Mantha

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Mantha
Town
Mantha is located in Maharashtra
Mantha
Mantha
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°38′48″N 76°23′07″E / 19.64667°N 76.38528°E / 19.64667; 76.38528Coordinates: 19°38′48″N 76°23′07″E / 19.64667°N 76.38528°E / 19.64667; 76.38528
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictJalna
Government
 • Bodynagar panchayat
 • MayorParvati Borade
Population (2011)
 • Total22,005[1]
Demonym(s)Manthekar
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi,
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN431504
Vehicle registrationMH-21
Nearest cityAurangabad, Maharashtra
Literacy77%

Mantha is a town and a tehsil in Partur subdivision of Jalna district in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Demography[edit]

Mantha tehsil has 114 villages under its supervision. According to 2011 census, Mantha plus 114 villages has population of 1,67,022. Among this 51% are male while 49% are female. SC population is 16% while ST population is around 3%. Literacy is 61%.[2]

Politics[edit]

Culture[edit]

  • Mantha has mixed culture, here people of different cultures lives together. People of different communities like Marathas, Banjaras, Muslims, Buddhists etc. are found in large numbers.
  • Renuka Mata Temple is main temple of the town, it also attracts people from other surrounding villages. Goddess Renuka has been known as "Goddess of the Town".
  • Friday is the day of weekly market in Mantha, this day is regarded as big day or important day in Mantha. People from small villages around comes to Mantha for their weekly shopping. Place of weekly market is in between Bus stand and Government Rural Hospital(RH).

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