Wadwani

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Wadwani

Wadwani Tehsil
City
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Wadwani
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°59′N 76°03′E / 18.983°N 76.050°E / 18.983; 76.050Coordinates: 18°59′N 76°03′E / 18.983°N 76.050°E / 18.983; 76.050
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictBeed
Founded byGopinathrao Munde
Named forTextile Industries
Government
 • TypeLocal Grampanchayat
 • BodyNagar panchayat
Area
 • Total25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
Above Seal level
462 m (1,516 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total15,000
 • Rank3
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)100
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Websitewww.beed.nic.in

Wadwani or Wadvani is a tehsil in Majalgaon subdivision of Beed district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

About Wadwani[edit]

Wadwani is Taluka in Beed district. It was formed as Taluka in December 1999 by then Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Gopinath Munde.

Taluka covers 40 villages and is smallest Taluka in Beed having 4 Gat (areas) in panachayat samiti and 2 ZP members. The places like Sant Bhagwanbaba Mandir (Salimba Road) and Renuka mata Mandir (Chinchwan road), Samat-Dada Mandir (Dhais tanda) are famous in this city. Raja Harishchandra Pimpri is the only place in India where Raja Harishchandra's Harishchandra temple is situated in this Taluka. Hanuman's Son Makardhwaj Makardhwaja Temple is in Chinchwan which is 5 km from Wadwani City. City has population of 15000 which largely consist of Castes like Maratha(मराठा), Banjara, Koshti, Vanjari, Mahar, Mang..etc. and Muslims are also staying here from many years. The Maratha (मराठा) caste is most effective and influential in this city, they are in agriculture, Businesses and Politics. Taluka comes under Majalgao Matdarsangh. People are well educated and forward in standard of living. Colleges like Lokmanya Tilak College, Vaishnavi College, ITI College, Sanket Tantra Shikshan are here. School like Maharani Tarabai Vidyalay, Sindfana Vidyalay are Here. Sant Bhagwanbaba Public School is famous English school in this city and have largest strength.

Nearby places are:

  • Upper Kundlika Dam
  • Chardari: Famous Maroti Mandir,
  • Kotharban: Satavai devi,
  • Kanhobachi tekdi, Mainda Mahadev ("OM" looklike Mountain),
  • Khadki: Khandoba Khandoba,
  • Rui Pimpla: Gorakshnath Mandir.

References[edit]

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