Jamgaon

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Jamgaon
जामगाव
जामगाव
Village
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Ahmadnagar
Government
 • Body Grampanchayat
Area
 • Total 2.5 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Population
 • Total approx. 6,700
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 022488
Vehicle registration MH-16,
Lok Sabha constituency Ahmednagar south
Vidhan Sabha constituency Parner

Jamgaon, is a village in Parner taluka in Ahmednagar district of state of Maharashtra, India.[1] This village comes into Moderate income zone and rain shadow area but It is well known for diploma in education college, i.e.(D.ed). This village has a fort of great administrator and one of the chief of Army of Peshwa, Mahadji shinde, who got this area as a gift for there bravery called as a 'Jagir'. The fort is gifted to Rayat Shikshan Sanstha by Mahadji shinde's decedent. The main source of income for people is farming but still there are some intellectual families are there like Bora, Pol, Shinde, Khade and Pawar etc. There are many villagers bearing surname Shinde, this surname came from the maratha clan. Muslims also live together. Jamgaon is very famous for the temples, 'Rameshwar' and 'Malganga' are the main God and Goddesses of the village. All Hindu as well as Muslim and Christian festivals celebrate together.

Religion[edit]

The majority of the population in the village is Hindu.

Economy[edit]

The majority of the population has farming as their primary occupation.

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