Faizpur

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Faizpur
फैजपुर
city
'Prerna Stambh' (inspiration torch tower) in Dhanaji Nana Mahavidyalaya, Faizpur, which was inaugurated by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in March 1988
'Prerna Stambh' (inspiration torch tower) in Dhanaji Nana Mahavidyalaya, Faizpur, which was inaugurated by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in March 1988
Faizpur is located in Maharashtra
Faizpur
Faizpur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°10′N 75°51′E / 21.17°N 75.85°E / 21.17; 75.85Coordinates: 21°10′N 75°51′E / 21.17°N 75.85°E / 21.17; 75.85
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Jalgaon
Elevation 226 m (741 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 50,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 425503
Telephone code 02585
Vehicle registration MH-19

Faizpur is a city and a municipal council in Jalgaon district in the state of Maharashtra, India.It belongs to Yawal taluka.

Food = Famous for Vangaya (Brinjal) ch Bharat, Thecha,Chutney and Kalna (Udad and Jowar mix atta).Also Shev Bahji The popular and commonly wedding food is Vangaya chi Bhaji and Rodaga (made of wheat which is roasted in cowdung cakes ). Dhanaji sheth Aloo Vada, Misal Pav,and Shevs are very popular. Its also sent in foreign countries.

Geography[edit]

Faizpur is located at 21°10′N 75°51′E / 21.17°N 75.85°E / 21.17; 75.85.[1] It has an average elevation of 226 metres (741 feet).

History[edit]

Mahatma Gandhi at Faizpur in 1937

The first rural (and 51th national) conference of Indian National Congress was held in Faizpur in 1937 in presence of Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru was President and Rajmal Lalwani was the treasurer for that conference.[citation needed] President list - PK Chaudhari 5 year, Nilesh Rane 3 year , Dr.Asaram Bharambe(Sir)13 year, BK Chaudhari 2 Year,Wagulde 5 year, Choldas Bomatu Patil 5 year.

Near tourist Spot[edit]

Pal (35Km)
श्रीमनुदेवी(30Km)

Demographics[edit]

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Religion in City (2011)[2]

  Hinduism (55.17%)
  Islam (41.57%)
  Christianity (0.06%)
  Sikhism (0.11%)
  Buddhism (2.53%)
  Jainism (0.36%)
  Other Religions (0.04%)
  Atheist (0.13%)

As of 2011 India census,[3] Faizpur had a population of 96,724. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Faizpur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 68%. In Faizpur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Faizpur
  2. ^ "Population by religion community - 2011". Census of India, 2011. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 25 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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