Wadwani

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Wadwani
वडवणी
Wadwani Tehsil
City
Nickname(s): Paandhari
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Wadwani
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°59′N 76°03′E / 18.983°N 76.050°E / 18.983; 76.050Coordinates: 18°59′N 76°03′E / 18.983°N 76.050°E / 18.983; 76.050
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Beed
Founded by Gopinathrao Munde
Named for Textile Industries
Government
 • Type Local Grampanchayat
 • Body Panchayat Samiti
Area
 • Total 25 km2 (10 sq mi)
ElevationAbove Seal level 462 m (1,516 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 15,000
 • Rank 3
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym 100
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website www.beed.nic.in

Wadwani or Wadvani is a tehsil in Ambejogai subdivision of Beed district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Wadwani is Taluka in Beed distrcit. It was formed as Taluka in December 1999 by Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Gopinath Munde. Taluka covers 40 villages and is smallest Taluka in Beed having 4 Gat (areas) in panachayat samiti and 2 ZP members. The places like Sant Bhagwanbaba Mandir(Salimba Road) and Renuka mata Mandir(Chinchwan road) are famous in this city. Raja Harishchandra Pimpri is the only place in India where Raja Harishchandra's temple is situated in this Taluka. Hanuman's Son Makardhwaj Temple is in Chinchwan which is 5 KM from Wadwani City. City has population of 15000 which largely consisit of Castes like Koshti, Vanjari, Maratha, Mahar, Mang..etc. and Muslims are also staying here from many years. The Vanjari caste is most effective and influential in this city, they are in agriculture, Businesses and Politics. Taluka comes under Majalgao Matdarsangh. People are well educated and forward in standard of living. Colleges like Lokmanya Tilak College, Vaishnavi College, ITI College, Sanket Tantra Shikshan are here. School like Maharani Tarabai Vidyalay, Sindfana Vidyalay are Here. Sant Bhagwanbaba Public School is famous English school in this city and have largest strength.

Nearby places are: Chardari: Famous Maroti Mandir, Kotharban: Satavai devi, Kanhobachi tekdi, Mainda Mahadev ("OM" looklike Mountain), Khadki: Khandoba, Rui Pimpla: Gorakshnath Mandir.