Fatehpur is a city as well as a municipal board in the Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh in India. The city lies between the holy Ganga and Yamuna. It was founded by Rishi Purwar who later became the King of the city. Fatehpurfalls within the territorial boundaries of the Kanpur Megapolitan Region. This city is situated between two important cities of the state - Allahabad and Kanpur. It is well connected to these cities and to other nearby areas by train route as well as via road. Historical evidence claim that Fatehpur has been around since the Vedic era which was later ruled by the Maurya, the Kusan, the Gupta and the Mughal rulers. The splendid Badshahi Bagh in Fatehnagar was built by Emperor Aurangzeb and it is an attractive tourist spot in the city.
On 31st October 1904, The Kumbakonam Bank Limited as it was then called was incorporated as a limited company. The first MOA was signed by 20 devoted and prominent citizens of Kumbakonam including T.S.Raghavachariar, Sarvashri R. Santhanam Iyer, S.Krishna Iyer, and V.Krishnaswami Iyengar. The First Agent of the Bank was T.S.Raghavachariar. He was succeeded by Shri R. Santhanam Iyer, who was designated as Secretary of the bank under the amended Articles of Association which states that "now onwards the secretary will be the in charge of the Banks Management in place of an agent." Shri S. Mahalinga Iyer succeeded him as Secretary who subsequently became the First full-time MD of the Kumbakonam bank as per the amendment of Articles in 1929. From 1926 to 1929, he held the position of Secretary and that of MD from 1929 to 1963. in the beginning. The bank preferred the role of a regional rural bank and slowly built an office in the Delta District, Thanjavur. On 24th January 1930, the first branch of the Bank was opened at Mannargudi. After that, branches were opened at several places within a span of 25 years. On November 14, the bank celebrated its golden jubilee at Kumbakonam.