Base, Maharashtra

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Base (बासे) is a small village about 50 km from Thane city in India. It has post at Pachchapur and it is in Bhiwandi taluka. The holy temple of Vajreshwari and hot water springs at Akloli is only about 20 km from the village. According to the Indian census of 2001, the population of Base is composed of 566 (280 males, 286 females) in 121 households.[1]

An ancient Shiv mandir at Nandikeshwar is also situated nearby. Nandikeshwar is the initiation point of Mahuli mountain where Mahuli fort is located. The village also has an ancient and holy Lord Hanuman temple. The village has a fair and Palakhi on Hanuman Jayanti. Next day every year a wrestling (कुस्ती) competition is held. The village is governed by Gram Panchayat including two more villages of Shirole and Mahap.


Coordinates: 19°27′41.38″N 73°9′7.9″E / 19.4614944°N 73.152194°E / 19.4614944; 73.152194