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Jalgaon Jamod

Jalgaon Jamod
Jalgaon Jamod is located in Maharashtra
Jalgaon Jamod
Jalgaon Jamod
Location in Maharashtra, India
Country India
State Maharashtra
District Buldhana
Elevation 291 m (955 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 32,520
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 00-91-07266
Vehicle registration MH 28
Lok Sabha constituency Buldhana
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jalgaon Jamod

Jalgaon Jamod is a tehsil and a municipal council town situated in the north of Buldhana district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located near Satpuda ranges and is on the border of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.


  • Geography 1
    • Borders 1.1
    • Natural 1.2
  • Satpuda 2
  • History 3
  • Education 4
  • Pilgrimage 5
  • Transport 6
  • Political 7
  • Important places 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10


The town is situated at the base of Satpura Range, about 20 km from Satpuda.



Purna is the largest river in the tehsil which is also largest in the District. There is the satpuda mountain ranges in the northern part of the tehsil. Rajura and Gorada are the famous dam at satpuda ranges. Both are natural dam. It is enriched with the green beauty of SATPUDA rows


The satpuda range extends from Jalgaon - Gatchiroli, the way consist of 3 famous points called as 1st mori, 2nd mori, and the last one 3rd mori. The last one has become a famous picnic point of the locals, they used to go there and hang around, because it has a small natural small pond and a very beautiful surrounding.


The name Jalgaon is combination of two Hindi[1] words, Jal and Gaon that means village of water. This name came because of heavy water resources around the town. The name 'Jalgaon Jamod' developed because of a small village called 'Jamod' near to Jalgaon. The name 'Jamod' is given by Mughal emperors after 1630 AD, when Mughal emperor[2] Shahjahan's wife Mumtaz Mahal[3] was traveling with Shah Jahan's[4] earlier military campaigns. She started facing Pregnancy complications[5] in Jamod which led to death in Burhanpur[6] city near to Jalgaon Jamod. After this incident Mughals started calling the village as Ja-e-Maut (place of Death). Ja-e-Maut was Persian word later called as Ja-maut, Ja-mod or Jamod by locals. In August 1905 it was part of then Akola District and was transferred to Buldhana district along with Khamgaon tehsil.[7] As per Ain-e-Akbari, it was a Pargana town in the Sarkar (then district) of Narnala of Berar Subah.[8]

Municipality at Jalgaon was established in 1931.[9]


There are following schools and colleges in Jalgaon (Jamod):

  • Satpuda Shikshan Sanstha is the leading education society in Buldana District. It includes many divisions like BSc Agri, Agricultural Polytech., Satpuda Convent Of scholars, B.Tech, KVK. (
  • The New Era High School: Divisions up to Std XII Arts and Science. The New Era High School has developed its own website.
  • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Vidyalay: Divisions up to Std XII
  • Shripad Krina Kolhatkar Mahavidyalay: Divisions for BA and BCom
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra: Divisions for Bsc Agriculture
  • divasi Ashram Shala: for adivasi student for them accommodation is provided there itself.
  • Al-Farhan Urdu High School, Jalgaon Jamod
  • Swami Vivekanand Rashtriya Dnyanpeeth is English medium school up to 10th standard and for 11th and 12th std English medium commerce is also available.


  • "Shri Trimbkeshwar Sansthan, Kakanvada" is very old temple of Lord Mahadev which is 24KM from Jalgaon Jamod. It is copy of Trimbkeshwar.
  • "Jama Masjid Jalgaon" is one of the oldest mosque in the area. It was built by "Hasan Bin Malik" in 1049 AH. The Inside structure of mosque is the example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian and Indian architectural styles.
  • Dhanora is the religious place where is the famous temple of Mahasiddha Maharaj. Every year in month of February(magh Hindu calendar) fair is organised in dhanora which is one of the biggest festival.
  • Palsi Supo is another religious place with the temple of Supo Maharaj. There is held a fair on each Sunday of Pausha month of Hindu calendar.
  • The Raja Bartari Temple is one of the oldest temple in India. There are only two temples of this all over the country.
  • Gajanan Maharaj Temple is built in jalgaon jamod which is holy place.
  • Jalaram Mandir is built in jalgaon jamod which is holy place.
  • Shri sant sakharam maharaj mandir of sakharampur(elora)
  • There are also other temples such as Sakharam Maharaj Mandir.
  • Kherda- The Temple of Kapil muni Maharaj located 6 km from Jalgaon
  • In Sungaon there is a place at Satpuda ranges and a famous Temple of Lord Avajisiddha is here.
  • Datta mandir is one of the oldest temple in the city which is situated near the river in the city.
  • sulaj jagadamba mata maindir the oldest tempale


There is no railway track in the tehsil. Nandura on Bhusawal - Badnera section of Bhusawal Division of Central Railway is a nearby railway Station.

The main means of travel are the roadways. State Highway no.194 connecting to Nandura and Jalgaon Jamod is the main road. Others are the road going to Burhanpur from Jalgaon Jamod and other is Khandvi - Muktainagar road going via Kurha. State Highway 195 connects Jalgagon Jamod to MH SH 24 via Sangrampur - Telhara.

Sungaon is village for Avajisidha Maharaj Yatra which was organized at 3rd week of Feb. this is a one of the oldest one temple in the Maharashtra From Jalgaon Jamod Depo long distance buses is available.


  • Jalgaon Jamod is a part of Buldana Loksabha constituency. Mr. Prataprao Jadhao of Shivasena is the Member of parliament

of this constituency.

  • Mr. Sanjay Kute of BJP (Second Term) is the Member of Vidhan Sabha. He is also district president for BJP. He has changed complete face of politics in this constituency
  • Mr. Dattatray Patil (commonly known as-Datta Patil) is a very well known political person in this region, who is one of the few politically strong leaders of Shivsena in Buldana Loksabha constituency.
  • Mr. Krushanrao Ganpatrao Ingle (Krushanrao Ingle) is the Ex Member of Legislative Assembly.
  • Dr. Sau. Swatitai Wakekar is President of Nagar Parishad Jalgaon Jamod(2011-now), who became the youngest president of Jalgaon Nagar Parishad.

Important places

  • Asalgaon is the main market place in the tehsil where Tuesday is the weekly day of market.
  • Pimpalgaon Kale is another market place situated on Khandvi-Kurha road.
  • Manegaon is the Gateway to tehsil situated on state highway 194.
  • Khandvi is a main junction from where one can go west to Jalgaon (Khandesh) and to Burhanpur (Madhya Pradesh).
  • Kherda- The Temple of Kapil muni Maharaj located 6 km away from Jalgaon
  • Sungaon- 7 km from Jalgaon jamod. A beautiful Place at Satpuda ranges.
  • In the satpura rivers & natural seens are there.


  1. ^ Hindi
  2. ^ Mughal emperors
  3. ^ Mumtaz Mahal
  4. ^ Shah Jahan
  5. ^ Complications of pregnancy
  6. ^ Burhanpur
  7. ^ "Buldhana District Gazatte 1976". Retrieved 4 February 2010. 
  8. ^ Imperial Gazetteer2 of India, Volume 14, page 27 - Imperial Gazetteer of India - Digital South Asia Library
  9. ^ "Buldhana District Gazatte 1976 - Places". Retrieved 4 February 2010. 

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