Jafrabad, Jalna

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Jafrabad
जाफ्राबाद
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
StateMaharashtra
DistrictJalna
Founded byJahangir shah mughal
Named forJafar Badshah
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN431206
Telephone code02485
Vehicle registrationMH-21
Nearest cityDeulgaon Raja, Bhokardan
Lok Sabha constituencyRaosaheb Danve (2014)
Vidhan Sabha constituencySantosh Danve (2014)

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

Description[edit]

Jafrabad[permanent dead link], 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 kila (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.

Educations[edit]

Siddharth College, Jafrabad

There are many schools and colleges in Jafrabad. Siddharth junior and senior college are main among them. Apart from this, there are Samarth College, Dyanasagar College. New High School, ZP High School is a school. 'Gyanjyoti Savitribai Phule Sarvajanik Wachanalay v Abhyasika' is a public library and study room.

Nobel People[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 December 2011. Retrieved 21 September 2018.