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Chandrapur

(chŭn`drəpo͝or'), formerly

Chanda

(chän`də), city (1991 pop. 226,105), Maharashtra state, central India, on the Irar River. It is a district administrative center. Chandrapur is near the Wardha valley coal fields. Its chief industry is rice milling; metal, chemical, pharmaceutical, rubber, plastic, and leather products are manufactured. The town is surrounded by a wall that acts as a flood barrier. It was the capital of the Gond kingdom (12th–18th cent.). The tombs of the Gond kings and several temples are in the town.
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Summary: Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Nov6 (ANI): A Sub-Inspector (SI) was allegedly crushed to death by liquor mafia in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district on Tuesday.
Summary: Chandrapur (Maharashtra) [India] February 22 (ANI): Maharashtra Youth Congress workers on Thursday waved black flags at Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's convoy in Chandrapur.
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