Brief History :

Bhudargad is a tehsil in state of Maharashtra of Kolhapur district. This tehsil is situated at a distance of 51 km far from the district city. Several small villages with historical and religious relevance reside close to the tehsil. It contains few places of interest nearby so that its arrivals can spend a good time.

Gargoti is a head quarter of Bhudargad taluka. It is top most cities in education. Mouni Vidyapeeth is a Rural University in Gargoti. ICRE is a one of the technology institute incurred in Mouni Vidyapeeth. Other educational faculties by Mouni Vidyapeeth are Panchayat Raj Training Centre, Sanyukt Prashkshan Centre, Gramsevak Training Centre. Other educational institutes are New English School, Jebelina Girls High School and Jr. College, Gargoti High school, Dr.D.Y. Patil Vidhya Niketan High school, Government ITI, J.P.Naik High School, Savitribai Phule Education Institute etc.

Patgaon is a resident place of Moni Maharaj. This was the old lane supplying essential girds for Rangana residents. S. T. Buses travel up to this place. There is Hanmanta Ghat at 9 km. from Patgaon. Also Manhargad and Mansantoshgad forts are near the Rangana fort and these places are suitable for tracking.

View Points :- Distances from Chandgad :-
1. Fort Bhudargad (15 km) Kolhapur (53 km)
2.Fort Rangana (35 km) Mumbai (430 km)
3.Patgaon Dam (35 km)
4.Mouni Maharaj Math (Monastery)
5.Mani Forest
6.Gangotri Wildlife
7.Donavade Water Fall
8.Faye Dam