Patur

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Patur
पातूर
city
Patur is located in Maharashtra
Patur
Patur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°28′N 76°56′E / 20.46°N 76.94°E / 20.46; 76.94Coordinates: 20°28′N 76°56′E / 20.46°N 76.94°E / 20.46; 76.94
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Akola
Elevation 341 m (1,119 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,531
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 444501
Telephone code 917254
Vehicle registration MH30

Patur is a city and a municipal council in Akola district in the Indian state of Maharashtra and "My Patur" Android Application.

Advanced Patur[edit]

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Geography[edit]

Patur is located at 20°27′N 76°56′E / 20.45°N 76.93°E / 20.45; 76.93.[1] It has an average elevation of 341 metres (1118 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Patur had a population of 20,531. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Patur has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 66%. In Patur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Patur is a Muslim Majority town with population percentage of 50% ratio amongts all communities according to 2011 census.

Religions in Patur
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
40%
Muslims
  
48%
Buddhists
  
8.6%
Christians
  
1.4%
Jains
  
1.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

About[edit]

This tahasil having a lot of hilly area in this hilly area Adiwasi (Andh) and Banjaras are found. The development of backward area is not satisfactory. Unemployed people are migrating towards Mumbai or Pune in search of employment.

Politics[edit]

Patur Politics is generally concentrated with Patur Municipal Council. Patur Municipal council was established in 1957. Zeenat Kuaser Rahat Ali (President, Municipal Council, Patur) Sau.Megha Pradeep Kalpande (Vice President, Municipal Council, Patur)

Education[edit]

Major educational institutions include:

  • Shahbabu Urdu High School & Junior College of Arts/Science,(from KG to PG, i.e. Shahbabu Urdu Primary School,Shahbabu English Convent, Semi English, Jr College(English) with Bifocal subjects(IT, Computer Science, Electronics, Fisheries), Police Constable Triaining Center, Marathi Foundation, and Study Center of Maualana Azad National Urdu University (for B.A/B.Sc./B.Com./M.A.),YCMOU Study center at Akola branch. Established in 1957
  • Tulsabai Kawal Vidyalaya & Jr. College of Arts/Science, MCVC (Including Technical School & Mother India Convent)This College was established in 1914 and it completed 100 years in 2014
  • Dr. H.N. Sinha Jr. & Senior College(including B.A./B.Sc.)
  • Vasantrao Naik High School & Jr. College
  • Savitribai Phule High School & Jr. College,
  • Gramin Ayurved Mahavidalaya (BAMS COllege)
  • Govt. Industrial Training Institute
  • Several government and private Marathi, Urdu and English primary schools

Historical mosques and dargah[edit]

The dargah (tomb) of Shah Abdul Aziz alias Shahbabu is situated on west side of Patur. This dargah has historical importance in Maharashtra. Hazrat Shahbabu is a Muslim saint of the 13th century, who came here for the preaching of Islam. Hazrat Shahbabu (RA) was born in Mecca. The dargah was gradually built by many Muslim rulers. The tomb or holy shrine was built by Tughlaq Emperor of Delhi in 1348 AD, then second portion of Khangah & Sher Darwaza was built by Mughal Knight Abdur Raheem Khan-e-Khanaa. With latest development Buland Darwaza (a copy of Ajmer Sharif Buland Darwaza) was built by Late Syed Akbar in 1950. Chaman Masjid : Though there is no particular historical records found ragarding building of this mosque (Masjid), but probably made during reign of Tughlaq Emperors. Jame Masjid : This Mosque is Grand Mosque or "Jame Masjid" of Patur, has of prime importance specially on Juam (Friday) Prayer in Patur Town. Built in 1726 AD.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Patur
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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