Arjun Urban Co-Operative Bank Ltd., Dist. Solapur, Maharashtra – License cancelled.


Reserve Bank of India, has notified to the general public that it has cancelled the Licence of Arjun Urban Co-Operative Bank Ltd., Dist. Solapur, Maharashtra for carrying on banking business

The notification date is May 21,2013.

Solapur is a city in south Western Maharashtra, India. It lies on the border of Maharastra & Karnataka. Solapur has Marathi, Kannada & Telugu population living in equal numbers making it trilingual land

Apart from textiles, Solapur district has many religious places. The main attraction is Pandharpur, the  is a holy place of Lord  Vitthal and Godess Rukmini. It is also known as the Southern Kashi of India.

‘Padsparsha Darshan’ is the unique feature of Vithoba Temple. Irrespective of the caste and creed every devotee can enter the Sanctum Sanctorium and can place his/her head on the feet of Lord Vitthala. This tradition is followed nowhere in India.

Another speciality of Solapur is the Peanut Chutney.


Few famous Personalities who have their roots in Solapur district are:

  • Prof. Shriram Pujari] (eminent linguist and scholar)
  • Kavirai Ram Joshi who penned the famous lavnis
  • Shubrai Maharaj The artist guru whose paintings are a marvel
  • Dwarkanath Kotnis
  • Sushilkumar Shinde, Minister of Power (Delhi), former Chief Minister (Maharashtra)
  • Shivaraj Patil, Home Minister, Govt. of India
  • Walchand Hirachand Doshi
  • T.V.Sardeshmukh author and academy award winner
  • B.S.Kulkarni (Naturalist who discovered the Great Indian Bustard in 1978 at Nanaj] B S K foundation
  • Achyut Godbole
  • Polly Umrigar
  • Sarla Yewlekar
  • Dr Jabbar Patel the Movieman and famous director of Ghashiram Kotwal
  • Ms. Shashikala {Senior actress in Marathi and Hindi Movies}


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