Saundal; Maharashtra 416704; India
12.4 KM distance      Detail

Saundal Bus Stop

SH111; Thikan Kond; Maharashtra 416704; India
12.6 KM distance      Detail

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   Temples in Argaon,Lanja

Hanuman Mandir

Ratnagiri; Maharashtra 415643; India
0.8 KM distance      Detail

Kedarling Mandir

Argaon; Maharashtra; India
1.1 KM distance      Detail

Adishti Mandir; Khorgaon

Kondage; Maharashtra 415643; India
6.1 KM distance      Detail

Vitthal Mandir

;Kondge Berde Wadi; Kurang; Maharashtra 415643; India
7.1 KM distance      Detail

Adisti Devi Mandir

Zarye; Maharashtra 416704; India
10.9 KM distance      Detail

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   Hospitals in Argaon,Lanja

Taramati Sawant Hospital

Malewadi; Maharashtra 416702; India
16.6 KM distance      Detail

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   Petrol Bunks in Argaon,Lanja


Hpcl Dealer A/P.- Kolvan Khadi TAH.- Rajapur; Vasco; Maharashtra 416704; India
11.1 KM distance      Detail

Kolvankhadi Petrol Pump

Kolvankhadi; SH111; Maharashtra 416704; India
11.2 KM distance      Detail

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   Colleges in Argaon,Lanja

Anjuman Urdu High School

SH111; Paratvali; Maharashtra 416704; India
12.9 KM distance      Detail

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   Schools in Argaon,Lanja

Kondage pahili wadi ganesh mandir

Kondage; Maharashtra; India
6.1 KM distance      Detail

Rameshwar Highschool

Kurang; Maharashtra 415643; India
6.3 KM distance      Detail

Shree Rameshwar Vidhyalay

Kondage; Kurang; Maharashtra 415643; India
6.3 KM distance      Detail

Khade Wadi

Khade Wadi; Tamhane; Maharashtra 416704; India
13.1 KM distance      Detail

Panjwewadi School

SUNDAL RAJAPUR; Maharashtra 416702; India
14.0 KM distance      Detail
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