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Mehkar district

Mehkar,Maharashtra
Big City
Nickname(s): The Historical City ,Heart of Maharastra.
 Mehkar,Maharashtra
Mehkar,Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra, India

Coordinates: 25°9′0″N 80°34′0″E / 25.15000°N 80.56667°E / 25.15000; 80.56667Coordinates: 25°9′0″N 80°34′0″E / 25.15000°N 80.56667°E / 25.15000; 80.56667

Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Buldhana
Area
 • Total 200 km2 (80 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 202,214.00
Languages
 • Official Marathi][Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 443301
Telephone code (07268)
Vehicle registration MH-28
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Mehkar
Sex ratio 92 /
Literacy 89%%
Avg. summer temperature 44 °C (111 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 22 °C (72 °F)

Mehkar is a city and a municipal council in Buldhana district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It was previously known as 'Meghankar Nagari'. balaji nagar

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[1] Mehkar had a population of 2,214,00. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 50%. Mehkar has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 62.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 65%. In Mehkar, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Shree Sant Senaji Maharaj Mandir (Nabhik)

It has a temple of the "Shree Sant Senaji Maharaj" And "Vitthal Rukhmini"(Mola road,, sena nagar, mehkar)

Hazrat Khaja Panch Peer Baba Rahemat Ullah Aleh Dargah

It is a Dargah of Hazrat Khaja Panch Peer Baba Rahemat Ullah Aleh Wali Allah Gharane -E- Chistiya history of dargah that is more than 801 years ago. The documents of Dargah written on a copper Slate (Sanad) by hand of Empire Aurang zeb Alamgir Rahemat Ullah Alhe and also Established the dargah in 1670.

Balaji Temple

It has a temple of the Hindu god Balaji that is more than 120 years old. The documents written on copper found with Balaji's sculpture are now in the British Museum, England. it is the largest sculpture of Lord Balaji in Asia.

Haran tekdi

Haran Tekdi is great old temple. It is a myth that Lord Rama had caught hold of one bare (Haran in local language), hence it is named as Haran Tekdi.

Malipeth,Ganpati Galli, Mahadev Wetal, Shivaji Wetal, Shivaji Nagar, Sambhaji Nagar, and Ram Nagar are important areas of Mehkar. Malipeth i a old area. Kanchani Mahal(Palace) :

Kanchani mahal

Kanchani Mahal is an old building. It is a myth that Quin Kanchani is very egoist & desire to see Lamp of Devi (Lonar) from Mehkar. She build up this Mahal but when she went to terrace of Mahal god curse her, she felt down & become a slab of stone.

Painganga River

Mehkar is on the banks of painganga river. River provides multiple recreational activities.

Kali Masjeed

Kali Masjeed is an old 200 Years

References

MLA: Dr. Sanjay Raimulkar ( Shiv Sena)

INFORMATION UPDATE BY: Amol Jadhao, MEHKAR (9595721143)

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