Danapur is located in the Indian state of Bihar. It is a satellite town of Patna. The town is also known as Dinapur or Dinapur Nizamat. It is a part of the Patna Metropolitan Region and houses nearly 2 lakh residents. Danapur became a municipality in 1887. Located on the banks of the Ganges, Danapur houses one of the oldest river ghats, known as the Flagstaff Ghat, which was built in 1859. Danapur is a shelter, as well as a hatchery, for the migrating Siberian cranes, that are locally called Janhgil. These birds visit Danapur during the monsoon season every year for breeding and leave before the onset of winter. Other places worth visiting in and around this city are Gurdwara Handi Sahib in Danapur is a renowned pilgrimage for Sikhs. The Naulakha temple at Danapur, along with several other historical buildings constructed by the British are places worth visiting in this town.
In 1926, seven businessmen of Karur founded Lakshmi Vilas Bank under the leadership of Shri V.S.N. Ramalinga Chettiar. They aimed to serve the financial needs of people who were occupied in trading businesses, industry and agriculture, in and around Karur. The bank was established on November 3, 1926, under the Indian Companies Act, 1913, and on November 10, 1926, it obtained the certificate to commence business. After the Banking Regulations Act was introduced in1949, the bank received its banking license from RBI and became a scheduled commercial bank? revealing its capability to operate as a full-fledged commercial bank. Lakshmi Vilas Bank did considerable expansion of its branch network from 1961 to 1965, when the bank took over nine other banks. The bank started the development of its branch network beyond Tamil Nadu in 1974 to take benefit from the additional opportunities across India. Thus, offices were established in the neighboring states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Kerala, critical financial centres like Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi, as well as in other prominent business centers in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.