Gandhali

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Gandhali
village
Gandhali is located in Maharashtra
Gandhali
Gandhali
Gandhali is located in India
Gandhali
Gandhali
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°06′14″N 75°06′18″E / 21.104°N 75.105°E / 21.104; 75.105Coordinates: 21°06′14″N 75°06′18″E / 21.104°N 75.105°E / 21.104; 75.105
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Jalgaon
Government
 • Body Gram Panchayat
Population (2009)
 • Total 10,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 425420
Telephone code 254
Vehicle registration MH-19
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Amalner
Literacy 75%
Lok Sabha constituency Jalgaon Gramin
Civic agency Gram Panchayat
Avg. summer temperature 45 °C (113 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 10 °C (50 °F)

Gadhali is a village in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra, India. It is located in the Amalner taluka, 9 km north-east of the Amalner town. It is the first place in Khandesh at which Gujarat Shravak Vanis settled. In 1804 it was plundered and its people scattered by a Pindari leader named Ghodji Bhonsle.

History[edit]

Gandhli Amalner and has Tapi River flowing in northern side at a distance of 7 km and has agriculture and farming as main lines of activity. It also has ancient times Jain temple and had wide presence of Gujrathi and Marwadi community during earlier days. History reveals King Shivaji having commuted to Surat via Burhanpur, Dharangaon and Gandhali. It has 300 meters height stoned base along with 7 stoned gates and 14 combating internal gateways.

Transport[edit]

One can to via State Transport bus from Amalaner named Amalaner to Jalod. Or one can go by minidoor riksha stand outside ST stand.

Culture[edit]

Near about in Diwali Gadhali village has Fair(yatra) of its own village of Kakasatmaharaj Mandhir.

Village has ancient time two Mahadev temples and two Maruti temples along with grand Vitthal - Rukhmai temple and has Kakasat Maharaj festivity as annual event. It also having Saptashrungi Devi Mandir nearly 3 km on Amalner road. Also Datta temple( Udaykal-1356).

Notable people[edit]

  • Ex-MP Bhausaheb K. M. Patil, the first president of Jalgaon Zilla Parishad (1962)
  • Nirhatta Datta Pantha founder Madhva-Muni

Infrastructure[edit]

Varkari education trust Chairman Vitthabuva Chaudhari has completed his primary education here. Village has primary and secondary schools and JDCC Bank branch.