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Chalisgaon
चाळीसगाव
City
Chalisgaon is located in Maharashtra
Chalisgaon
Chalisgaon
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°28′N 75°01′E / 20.47°N 75.02°E / 20.47; 75.02Coordinates: 20°28′N 75°01′E / 20.47°N 75.02°E / 20.47; 75.02
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Jalgaon
Government
 • MLA Shri.Unmeshdada Patil
Area rank 1
Elevation 344 m (1,129 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 97,551
Languages
 • Official Marathi
 • Speaking Marathi, Ahirani
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 424101
Telephone code 91-2589
Vehicle registration MH-19

Chalisgaon About this sound pronunciation  is a city and a municipal council in Jalgaon district in the state of Maharashtra, India. The town, known for its well planned architecture, is situated on the bank of river Titur and Dongari in the northern part of Maharashtra state. A main railway junction station under Bhusawal division of central railway is on the Mumbai-Delhi/Mumbai-Kolkata railway route and all major super fast, mail and express trains halt here. The city is known for its own kind of modern culture with due respect of its own history. due to its geographical conditions and pleasant climate its was administrative head quarter of three districts during British rule which were Khandesh, (Divided later in two parts i.e. east and west Khandesh having their district headquarters at Dhule and Jalgaon respectively) Nasik and Aurangabad. There was a domestic airport in the city which became non-operational after independence.

Geography

Chalisgaon is located at 20°28′N 75°01′E / 20.47°N 75.02°E / 20.47; 75.02.[1] and on the National highway NH-211. being main railway junction station on central railway having slip route to Dhule it is rising as promising industrial growth centre in Maharashtra, due to its connectivity to almost all parts of the country through road and rail; and easy availablity of skilled manpower in surrounding area, various big industrialist like Bharat wire ropes, Ambuja exports etc. are showing their interest to invest here for their set ups. It has an average elevation of 344 metres (1128 feet).[2]

places to visit

Keki Moos art Gallery- artist Keki Moos was from Chalisgaon and the art gallery having his painting around 3000 nos. is situated just in front of Chalisgaon railway station to west side.

Pir Musa qadri baba dargah- The symbol of hindu-muslim unity is 2km from Chalisgaon station and tourists from all over india visit here regularly. It is also known as Bamoshi baba dargah.

Patnadevi Temple-The beautiful temple of kuldevi of chalisgaon constructed in hemadpanthi architecture situated in the deep forestry of gautala autram ghat is 18 KM from chalisgaon city. Dhavalteerth waterfall, Mahadeo mandir, Pitalkhora caves,walziri etc.are nearby attractions to visit.

mathematician Bhaskaracharya was from patnadevi who invented zero (0) and wrote the granth Lilavati.

The Ellora Caves are just 65km from city and tourist alight at chalisgaon junction railway station for Ellora.


Castes

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.43 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.56 % of total population in Chalisgaon (M Cl).[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Chalisgaon
  2. ^ Ambedkar, Dr. Bhimrao (1991). Waiting for a Visa (PDF). Mumbai: Dept. of education, Government of Maharashtra. pp. 4071–4090. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  3. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/data/subdistrict/3972-chalisgaon-jalgaon-maharashtra.html

Bharat Wire Ropes to invest Rs 500 crore in new plant in Chalisgaon Maharashtra. [1]