Deulgaon Raja

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Deulgaon Raja
देऊळगाव राजा
city
Nickname(s): Pratitirupati
Deulgaon Raja is located in Maharashtra
Deulgaon Raja
Deulgaon Raja
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°01′N 76°02′E / 20.017°N 76.033°E / 20.017; 76.033Coordinates: 20°01′N 76°02′E / 20.017°N 76.033°E / 20.017; 76.033
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Buldhana
Government
 • Type Municipal Council(Nagar Palika)
 • Body Deulgaon Raja Municipal Council
 • President of Municipal Council. Sunita Shinde
 • Vice-President of Municipal Council Pawan Zore
Population (2011)
 • Total 30,827
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 07261
ISO 3166 code IN-MH
Vehicle registration MH-28

Deulgaon Raja is a city and a municipal council in Buldhana district in the state of Maharashtra, India.Deulgaon Raja is located at border of Vidarbha and Marathwada.Deulgaon Raja is also called as 'Pratitirupati' by Maharashtrian people.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Deulgaon Raja had a population of 30,827. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Deulgaon Raja has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81.5% and, female literacy is 70%. In Deulgaon Raja, 13% of the population is under 6 years of ages. Deulgaon Raja is known for the temple of Balaji.

History[edit]

Balaji temple is very famous in Deulgaon Raja. Balaji temple is famous for its own festival of "LALIT". LALIT is the festival celebrated by all deulgaon rajakars. The big woods aprroximately of 30 feet 21 wooden trunks are arranged in line and have diameter of 2 feet. These trunks are worshiped by all devotees. That trunks are usually called as 'laata'. The Sansthan handles the whole work and arrangement of mandir. It is called that the statue is found to Raje Jadhao. He propsed & created the temple. The area around the mandir is known as Baljai faras. The biggest festival of this town is Dashera and which is celebrated a day before main Dashera celebrated among whole INDIA. The god balaji's statue is kept in palakhi during the time of dashera & wandered around the old part of town (faras, malipura , amna river , durgapura , giroli vesh , jafrabad vesh , durgapura vesh , juna jalna road).


Religions in Deulgaon Raja
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
69%
Muslims
  
19%
Buddhists
  
8.6%
Christians
  
1.4%
Jains
  
1.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India: Search Details". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2014-11-26. 

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