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|• Current MLA||Aamdar. Vijayrao Auti|
|• Total||About 15,000|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Nearest city||Takali Dhokeshwar, Supe, Nighoj, Alkuti|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Ahmednagar|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Parner|
Parner, is an historic town in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India. It is the headquarters town for Parner Taluka. Parner was named after Rishi Parashar, whose son Maharishi Ved Vyas wrote famous epic "Mahabharat".
The town of Parner is located at coordinates 19° 0' 0" North, 74° 26' 0" East, at an altitude of about 790 metres (2,592 ft).
- New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Parner
New English School,Parner. Senapati Bapat High School, Parner. Sant Nilobaraya Vidyalya, Pimpalner Parner Public school,parner
Temples in the town of Parner
Parner is also known as Replica of Kashi ( Parner) for the 12 temples of Lord Shiva. Also some beautiful temples of Shri Ram,Goddess Malganga Kaalbhairavnath and Lord Hanuman are the worship places of town.
The town has a S.T. Bus Depot.
Nearest railway station is in Ahmednagar, which is about 40 Kilometers away.
Farming is main occupation of the town's residents.[dubious ]
The main crops produced are:
- Shugar cane
- Green pea
- sugar cane
Shahajapur has many wind mills and is an energy center in Parner taluka.
- Senapati Pandurang Mahadev Bapat (November 12, 1880 – November 28, 1967) was revolutionary and Indian freedom fighter. He was born in Parner village.