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Malkapur is a town and a municipal council in Buldana district in the Indianmarker state of Maharashtramarker.

Malkapur is also known as the entrance of Vidarbha. It is a major industrial and educational center in Buldhana district. Malkapur is known for producing cotton. In the British era it was known as the "white gold of Vidarbha." Malkapur has a vast paper industry and the primary paper suppliers to Mumbai are in Malkapur. Malkapur also has many dal mills, and a major agricultural industry specializing in mahyco and ankur seeds. Chemical plants are also situated at MIDC. Malkapur is a well-known grain and cloth market due to its proximity to Madhya Pradesh.

It is located on Hajiramarker - Kolkattamarker National Highway 6. NH6 is a pat of Asian Highway 46 from Kharagpurmarker to Dhulemarker.

Old Town

The old town was wholly encompassed by a fort wall. A huge mosque is located at the centre of the fort. The mosque was built by Mullah Kasam Ali Kamar Ali, a businessman who came to Malkapur to start a new business in 1905. Just next to the mosque he built a community hall which is being used for all community functions. Just in front of the mosque there is a government subsidized Urdu primary school City School. City school was established in 1888 during British rule.

Gazeetteers History

One of the old gates of the rampart of dressed stones had an inscription to the effect that it was erected in 1729 during the reign of Muhammad Malikkhan. Malkapur is mentioned in Ain-i-Akbari as the headquarters of a paragana in the sarkar of Narnala. The town is said to have been founded about five centuries back by a prince of the Faruqi house of Khandesh and is said to have been named by him after the princess, Malika, his daughter. But the story is improbable as no record of any journey in this direction by Miran Ghani Adil Khan, the Faruqi prince of the period has yet been traced. In 1761 the town was rich enough to pay Rs. 60,000 to the army of Raghunath Rav for exemption from plunder. The Nizams used to keep a force of about 20,000 men in this frontier district of their dominions. Daulatrav Shinde and Raghuji Bhosle were encamped near Malkapur when the British envoy Colonel Collins, after presenting General Wellesley's ultimatum, quit Shinde's camp in 1803.

Malkapur was the scene of several petty battles between zamin-dars, rural talukdars, Rajputs and Muslims during the period between the beginning of the nineteenth century and the Assignment of Berar to the East India Company in 1853. The following extract taken from the Old Buldhana District Gazetteer published in 1910 gives an interesting account of one of these fights which took place in 1837.

'In 1837 a Musalman shot dead a Rajput of Dattala who had insulted him at the Pimpalgaon fair. The act generated a blood feud, and twelve years later Lal Singh of Dattala, without warning or fresh provocation, assembled a band of nearly three thousand Hindus to avenge his relation's death. The fanatical Sikhs of Nanded on the Godavari sent a contingent of five hundred men and the first news of the impending attack came to the Musalmans of Malkapur from their friends at Patur, who sent hasty word that this formidable company was marching hy. The Rajputs and Sikhs assaulted Malkapur. There was the usual street lighting, burning, sacking, and slaying, though not many lives were lost, and the Muhammedans were worsted. This was, however, only the first game of the rubber, for the Musahnans were flocking to the fray from neighbouring towns; from Burhanpur especially a strong body had set out. The police and the local militia under the talukdar were utterly powerless, but detachments of the Nizam's army [ The Hyderabad contingent.] under Major Arthur Wyndham, then arrived, and found Malkapur empty and deserted. The Musal-mans had been driven out and the Rajputs had retreated to Dattala, where they afterwards had a skirmish with the troops. '

Phone Numbers

  • Railway Station 07267 222060
  • Bus Stand 07267 222170
  • Brahmakumaris Center 07267 223193


Geography

Banana Plants with drip irrigation in Harsoda, Malkapur Tehsil
Malkapur is located at . It has an average elevation of 255 metres (839 feet).

Politics

  • Member Loksabha (Raver Region) : Shri. Haribhau Jawle (Bhartiya Janta Party)
  • Member Vidhansabha (Malkapur and Nandura Region) : Shri. Chensukhji Sancheti (Bhartiya Janta Party)
  • President: Adv. Majeed Qureshi (INC)
  • Vice President: Shri. Mahadeo Vanare (ShivSena)
  • One of Leading Politician Harish Rawal (Shivsena)


Educational Institutes

  • Leeladhar Bhojraj Chandak Vidyalaya
  • Govinda Vishnu Mahajan High School & Jr. College
  • Madhubhau Saoji Memorial English School
  • Nutan Vidhyalay malakpur
  • Prathamic marathi aamchi shala
  • Janata Kala Vanijya Mahavidyalaya
  • Industrial Training Institute Malkapur [www.dvet.gov.in/itimalkapur.htm]
  • Zilla Parishad High School
  • B K Patil Sharirik Shikshan Mahavidyalaya
  • Dadasaheb Dhanaji Nana Chaudhari Social Work College
  • Dadasaheb Rameshsing Rajpur College Of Physical Education
  • Municipal Junior College
  • Malkapur Science College
  • College Of Pharmacy
  • Zakariya Agadi Junior College
  • Bharat Bharti Convent School
  • National Convent School
  • City Primary School
  • School Of Scholars
  • D.E.S. Highschool Datala
  • Government I.T.I.College, Malkapur
  • Alhuda Girls Urdu High School & JR. College


Transportation

Connected to Central Railway on Bhusaval - Nagpur Mainline
  • Malkapur S.T. Stand
Connected by road to NH No. 6
  • Aurangabad Airport
180 km from Malkapur Railway Station
  • Malkapur Airport (Under Development)
MIDC MalkapurExpected Cost 1.04 Million USD / 46.2 Million INR]
  • Theatres In Malkapur
  • 1)Hanuman , Hanuman Chauk, Buldhana Road Malkapur.
  • 2)Gajanan , Cinema road
  • 3)Sunil ,(Temporary inactive), Opposite Bus Stand.


Tourism

  • Brahmakumaris Center, Chalis Bigha Malkapur (Famous for Building Structure)
  • Old Durga Devi Temple, Durga Nagar, Malkapur
  • Nemivant Haveli, Naswala Chowk, Malkaur
  • Underground Root from inside of Nemivant Haweli to Lal Bag (4 Km away from place of starting, in under river also)
  • Lonar Crater
  • Shri. Sant Gajanan Maharaj, Shegaon
  • Shri. Sant Supoji Maharaj,Supo Palshi ,Jalgaon Jamod
  • Shri. Vithal Rukmini temple and old Shiv Temple,Deodhaba
  • Shri. Nagzari temple Nagzari, in between Deodhaba and Hignakazi
  • Sindkhed Raja-Birth Place of Jijamata
  • Anand Sagar, Shegaon
  • World's Biggest Hanuman Murti, Nandura
  • Bhratrumandal Vithal Temple, Malkapur
  • Mangal Gate Malkapur
  • Gauri Shankar Temple Malkapur
  • Dhupeshwar Temple, at village Dhupeshwar
  • Koteshwar Temple, near 2km. Narvel village
  • Pachamukhi hanuman Temple Malkapur worth to see
  • Gajanan maharaj temple at Gandhi chowk Malkapur
  • Purna river back water at Dhupeshwar NEAR Malkapur
  • Nalganga Dam at Nalganaga near Motala
  • Nagar Parishad garden, Chalisbigha Malkapur
  • Dasarkhed and Nandura Road MIDC
  • Shri Muktabai temple at Mukatai Nagar in Jalgaon district
  • Pal, small picnic spot in Jalgaon district.
  • Changdev Maharaj temple Near Malkapur
  • Nalganga River Chota Pool and Bada Pool
  • Pahewnasha baba Mazar near railway track Parpeth Malkapur
  • shri kaviraj potdar, deshpande galli,malkapur.
  • Mata mahakali temple, mata mahakali nagar in front of bus stand.
  • Shree Shani mandir takarkhed.


Demographics

 Indian census, Malkapur had a population of 61.015. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Malkapur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 63%. In Malkapur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Malkapur Tehsil

Malkapur tehsil consist of 64 villages. Some of these villages are
  • Harsoda
  • Datala
  • Waghola
  • Narvel
  • Mhaiswadi
  • Wiwara
  • Dasarkhed
  • Talaswada
  • Tandulwadi
  • Zodga
  • Dharangaon
  • Anurabad
  • Wadoda
  • Kund Kd* Kund Bk
  • Nimbari
  • Gadegaon
  • Bahapura
  • Deodhaba
  • Bhalegaon
  • Higna Kazi
  • Harankhed
  • Wadji
  • Aland
  • Dudhalgaon
  • Waghud
  • Girni
  • Makner
  • Datala
  • Siradhon
  • Morkhed
  • Umali
  • Bhadgani
  • Wadnermarker
  • Lasura
  • Warkhed
.

Colonies

  • Anand society (Heart of the ciry)
  • Lakshmi Nagar
  • Purohit colony
  • Mukund Nagar
  • Vishnuwadi
  • Ramwadi
  • Police Lines
  • Mangal gate
  • Chalis Bhigha
  • Yashvant Nagar
  • Neemwadi chauk
  • Chota Bazar
  • Parpeth
  • Cycle-pura
  • Kali-pura
  • Hedgewar Nagar
  • Harikiran Society
  • Deepak Nagar
  • Ganpati Nagar
  • Datta Nagar
  • Yashodham
  • Gokuldham
  • Radhakrushna Society
  • Sindhi colony
  • Shivaji Nagar
  • Prashant Nagar
  • Pant Nagar
  • Gadegaon
  • Durga Nagar
  • Mohanpura
  • Sancheti-Galli
  • Deshpande Galli





Malkapur Tehsil Population [2001 Census]

Detailed Listing
  • 1 Dudhalgaon Kh. 766.00
  • 2 Waghola 1,749.00
  • 3 Chinchol 321.00
  • 4 Hingana Nagapur 38.00
  • 5 Narvel 3,964.00
  • 6 Mhaiswadi 1,878.00
  • 7 Chikhali 40.00
  • 8 Rantham 753.00
  • 9 Bhangura 839.00
  • 10 Tighra Pr. Malkapur 763.00
  • 11 Rangaon 595.00
  • 12 Wiwara 1,649.00
  • 13 Dasarkhed 1,507.00
  • 14 Talaswada 1,663.00
  • 15 Tandulwadi Pr. Malkapur 1,367.00
  • 16 Telkhed 131.00
  • 17 Zodga 2,501.00
  • 18 Harsoda 2,078.00
  • 19 Shivni 237.00
  • 20 Nimboli 94.00
  • 21 Dharangaon 3,432.00
  • 22 Anurabad 1,305.00
  • 23 Wadoda 3,147.00
  • 24 Panhera Pr. Malkapur 1,231.00
  • 25 Kund Bk. 1,371.00
  • 26 Kund Kh. 1,272.00
  • 27 Malkapur (Rural) 6,830.00
  • 28 Khokodi 4.00
  • 29 Nimbari 1,009.00
  • 30 Wakodi 972.00
  • 31 Gadegaon 1,835.00
  • 32 Khaparkhed 56.00
  • 33 Bahapura 1,713.00
  • 34 Gorad 305.00
  • 35 Deodhaba 3,476.00
  • 36 Bhalegaon 1,467.00
  • 37 Hingana Kazi 1,411.00
  • 38 Khadki 100.00
  • 39 Pimpalkhunta (Mahadeo) 663.00
  • 40 Khamkhed Pr. Malkapur 960.00
  • 41 Wajirabad 249.00
  • 42 Jambhuldhaba 2,228.00
  • 43 Gaulkhed 284.00
  • 44 Chinchkhed BK. 155.00
  • 45 Harankhed 1,456.00
  • 46 Wadji 1,542.00
  • 47 Aland 1,178.00
  • 48 Dudhalgaon BK. 1,863.00
  • 49 Lonwadi Pr. Malkapur 1,543.00
  • 50 Balad Pr. Malkapur 2,638.00
  • 51 Waghud 2,060.00
  • 52 Ghirni 2,835.00
  • 53 Makner 1,292.00
  • 54 Datala 7,095.00
  • 55 Siradhon 1,141.00
  • 56 Morkhed Kh. 281.00
  • 57 Morkhed Bk. 1,093.00
  • 58 Umali 3,903.00
  • 59 Bhadgani 2,639.00
  • 60 Nimkhed Pr. Vadner 1,307.00
  • 61 Pimpalkhuta Pr. Vadner 979.00
  • 62 Lasura 1,187.00
  • 63 Warkhed 2,581.00
  • 64 Sawali 152.00


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