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Dhanora (Mahasiddha)

Location in Maharashtra, India

Coordinates: 21°02′33″N 76°27′51″E / 21.0426°N 76.4641°E / 21.0426; 76.4641Coordinates: 21°02′33″N 76°27′51″E / 21.0426°N 76.4641°E / 21.0426; 76.4641

Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Buldana
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH-28

Dhanora,, is a village in Jalgaon Jamod tehsil of Buldhana district of Maharashtra, India. It is famous for its fair of Mahasiddha Maharaj. It is also known locally as Dhanora (Mahasiddha) to distinguish it from several other villages named Dhanora.

Dhanora is situated 6 km north-west from Asalgaon on Maharashtra State Highway 194. It is connected to Asalgaon with metalled road.

The yearly fair at Dhanora is one of the significant fairs in Buldhana district. The district gazetteer originally printed in 1910 notes it as the second largest annual fair in the district second only to the fair at Deulgaon Raja. This fair was then too attended by people from distant places like Nashik and Pune.[1]

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