Parner

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Parner
town
Parner is located in Maharashtra
Parner
Parner
Location in Maharashtra, India
Parner is located in India
Parner
Parner
Parner (India)
Coordinates: 19°00′11″N 74°26′17″E / 19.003°N 74.438°E / 19.003; 74.438Coordinates: 19°00′11″N 74°26′17″E / 19.003°N 74.438°E / 19.003; 74.438
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictAhmednagar
TalukaParner
Government
 • TypeMunicipal corporation
 • BodyNagar Palika
 • Current MLAAamdar. Vijayrao Auti
Population
(2011)
 • TotalAbout 25,000
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
414302
Telephone code02488
Vehicle registrationMH-16
Nearest cityTakali Dhokeshwar, Supe, Nighoj, Alkuti
Lok Sabha constituencyAhmednagar
Vidhan Sabha constituencyParner
Websitemaharashtra.gov.in

Parner, is a historic town in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India. It is the headquarters town for Parner Taluka. Parner was named after Rishi Parashar, whose son Maharishi Ved Vyas wrote famous epic "Mahabharat".

Geography[edit]

The town of Parner is located at coordinates 19° 0' 0" North, 74° 26' 0" East,[1] at an altitude of about 790 metres (2,592 ft).

Religion[edit]

The majority of the population is Hindu. But also there are few Muslims and Christian and Buddhists. Old historic temples in Parner are famous for their varied architecture.

Temples in the town of Parner[edit]

Parner is also known as Replica of Kashi ( Parner) for the 12 temples of Lord Shiva. Also some beautiful temples of Shri Ram, Goddess Malganga, Kaalbhairavnath and Lord Hanuman are the worship places of town.

Transportation[edit]

Bus[edit]

The town has a S.T. Bus Depot.

Railway[edit]

Nearest railway station is in Ahmednagar, which is about 40 Kilometers away.

Industry[edit]

Shahajapur has many wind mills and is an energy center in Parner taluka. Supa MIDC is near to parner.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]