Ranjangaon

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Ranjangaon
village
Ranjangaon is located in Maharashtra
Ranjangaon
Ranjangaon
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°45′N 74°14′E / 18.750°N 74.233°E / 18.750; 74.233Coordinates: 18°45′N 74°14′E / 18.750°N 74.233°E / 18.750; 74.233
Country  India
State Maharashtra
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 412220
Vehicle registration MH-12
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Pune

Ranjangaon is a village located at a distance of about 50 km from Pune, en route to the Ahmednagar Distruct in the state ofMaharashtra;. Located there is the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) Industrial area and a shrine to Mahaganapati.

The MIDC in Ranjangoan is a five star industrial area, in which several manufacturing companies including LG, Whirlpool, Carraro, Fiat, Bombay Deying, Maccaferri, Beakaert etc. are based.[1][2]

The Mahaganapati is considered to be one of the Ashtavinayaka shrines of Maharashtra, celebrating eight instances of legends related to Ganesha.[3]

Mahaganapati at Ranjangaon is believed to have come to the aid of Shiva in destroying the citadels of the demon Tripurasura. According to history, the temple was built between 9th & 10th century. Madhavrao Peshwa made a room in the basement of the temple to keep the idol of the lord Ganesh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranjangaon - MIDC
  2. ^ Ranjangaon - MIDC
  3. ^ Ranjangaon - Mahaganapati