Nandura

Nandura

Nandura is a city and a municipal council in Buldana district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Geography

Nandura is located at . It has an average elevation of 262 metres (859 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Nandura had a population of 37,470. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Nandura has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 62%. In Nandura, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Road & Transport

By Road

Nandura is situated on national highway number 6 ie. Hajira-Dhule-Kolkata National Highway.

By Train

Nandura (Code NN) is the a railway station of Central Railway on Mumbai-Howrah Broad gauge route.

Industries

Like many other towns in Vidarbha, Nandura has Oil mills, Dal mills and Jinning Pressing industries along with HatMagh Udyog. Though cotton market is main in Nandura, Jinning and pressing is also a quite important industry. Nandura's milk products like Khava are famous for its quality and taste and is transported daily to several adjoining districts. Nandura also act as famous trade center. Trading of wheat, jowar, pulses, cotton, onion, chilli, lemon and several vegetables like Brinjal are the prominent ones.

Education

Nandura is a town that have not so much opportunities in higher education.Only the education till bachelour degree in arts can be done in Nandura.No college is there for post graduate study in any field and even graduation in science field.The following are prominent schools and colleges in the town,

  • C.S.Kothari high school and college
  • Shivaji high school
  • Pundlik Maharaj Senior College
  • Bharatiya Dnyanpeeth Vidyalaya
  • Kothari D.Ed College
  • Sahakar Vidya Mandir

Nandura Tehsil

Nandura tehsil is part of Malkapur Sub-Division of Buldhana district, along with Motala & Malkapur tehsil. It has its borders with Malkapur tehsil in the West. In the north there is Jalgaon Jamod tehsil. In the east there are Khamgaon and Shegaon tehsils. In the south there are Khamgaon and Motala tehsils.

Nandura tehsil has area of 462 square km and consist of 103 villages has a population of around 1,28,000

Some of these villages are Chandur Biswa, Wadner, Nimgaon, Takli(Wachpal), Jigaon, Palsoda, Patonda, Mamulwadi, Higana Gavhad, Mominabad, Sawargaon, Sirsodi, Yerali, Alampur, Narakhed, Pimpalkhuta Dhande, Rasulpur, Wadali, Dighi, Khumgaon, Dahigaon, Danora, Kati, Dahivadi, Potali, Medhali, Wadi, Shegaon, Lonwadi, Malegaon, Wasadi, Khadatgaon, Mahalundi, Jawala Bazar, Takarkhed, Fuli, Khaira, and Shemba..

Interesting Fact

There is the highest statue of Lord Hanuman in the world at Nandura. The height of statue is 105 feet high situated besides national highway no. 6. From here the Shegaon (temple of Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj famous in Maharashtra) is around 40 km ahead.

Lord Hanuman is son of Pawan (Air) and Anjani (the woman of highly spiritual native).

Lord Hanuman is called PAWANSUT or Vayuputra (Son of Air) and ANJANIPUTRA (Son of Anjani). Lord Hanuman is also known as BAJRANGBALI - BAJRANG comes from the sanskrit word VAJRANG meaning strong body and BALI means strength. About Murti : Height:105 ft. Chest:70 ft. Base:30 ft. Tail:70 ft. Arm:25 ft.(diameter) Gada 30 ft. Sole 34 ft. Nail of sole:15 ft.

References

  1. On wikimapia

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