Hingoli Travel Guide

 

 

 

Culture

The town being close to the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, was of crucial strategic importance during British Raj. In the town you can still find the state farm building which was the base for British Army. As a result of military settlement, a large no. of people from all over India made the town their home, which include the people from UP,MP, Rajasthan,Orissa, Andhra Pradesh etc. The main language spoken in the city is Marathi with a typical Hingoli flavour. Other languages spoken are Dakkhani Urdu,Hindi,Marwari etc.

The town is famous for it's annual fair festival of 'Dasara'(दसरा महोत्सव) which is a very old festival of the town , celebrated since 155 years.

Rail transport

Hingoli Deccan (Station Code HNL) is a railway station on Kacheguda-Khandwa Meter Gauge Section of Hyderabad(HYB) Division of South Central Railway(SCR). After Divisional adjustments in 2003, which saw the bifurcation of Hyderabad Division, Hingoli now comes under Nanded(NED) Division of SCR. The section from Purna and Akola passing through Hingoli is now under Gauge Conversion Process.

Hingoli is a city and a municipal council in Hingoli district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.