Koregaon Bhima

Village in Maharashtra

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Koregaon Bhima: Village in Maharashtra
Koregaon Bhima is a panchayat village and census town in the state of Maharashtra, India, on the left (north) bank of the Bhima River. Administratively, Koregaon Bhima is under Shirur Taluka of Pune District in Maharashtra. There is only the single town of Koregaon Bhima in the Koregaon Bhima gram panchayat. The town of Koregaon Bhima is 10 km along the SH 60 motorway southwest of the village of Shikrapur, and 28 km by road northeast of the city of Pune. It is the site of the Battle of Koregaon fought on 1 January 1818.


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Govt transferred Koregaon Bhima probe to NIA for fear of being exposed: Sharad Pawar

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Koregaon Bhima a symbol of resistance: Rahul Gandhi

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