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Palghar
Palghar () is a town in the Konkan division of Maharashtra state, India and a municipal council. It is in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, and since 2014 it has been the administrative capital of the Palghar district. Palghar lies on the Western Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway in the busy Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail corridor. The town is located about 87 kilometers north of Mumbai, about 35 kilometers north of Virar and about 24 kilometers west of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway at Manor. History Palgar's history is alternate with its old district Thane. Jawhar, Vasai and Palghar tehsils have a historical legacy. Vasai (then known as Bassein) was under the Portuguese Empire. Chimaji Appa, the Maratha military commander later captured Vasai fort from the Portuguese and embedded the Maratha flag on Vasai. Palghar was one of the important points in 1942 of the Chalejav campaign. Demographics At the 2011 Census of India, Palghar had a population of 68,930. Males numbe ...
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Palghar District
Palghar District (Marathi pronunciation: aːlɡʱəɾ is a district in the state of Maharashtra in Konkan Division. On 1 Aug 2014, the State government of Maharashtra announced the formation of the 36th district of Maharashtra Palghar, it was partitioned out of the Thane district. Palghar District starts from Dahanu at the north and ends at Naigaon. It comprises the talukas of Palghar, Vada, Vikramgad, Jawhar, Mokhada, Dahanu, Talasari and Vasai. At the 2011 Census, the talukas now comprising the district had a population of 2,990,116. Palghar has an urban population of 1,435,210, that is 48% of total population is living in Urbanized Area. Palghar has all the three categories of the lifestyles, Urban (Nagari), Coastal (Sagari) and Mountains-Hilly Region (Dongari). Palghar District is blessed by beautiful beaches as it is the part of konkan such as "Shirgaon Beach", "Kelve Beach'', "Vadrai Beach", "Dahanu Beach", "Bordi Beach", "Chinchani Beach", "Arnala Beach", "Rajod ...
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Virar
Virar (Pronunciation: �iɾaɾ is a coastal city in taluka Vasai and district of Palghar, India. It is clubbed into Vasai-Virar city, administered by Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation. It lies in south part of Palghar District in Vasai Taluka and north to the city of Mumbai. It is an important part of Palghar District, Because Palghar is the outermost part of northern side of Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Virar railway station is one of the prominent railway station on the Western Line of Mumbai Suburban Railway due to being the station on the line with high frequency of local-train transit for both ends, Palghar (Dahanu) as well as Churchgate(South Mumbai). Virar City is governed by Municipal Corporation and is situated in Maharashtra State, India. Virar is connected by roads to umbai-_Ahmedabad_Express_Highway.html"_;"title="[Mumbai-_Ahmedabad_Express_Highway">[Mumbai-_Ahmedabad_Express_Highwayat_Virar_Phata(An_exit_node_of_highway_towards_Virar)._Virar_is_famous_for_Jiv ...
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Palghar Municipal Council
Palghar is the municipal council in Palghar district Palghar District (Marathi pronunciation: aːlɡʱəɾ is a district in the state of Maharashtra in Konkan Division. On 1 Aug 2014, the State government of Maharashtra announced the formation of the 36th district of Maharashtra Palghar, it wa ..., Maharashtra. History The Palghar municipal council established in 1999. Municipal Council election Electoral performance March 2019 References {{reflist Municipal councils in Maharashtra Palghar district ...
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Amit Ghoda
Amit Krushna Ghoda is an Indian politician and member of the 13th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly The Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha or the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the legislature of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated in the Nariman Point area of South Mumbai in the capital Mumbai. Presently, 288 me .... He represented the Palghar Assembly Constituency as member of Shiv Sena. He defeated Ex Minister Rajendra Gavit by margin of 18,948 in Palghar Assembly By-Election in February 2016. Positions held * 2016: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly See also * Palghar Lok Sabha constituency References External links Shiv Sena Official website {{DEFAULTSORT:Ghoda, Amit Maharashtra MLAs 2014–2019 Shiv Sena politicians People from Palghar Living people Year of birth missing (living people) Place of birth missing (living people) Marathi politicians Nationalist Congress Party politicians ...
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Konkan Division
The Konkan division is one of the six administrative divisions of Maharashtra state in India. It comprises the northern and central portions of the greater Konkani region, which were absorbed into Maharashtra owing to the States Reorganisation of India. Konkan division is the western section of present-day Maharashtra, along the west coast of India. The two districts of the state capital Mumbai (Bombay) also fall in Konkan division. History of administrative districts in Konkan division There have been changes in the names of districts and has seen also the addition of newer districts after India gained Independence in 1947 and also after the state of Maharashtra was formed: * Since 1947, the east-west tracts of Thane district on Salsette Island, starting with the City of Bandra, then Andheri, then finally Borivali to Dahisar were carved out and added to the former Bombay, now 'Mumbai,' district. Recently, the 'Mumbai' district was bifurcated into the Mumbai & Mumbai Subu ...
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Manor, India
Manor is a census town in Palghar district (formerly a part of the Thane district) in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located 139 kms north of Mumbai on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway (NH8) and also connects with Nashik via the Manor-Wada Road. Demographics At the 2001 Census of India, Manor had a population of 8,345, consisting of 52% males and 48% females. The literacy rate was 68%, which was higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy was 74%, and female literacy 61%. 14% of the population was under 6 years of age By the 2011 Census of India The 2011 Census of India or the 15th Indian Census was conducted in two phases, house listing and population enumeration. The House listing phase began on 1 April 2010 and involved the collection of information about all buildings. Information ..., the population grown by about 25% to more than 10,000. Literacy rates had reached 75%, possibly due to the number of schools and colleges in the town. 6, ...
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Jawhar
Jawhar is a city and a municipal council in Palghar district of Maharashtra state in Konkan division of India. Jawhar was a capital city of the erstwhile Koli princely state of Jawhar. Situated in the ranges of the Western Ghats, Jawhar is known for its picturesque setting and a vibrant cultural heritage. It is one of the few remaining tribal regions of Maharashtra and is known for its vibrant Warli painting that are a characteristic landmark of this place. Established in 1918, Jawhar is one of the oldest municipal councils in the state of Maharashtra and tourist spot near Mumbai. History The Jawhar state was founded by Raja Jayaba Mukne in 1343, with Jawhar as its capital. The state went through many transitions and lasted for over six hundred years until its accession into the Union of India in 1947. During the British Raj, as a princely state, it was a part of Bombay Presidency and had a 9-gun salute status. Although a capital city, Jawhar's development was la ...
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Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Mumbai Metropolitan Region (abbreviated to MMR and previously also as Greater Bombay Metropolitan Area), is a metropolitan area consisting of Mumbai (Bombay) and its satellite towns in the northern Konkan division, of the Maharashtra state in western India. The region has an area of and with a population of over 26 million it is among the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. Developing over a period of about 20 years, it consists of nine municipal corporations and eight smaller municipal councils. The entire area is overseen by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), a state-owned organisation in charge of town planning, development, transportation and housing in the region. The MMRDA was formed to address the challenges in planning and development of integrated infrastructure for the metropolitan region. The areas outside Brihanmumbai (Greater Mumbai) and Navi Mumbai have lacked organised development. Navi Mumbai, developed as one of the ...
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Vasai
Vasai (Konkani and Marathi pronunciation: �əsəi formerly and alternatively Mahratti; ''Bajipur'', English: Bassein; Portuguese: Baçaim), is a historical place and City near Mumbai (Bombay)'s western suburbs, located in Palghar district which was partitioned from the Thane district in 2014. It also forms a part of Vasai-Virar twin cities in the Konkan division of Maharashtra, India. The Portuguese in Goa and Damaon built the Vasai Fort to defend their colony and participate in the lucrative spice trade and the silk route that converged in the area. Much of Portuguese Bombay and Vasai was seized by Marathas during the period of Peshva rule, after the Battle of Vasai in 1739. The British East India Company then took over the territory from the Maratha Empire in 1780 during the First Anglo-Maratha War. Etymology The present name ''Vasai'' is derived from the Sanskrit word ''Waas'', meaning 'dwelling' or 'residence'. The name was changed to ''Basai'', w ...
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Western Line (Mumbai Suburban Railway)
{{Infobox rail line , name = Western line , other_name = , color = {{rcr, Mumbai Suburban Railway, Western , logo = , logo_width = , logo_alt = , image = , image_width = , image_alt = , caption = , system = Mumbai Suburban Railway , locale = Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Palghar district, Maharashtra, India , start = {{rws, Churchgate (south) , end = {{rws, Dahanu Road (north) , stations = 39 , routes = {{Collapsible list, Churchgate – Dahanu Road Churchgate – Virar Churchgate – Vasai Road Churchgate – Bhayander Churchgate – Borivali Churchgate – Malad Ch ...
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List Of Districts Of India
A district ('' zila'') is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. In some cases, districts are further subdivided into sub-divisions, and in others directly into ''tehsils'' or ''talukas''. , there are a total of 766 districts, up from the 640 in the 2011 Census of India and the 593 recorded in the 2001 Census of India. District officials include: * District Magistrate or Deputy Commissioner or District Collector, an officer of the Indian Administrative Service, in charge of administration and revenue collection *Superintendent of Police or Senior Superintendent of Police or Deputy Commissioner of Police, an officer belonging to the Indian Police Service, responsible for maintaining law and order *Deputy Conservator of Forests, an officer belonging to the Indian Forest Service, entrusted with the management of the forests, environment and wildlife of the district Each of these officials is aided by officers from the appropriate branch of the state g ...
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Mumbai
Mumbai (, ; also known as Bombay — List of renamed Indian cities and states#Maharashtra, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian States and union territories of India, state of Maharashtra and the ''de facto'' financial centre of India. According to the United Nations, as of 2018, Mumbai is the List of cities in India by population, second-most populous city in India after Delhi and the List of largest cities, eighth-most populous city in the world with a population of roughly 20 million (2 crore). As per the Indian government population census of 2011, Mumbai was the list of cities in India by population, most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.5 million (1.25 crore) living under the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Mumbai is the centre of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the sixth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population of over 23 million ...
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