Pahur, Maharashtra

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Pahur
Village
Pahur is located in Maharashtra
Pahur
Pahur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°42′00″N 75°41′00″E / 20.70000°N 75.68333°E / 20.70000; 75.68333Coordinates: 20°42′00″N 75°41′00″E / 20.70000°N 75.68333°E / 20.70000; 75.68333
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Jalgaon
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Pahur is a town on the banks of the river Waghur in Jalgaon district, Maharashtra, India. Its geographical coordinates are 20° 42' 0" North, 75° 41' 0" East.

The population was about 15,000 in 2010.

This Village is divided in two parts - Pahur Peth and Pahur Kasabe. The other parts like Lele Nagar and Sant Ruplal Nagar are the newly developed hamlets.

Agriculture[edit]

The main source of income for the people in Pahur is farming. The main crops are banana, kapas (cotton), jawar, wheat (gehu) and chillies bajari,makka,soyabin. Pahur supplies these crops to vegetable markets in Madhya Pradesh, Surat, Kalyan, Navi Mumbai and Mumbai.

The Taluka of Pahur is Jamner, 15 km away. In Pahur every Sunday a big market is held called "Bazaar". 9 km from Pahur is a village called Wakod where every Saturday a market is held for selling bullocks.

River[edit]

The river name is Waghur. A long way back a tiger came to Pahur through the river from the Ajanta caves in the hills. As in the Marathi language a tiger is called a Wagh so people named the river as Waghur.

Sights[edit]

  • It has the temples of Vitthal Temple,Rama, Shankar, Kewadeshwar in Peth side.& Temples on
  • The Ajanta Caves are located 20 kilometers away from Pahur.

Transport[edit]

The main railway stations used to reach at Pahur are Bhusaval(42km), Jalgaon (38km) and Pachora (38km). All these stations are 40 km. from Pahur.