Jafrabad, Jalna

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Jafrabad
जाफराबाद
town
Jafrabad is located in Maharashtra
Jafrabad
Jafrabad
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°11′N 76°01′E / 20.19°N 76.01°E / 20.19; 76.01Coordinates: 20°11′N 76°01′E / 20.19°N 76.01°E / 20.19; 76.01
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Jalna
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 431206
Telephone code 02485
Vehicle registration MH-21
Nearest city Deulgaon Raja, Bhokardan
Lok Sabha constituency Raosaheb Danwe(2014)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Santosh Patil Danwe(2014)

Jafrabad is a city and a tehsil in Jalna subdivision of Jalna district in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Description[edit]

Jafrabad, is a small city residing at over the bank of Purna River,with an Eye soothing Natural surrounding & High yielding Farmlands. It is also well known for its Quilla (Fort) used for Residence of Jahagirdar ( Officer appointed for Taxation at Root Level By King) at times of King Rules.

Jafrabad is also well known for the Fight between Marathas & British at Asai in 1803, where the small monument carving the names of British Officer Colonel Stevenson fell during War. It was the Metal (Panch dhatu) Foil attached over Stone (Been stolen recently). Which is being visited every Year by British tourists to recall their ancestors.

Governance[edit]

Jafrabad is a nagar panchayat in the Panchayat Raj system of governance. It possesses government offices as Panchayat Samiti, Tehsil, Krishi Department, Block Education Office (BEO), Integrated Child Development Service Scheme (ICDS) office, Live-Stock Development (LDO) Extension Office, MSEB Department, PWD Department, Taluka Health Office, Bhoomi Abhilekh Department for better governance.[1]

It has two rural hospitals, four primary health centres, and related sub-centres.[2]

Jafrabad has a Weather Reporting Office.

Nobel People[edit]

  • Limbaji Badar:- Jafrabad APMC is a new market committee. Limbaji A. Badar, a social worker,he is "Sanchalak" of this committee. He invented insect traps to help increase yield of COTTON.he is great person for help to Farmer at any Level.He start progame in his village that is "CHATRAPATI SHIVAJI JAYANTI"& He gives award to best Farmer from this village to FARMER."DR.BABASAHEB AMBADKAR JAYANTI"best Student from this village to STUDENT.[citation needed]

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