Sadak Arjuni

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Sadak Arjuni
city
Sadak Arjuni is located in Maharashtra
Sadak Arjuni
Sadak Arjuni
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°06′N 80°09′E / 21.10°N 80.15°E / 21.10; 80.15Coordinates: 21°06′N 80°09′E / 21.10°N 80.15°E / 21.10; 80.15
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Gondia
Elevation 256 m (840 ft)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sadak Arjuni is a town, a tehsil and a municipal council in Gondia district in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Geography[edit]

Sadak Arjuni is located at 21°06′N 80°09′E / 21.10°N 80.15°E / 21.10; 80.15.[1] It has an average elevation of 256 metres (843 feet).

It is located near the Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border on Dhule-Kolkata National Highway 6.

This is the newest tehsil in newly created Gondia district. Located 2 km off Dhule - Nagpur - Kolkata National Highway # 6. This the small but very important town in that part of the state and one of the major trade centre for paddy and "tendupatta".

It was among noted educational centre with a high school and college in this part of maharashtra even during India's pre independence days. Contributed wholeheartedly in the nation's independence struggle and is house to many freedom fighters. Sadak/arjuni is 2 km from kohmara which is located on national highway no.6.

The place is surrounded by the noted national parks of Navegaon bandh and Nagzira. Because of the dense forests, the region gets lot of rainfall during the monsoons. Paddy is the primary crop cultivated here supported by "Tuvar" and other crops. The best quality rice is grown thi this part of the state. In addition to the same it is a major centre for "tendupatta" a leaf used in making "bidi". This is among the major cattle markets in the district.

Transport[edit]

Sadak Arjuni is very well connected to Nagpur and Gondia cities via State transport taking about 3 hours for journey to Nagpur and 1 hour to Gondia. For railways, Saundad is the nearest railway station about 8 km from there on Gondia-Chandrapur way. Gondia is the nearest railways station for Mumbai Howrah railway. Although the market is well devised and lot of scope, due to its tribal region which comes under Morgaon Arjuni constituency and Bhandara Legislation, Sadak Arjuni have not been able to develop.

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