| ?Nagpur नागपुर|
Maharashtra • India
|Nickname: Orange city|
Zero Mile stone located in Nagpur. Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|218 km² (84 sq mi)|
• 310 m (1,017 ft)
• 11,101 /km² (28,751 /sq mi)
|Language(s)||Marathi, Hindi, English|
|Mayor||Mrs. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Indian Standard Time ( IST) is the time observed throughout India and Sri Lanka, with a Time offset of UTC+530. UTC+530 is the Timezone for Indian Standard Time Sri Lanka Time The geography of India is diverse with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts plains rainforests hills and plateaus The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. To help compare different Orders of magnitude and geographical regions we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km² This is a list of unofficial or quasi-official regions of India Vidarbha (Marathi विदर्भ is the eastern region of Maharashtra state made up of Nagpur Division and Amravati Division. A district is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. Nagpur district is a district of Maharashtra state in central India. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The Constitution of India envisages Hindi as the primary official language to be used by the Union Government, with English as the subsidiary official language Marathi (mr मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of what is considered western India. Hindi ( Devanāgarī: hi [[wiktहिन्दी हिन्दी]] or hi [[wiktहिंदी हिंदी]] IAST:, IPA:) is English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Mayatai Iwanate|
|Municipal Commissioner||Mr. Sanjay Sethi|
|Founded||Early 18th century |
Seal of Nagpur नागपुर
Coordinates: Nāgpur (Hindi/Marathi: नागपुर) is the largest city in central India (2001 Census) and the second capital of the state of Maharashtra. A Postal Index Number or PIN or Pincode is the post office numbering or Post code system used by India Post the Indian Postal For the past decade or so telecommunication activities have gained momentum in India KA-19-P-8488jpg|thumb|270px|Close up of a licence plate used in Mangalore, Karnataka. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Hindi ( Devanāgarī: hi [[wiktहिन्दी हिन्दी]] or hi [[wiktहिंदी हिंदी]] IAST:, IPA:) is Marathi (mr मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of what is considered western India. India is a union of states comprising twenty-eight states and seven union territories. Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. It is headquarter of Nagpur district and Nagpur division. Nagpur district is a district of Maharashtra state in central India. Nagpur Division is one of six administrative divisions of Maharashtra state in India. Nagpur UA population 2,420,000; is 13th largest urban conglomeration in India and 114th largest city  in world. It ranks as 143rd largest urban area in world in terms of population.  It is the seat of annual winter session of Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha. The Maharashtra state assembly the Vidhan Sabha (महाराष्ट्र विधान सभा is the Bicameral legislature of the Indian The city is the commercial and political center of the state's eastern Vidarbha region. Vidarbha (Marathi विदर्भ is the eastern region of Maharashtra state made up of Nagpur Division and Amravati Division. Nagpur lies in central India with Zero mile marker located here. Zero mile markers were markers where drivers could set their odometers to follow directions in early Guide books Also known as Control stations or control  City was founded by Gond people but later became part of Maratha Empire under Bhonsle. The Gondi (Gōndi are a people in central India. The Gondi or Gond people are spread over the states of Madhya Pradesh, eastern Maharashtra The Maratha Empire ( Marathi: मराठा साम्राज्य Marāṭhā Sāmrājya; also transliterated Mahratta British East India Company took over the city in 19th century and made it the capital of Central Provinces and Berar. The Honourable East India Company ( HEIC) referred to most commonly as the East India Company, also historically and colloquially as John Company, or The Central Provinces and Berar was a province of British India. After first state reorganization, it lost the capital status but was made second capital of Maharashtra. Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. Nagpur is an important location for Dalit Buddhist movement and Hindu nationalist organizations like RSS and VHP. The Dalit Buddhist movement ( Pāli नवयान navayāna as dubbed by certain Ambedkerites in India began with support of Sri Lankan Buddhist monks Hindu nationalism is a nationalist Ideology that sees the modern State of the Republic of India as a Hindu Polity The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक संघ National Volunteers' Organisation) also known as the Sangh or Viśva Hindū Pariṣad ( Devanāgarī: विश्व हिन्दु परिषद World Hindu Council widely Nagpur is strategically important as it is situated at the cross-roads of India's North-South and East-West routes by road, rail and air. National Highway 7, commonly referred to as NH 7, is a busy highway that runs through of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra National Highway 6, commonly referred to as NH_6, is a busy freeway that runs through of south Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh,
The Nag River, which is a tributary of the Kanhan River, flows in a serpentine path and so got its name, "Nag", the Marathi word for cobra. Marathi (mr मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of what is considered western India. Cobras ( are venomous Snakes of the family Elapidae, of several genera, but particularly Naja. The river flows through the old city of Nagpur and so the city derived its name from this river, 'Nag'+'pur'. "Pur" is common suffix given to cities, villages and towns across India, and is often simply translated "city".  The seal of Nagpur Municipal Corporation depicts a cobra in the water of a river. Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC is the civic body that governs the city of Nagpur. Cobras ( are venomous Snakes of the family Elapidae, of several genera, but particularly Naja. Nagpur is famous for growing oranges from which it derives it's nickname Orange city. An orange —specifically the sweet orange —is the Citrus fruit Citrus sinensis ( syn 
Nagpur has a mean altitude of 310 meters above sea level. Mean sea level (MSL is the average (mean height of the Sea, with reference to a suitable reference surface  Climate is dry or mildly humid as Nagpur is located at centre of Indian peninsula far from Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea. This article deals with the geophysical region in Asia For geopolitical treatments see South Asia. The Bay of Bengal is a bay that forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean. The Arabian Sea ( Arabic: بحر العرب transliterated: Baḥr al-'Arab Sanskrit: सिन्धु सागर transliterated: Nagpur city receives an annual rainfall of 1,205 mm (47. 44 in) from monsoon rains during June to September. A monsoon is a seasonal prevailing wind which lasts for several months  The highest recorded rainfall was 304 mm on July 14, 1994.  Summers are extremely hot lasting from March to June, with maximum temperatures in May. Winter lasts from November to January with temperatures dropping below 10°C (50°F).  The highest recorded temperature in the city was 48. 6 °C (119. The Celsius Temperature scale was previously known as the centigrade scale. 5 °F) on 1954-05-26, while the lowest was 3 °C. Fahrenheit is a temperature scale named after Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736 a German Physicist who proposed it in 1724 Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) Events 451 - The Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Empire takes place The Celsius Temperature scale was previously known as the centigrade scale.
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Human existence around present day Nagpur city can be traced back 3000 years to 8th century BC. Menhir burial sites at Drugdhamna(near Mhada colony) indicate megalithic culture existed around Nagpur and is still followed in present times. The first reference to the name Nagpur is found in a 10th century copper-plate inscription discovered at Devali in the neighbouring Wardha district. Indian copper plate inscriptions play an important role in the reconstruction of the history of India. Wardha District is located in Maharashtra state of India. It contains the city of Wardha. The inscription is a record of grant of a village situated in the visaya (district) of Nagpura-Nandivardhana during time of Rastrakuta king Krsna III in the Saka year 862 (940 CE). The Rashtrakuta Dynasty ( Sanskrit: राष्ट्रकूट rāṣṭrakūṭa, Kannada: ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಕೂಟ was a royal The Shalivahana era, also known as the Saka era, is used with Hindu calendars the Indian national calendar, and the Cambodian Buddhist calendar  Inscription found at Ramtek show that during the 12th century AD Nagpur and its surrounding regions formed the part of the thickly wooded country called Jhadimandala under Yadavas of Devagiri.  However, tradition ascribes the founding of Nagpur to Bakht Buland, a prince of the Gond kingdom of Deogarh in the Chhindwara district. The Gondi (Gōndi are a people in central India. The Gondi or Gond people are spread over the states of Madhya Pradesh, eastern Maharashtra WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Deogarh, also known as Devgarh, is a village in Chhindwara District of the Indian Chhindwara district is one of the districts of Madhya Pradesh state of India, and Chhindwara town is the district headquarters In 1743, the Maratha leader Raghoji Bhonsle of Vidarbha established himself at Nagpur, after conquering the territories of Deogarh, Chanda and Chhattisgarh by 1751. The Marāthās ( Marathi: mr मराठा also Mahrattas) form an Indo Aryan group of Hindu Warriors hailing mostly from the present-day Raghoji I Bhonsle (died 1755 was a Maratha general who took control of the Nagpur Kingdom in east-central India. In Hinduism, Chanda is a monster that Chamunda Devi killed It is also a popular name in the Hindu community Chhattisgarh ( Chhattisgarhi / Hindi: छत्तीसगढ़ tʃʰət̪t̪iːsgəɽʰ, a state in central India, formed when the sixteen After Raghoji's death in 1755, his son and successor Janoji was forced to acknowledge the effective supremacy of the Maratha Peshwa of Pune in 1769. The Peshwa ( Marathi:पेशवा plural Peshwe, Marathi:पेशवे were Brahmin Prime Ministers to the Maratha Regardless, the Nagpur state continued to grow. The Kingdom of Nagpur was a kingdom in east-central India founded by the Gond rulers of Deogarh in the early 18th century Janoji's successor Mudhoji I (d. 1788) came to power in 1785 and bought Mandla and the upper Narmada valley from the Peshwa between 1796 and 1798, after which Raghoji II (d. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Mandla ( Hindi:मंडला is a city and a Municipality in Mandla district in The Narmada नर्मदा Gujarati નર્મદા or Nerbudda (Narbada is a river in central India and the fifth largest river in the Indian subcontinent Raghoji II Bhonsle was the Maratha ruler of the Kingdom of Nagpur in Central India from 1788 to 1816 1816) acquired Hoshangabad, the larger part of Saugor and Damoh. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Hoshangabad is a city and a Municipality in Hoshangabad district in the Indian state Sagar (Saugar ( Hindi: सागर Urdu: ساگر called the city of lakes is a city in Madhya Pradesh state of central India WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Damoh Hindi: दमोह Urdu: دموہ) is a city in the Sagar Division Under Raghoji II, Nagpur covered what is now the east of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, and parts of Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. Orissa (ଓଡ଼ିଶା is a state located on the east coast of India, by the Bay of Bengal. Madhya Pradesh (abbreviated as MP) ( Hindī: मध्य प्रदेश pronounced, Translation: Middle Province) often Jharkhand ( Hindi: झारखंड Bengali: ঝাড়খণ্ডdʒʰaːɽkʰəɳɖ is a state in eastern India.
In 1803 Raghoji II joined the Peshwas against the British in the Second Anglo-Maratha War. The Second Anglo-Maratha War (1803 - 1805 was the second conflict between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in India. The British prevailed, and Raghoji was forced to cede Cuttack, Sambalpur, and part of Berar. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Cuttack ( Oriya: କଟକ)(कटक (derived from the Sanskrit word 'Kataka' which signifies Sambalpur is a city in the western region of Orissa. It is the headquarter of Sambalpur District. After Raghoji II's death in 1816, his son Parsaji was deposed and murdered by Mudhoji II. Mudhoji II Bhonsle, also known as Appa Sahib, ruled the Kingdom of Nagpur in central India from 1816-1818 Despite the fact that he had entered into a treaty with the British in the same year, Mudhoji joined the Peshwa in the Third Anglo-Maratha War in 1817 against the British, but was forced to cede the rest of Berar to the Nizam of Hyderabad, and parts of Saugor and Damoh, Mandla, Betul, Seoni and the Narmada valley to the British after suffering a defeat at Sitabuldi in modern-day Nagpur city. The Third Anglo-Maratha War ( 1817 - 1818) was a final and decisive conflict between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in Hyderābād and Berar (హైదరాబాదు حیدر آباد under the Nizams was the largest Princely state in the erstwhile Indian Empire WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Mandla ( Hindi:मंडला is a city and a Municipality in Mandla district in Betul may refer to Betul Madhya Pradesh, India Betul District, India Betul Goa, India Betul River Seoni redirects here for a town in Shimla District see Seoni (Himachal Pradesh. The Sitabuldi fort was the site of a fierce battle between the British and the Bhonsle of Nagpur in 1817. The battle was a turning point as it laid the foundations of the downfall of the Bhonsles and paved the way for the British acquisition of Nagpur city. Mudhoji was deposed after a temporary restoration to the throne, after which the British placed Raghoji III the grandchild of Raghoji II, on the throne. During the rule of Raghoji III (which lasted till 1840), the region was administered by a British resident. In 1853, the British took control of Nagpur after Raghoji III died without leaving a heir.
From 1853 to 1861, the Nagpur Province (which consisted of the present Nagpur region, Chhindwara, and Chhatisgarh) became part of the Central Provinces and Berar and came under the administration of a commissioner under the British central government, with Nagpur as its capital. Nagpur Province was a province of British India that covered parts of present-day Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Chhattisgarh states The Central Provinces and Berar was a province of British India. Berar was added in 1903. Tata group started the country's first textile mill at Nagpur, formally known as Central India Spinning and Weaving Company Ltd. The company was popularly known as "Empress Mills" as it was inaugurated on 1 January 1877, the day queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India. Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901 was from 20 June 1837 the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Political activity in Nagpur during India's freedom struggle included hosting of two annual sessions of the Indian National Congress. Indian National Congress-I (also known as the Congress Party and abbreviated INC) is a major Political party in India. Non-cooperation movement was launched in the Nagpur session of 1920. The non-cooperation movement (असहयोग आन्दोलन was the first-ever series of nationwide people's movements of Nonviolent resistance and Civil Disobedience In 1925,K. B. Hedgewar founded RSS, a Hindu nationalist organization in Nagpur with an idea of creating a Hindu nation. Keshava Baliram Hedgewar (केशव बळीराम हेडगेवार ( April 1, 1889 – June 21 1940) was the founder of the The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक संघ National Volunteers' Organisation) also known as the Sangh or Hindu nationalism is a nationalist Ideology that sees the modern State of the Republic of India as a Hindu Polity
After Indian Independence in 1947, Central Provinces and Berar became a province of India, and in 1950 became the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, again with Nagpur as its capital. India 's Independence Day is celebrated on August 15 to commemorate its independence from the British rule and its birth as a Sovereign nation India is a union of states comprising twenty-eight states and seven union territories. Madhya Pradesh (abbreviated as MP) ( Hindī: मध्य प्रदेश pronounced, Translation: Middle Province) often However when the Indian states were reorganized along linguistic lines in 1956, the Nagpur region and Berar were transferred to Bombay state, which in 1960 was split between the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. The State of Bombay is a former state of India. During British rule, portions of the western coast of India under direct British rule were part of the Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. Gujarat (ગુજરાત Gujǎrāt, pronounced) is a state in western India. At a formal public ceremony on October 14, 1956 in Nagpur B. R. Ambedkar along with his supporters converted to Buddhism starting Dalit Buddhist movement which is still active. Events 1066 - Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings - In England on Senlac Hill seven miles from Hastings, the forces Year 1956 ( MCMLVI) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar ( Marathi:डॊभीमराव रामजी आंबेडकर ( April 14, 1891 — December 6, 1956 The Dalit Buddhist movement ( Pāli नवयान navayāna as dubbed by certain Ambedkerites in India began with support of Sri Lankan Buddhist monks In 1994, city witnessed its most violent day in modern times due to Gowari stampede deaths. The 1994 Gowari stampede occurred at Nagpur, India on November 23, 1994 in which 114 people from the Gowari community were killed
Also see: Nagpur state
Nagpur city lies on the Deccan plateau of Indian Peninsula. The underlying rock strata is covered with alluvial deposits resulting from the flood plain of the Kanhan River. In some places these give rise to granular sandy soil. However, in low lying areas which are poorly drained, the soil is alluvial clay with poor permeability characteristics. In eastern part of city crystalline metamorphic rocks such as gneiss, schist and granites are found. Metamorphic rock is the result of the transformation of an existing rock type the protolith, in a process called Metamorphism, which means "change In the Northern part of the city, yellowish sand stones and clays of the lower Gondwana formations are found. Gondwana (ɡɒnˈdwɑːnə originally Gondwanaland) was a southern Supercontinent that existed about 500 to 200 Ma ago 
Nagpur city is dotted with many natural and man made lakes with Ambazari lake being the largest of all. Other natural lakes include Futala lake, Gorewada Lake and Telangkhedi lake. Gorewada Lake is situated on the north-west corner of Nagpur city Sonegaon lake along with Gandhisagar lake are man-made lakes creted by cities historical rulers. Nag river, Pilli nadi along with various nallas form the natural drainage pattern for city. A stream is a body of Water with a current, confined within a bed and stream-banks  
Nagpur is administered by Nagpur Municipal Corporation(NMC) along with Nagpur Improvement trust(NIT). Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC is the civic body that governs the city of Nagpur. The city is divided in 10 zones and which are in turn divided into wards. Each ward is represented by a corporator. NMC comprises 136 corporators majority of whom are elected in local elections. Local Elections vary widely across Jurisdictions In Electoral systems that roughly follow the Westminster model, a terminology has evolved NMC and NIT together are in charge of the civic and infrastructure needs along with development of new areas.
Winter Session of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly assembles in Vidhan Bhavan during the month of December. The Maharashtra state assembly the Vidhan Sabha (महाराष्ट्र विधान सभा is the Bicameral legislature of the Indian  In addition, a bench of the Bombay High Court is located in the city. History & Premises The Bombay High Court (मुंबई उच्च न्यायालय was inaugurated on August 14, 1862. . Nagpur is an important city for the scientific community as it is headquarters of number of national level scientific and governmental establishments like NEERI, Central Institute of Cotton Research (CICR), National Research Centre for Citrus, National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Aluminium Research and Development Centre, Indian Bureau of Mines, India's Intellectual Property Training Institute, the National Academy of Direct Taxes, the Chief Controller of Explosives of the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation, and regional office of the Indian Meteorological Department. The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI is a research institute created and funded by Government of India. The India Meteorological Department (IMD also referred to as the Met Office is a Government of India organisation that is responsible for meteorological observations weather
The Nagpur Police is headed by Police Commissioner, who is an IPS officer. Nagpur police is the law enforcement and investigation division of Indian Police Service with jurisdiction over Nagpur district and Nagpur city Police Commissioner (or Commissioner of Police) is the title of the chief officer of many law enforcement agencies. The Nagpur Police comes under the state Home Ministry. The city is divided into three police zones each headed by a Deputy Commissioner of Police(DCP). Also there are separate DCPs each for traffic and cyber crime. The Nagpur Fire Brigade department is headed by the Chief Fire Officer, who is assisted by Deputy Chief Fire Officers. Nagpur also has National fire service college.
Nagpur is also an important city for the Indian armed forces. It is headquarter of Maintenance command of Indian Air Force. The Indian Air Force (Devanāgarī भारतीय वायु सेना IAST Bhartiya Vāyu Senā is the air arm of the Armed Forces of India and has the Indian Army's Ordinance factory and staff college are located on west side of city. The Indian Army (Bharatiya Thalsena भारतीय थाल्सेना is one of the armed forces of India and has the responsibility for land-based Nagpur's suburb Kamptee has cantonment of Regimental center of Indian Army's Brigade made up of National Cadet Corps' Officers' Training School, Institute of Military Law and other establishments. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Kamthi (previously spelled Kamptee) is a city and a Municipal council in Nagpur district Nagpur's National Civil defense College provides civil defense and disaster management training to pupils from all over India and abroad. Indian Air Force's giant IL-76 transport planes nicknamed "Gajraj" are based in Nagpur.
Marathi, official language of Maharashtra is most widely-spoken language in Nagpur. Marathi (mr मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of what is considered western India. Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. Varhadi dialect of Marathi is spoken in and around Nagpur city. Marathi (mr मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of what is considered western India. Hindi is also spoken. Hindi ( Devanāgarī: hi [[wiktहिन्दी हिन्दी]] or hi [[wiktहिंदी हिंदी]] IAST:, IPA:) is In 2001, the urban population was 2,129,500, and there were around 410,000 households in the city. 7,26,664 people lived in slums making Nagpur second most slum populated city in Maharashtra after Mumbai. A slum, as defined by the United Nations agency UN-HABITAT, is a run-down area of a city characterized by substandard housing and squalor and lacking in tenure security Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for around 25% of the population. Scheduled Castes ("SC"s and Scheduled Tribes ("ST"s are Indian population groupings that are explicitly recognized by the Constitution of Scheduled Castes ("SC"s and Scheduled Tribes ("ST"s are Indian population groupings that are explicitly recognized by the Constitution of The sex ratio was 936 females per 1000 males. In Anthropology and Demography, the human sex ratio is the Sex ratio for Homo sapiens (i Around 99. 4% of the population was engaged in non-agricultural activities, attesting to the overwhelmingly urban character of Nagpur city.  The city's main jail is the Nagpur Central Jail. The number of migrants to Nagpur from outside Maharashtra during the 1991-2001 decade was 2. Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. 1 lakh making Nagpur 4th most favored destination in state. A lakh (also written lac, and lackh in an Indian english language news source India PR Wire 8 Oct '08 is a unit in the Indian numbering system equal to 
The food culture in Vidarbha is quite distinct from rest of Maharashtra. Deekshabhoomi is in the city of Nagpur in the state of Maharashtra in India. The Dalit Buddhist movement ( Pāli नवयान navayāna as dubbed by certain Ambedkerites in India began with support of Sri Lankan Buddhist monks Vidarbha (Marathi विदर्भ is the eastern region of Maharashtra state made up of Nagpur Division and Amravati Division. Maharashtra ( Marathi: mahārāṣṭra, IPA) is a state located on the western coast of India. Nagpur is famous for it Saoji restaurants. Saoji food is very spicy but not harmful to the body, as the process of cooking has been modified to overcome any health problems.
Prominent cultural and literary societies in Nagpur include Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh(for development of Marathi), Vidarbha Rashtrabhasha Prachar Samiti (promotion and spreading Hindi) and Vidarbha Hindi Sahitya Sammelan (for promoting Hindi). Marathi (mr मराठी Marāṭhī) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of what is considered western India. Hindi ( Devanāgarī: hi [[wiktहिन्दी हिन्दी]] or hi [[wiktहिंदी हिंदी]] IAST:, IPA:) is Hindi ( Devanāgarī: hi [[wiktहिन्दी हिन्दी]] or hi [[wiktहिंदी हिंदी]] IAST:, IPA:) is The Nagpur central museum (estb 1863) maintains collections are mainly for Vidarbha region.  The South Central Cultural Centre also actively sponsors various other cultural events in Nagpur city, such as the Orange City Craft Mela and Folk Dance Festival, which is noted for its numerous folk-dances.  City was judged as the cleanest and second greenest in India after Bangalore. Bangalore ( officially Bengaluru ( Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು) is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.  The Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground (VCA) in Nagpur is one of the nine test venues in the country. Records Test Highest team total: 609/6 dec by India against Zimbabwe in 2000/01 A new stadium of VCA is coming up on Wardha road which boasts a seating capacity of 80,000 people. . INOX Nagpur (area:45,000 square feet) is the first multiplex in city. For the fictional character called Megaplex see Megaplex (Transformers. The present day Maharajbagh zoo was originally a garden developed by the Bhonsle rulers. Maharajbagh zoo is the central Zoo of Nagpur, India. The zoo is located in the heart of the city and has been built on the garden of the Bhonsle . Government of Maharashtra has approved a new safari park of international standards besides Gorewada Lake. Maharashtra, a state in India has had a separate state government since it came into existence as a separate state in 1960. A safari park is a Zoo -like commercial tourist attraction where visitors can drive in their own vehicles and observe the wildlife rather than viewing animals in cages or small Gorewada Lake is situated on the north-west corner of Nagpur city
Nagpur is known for staying calm during communal conflicts in India.  Deekshabhoomi, the largest hollow stupa, is located in Nagpur. Deekshabhoomi is in the city of Nagpur in the state of Maharashtra in India. A stupa (from Sanskrit and Pāli: m स्तूप stūpa, literally meaning "heap" is a mound-like structure containing Buddhist It is an important place of dalit buddhist movement. The Dalit Buddhist movement ( Pāli नवयान navayāna as dubbed by certain Ambedkerites in India began with support of Sri Lankan Buddhist monks Sri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir and Shri Mahalaxmi Devi temple of Koradi are important Hindu temples. Several important religious events are observed in the city throughout the year. Ram Navami is celebrated in Nagpur with shobha yatra which a massive procession of floats depicting various events from the Ramayana. Ram Navami ( IAST Rāma-navamī) is a Hindu Vaishnava holiday which falls on the ninth day of the Hindu lunar year (thus named The Rāmāyaṇa ( Devanāgarī: sa रामायण is an ancient Sanskrit epic attributed to the Hindu sage ( Maharishi) Valmiki Like the rest of India, Nagpurkars celebrate major Hindu festivals like Diwali, Holi and Dussera with fervour and enthusiasm. Diwali, or Deepavali, (also called Tihar and Swanti in Nepal (Markiscarali is a major Indian and Nepalese festival and a significant Holi ( or language|Bhojpuri]] also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring Festival observed in India, Dasara, also called "Navaratri" is among the most important festivals celebrated in India. Celebrations lasting for several days are held on Ganesh Chaturthi and Durga Puja festivals in virtually every small locality in the city. Ganesha Chaturthi ( IAST: Gaṇeśa Caturthī Devanagari: गणेश चतुर्थी or Ganesha Festival is a day on which Lord Ganesha In Hinduism, Durga ("the inaccessible" or "the invincible" or Maa Durga (Mother Durga is a form of Devi, the supreme Goddess This article is about Hinduism. Puja or "pooja" may also refer to certain devotional practices performed by Balmikis Buddhists (see Processions are also held on important festivals of other religions such as Eid e Milad, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Mahavir Jayanti and Moharram. The Religion of Sikhism preaches that there is one God but that he is formless In Jainism, Mahavir Jayanti is the most important religious Holiday. Muharram ( Arabic: ar محرم is the first month of the Islamic calendar.
Nagpur also plays host to a variety of cultural events throughout the year. A week long Kalidas Festival organized by Maharashtra government. Maharashtra, a state in India has had a separate state government since it came into existence as a separate state in 1960. South Central Zone Cultural Centre acts as a venue for a series of music and dance performances by such artistes of national repute as Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is a highly acclaimed Indian Sarod player and Composer. Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt (b Rajasthan, India, 1952 is an exponent of Hindustani music (North Indian classical music 
Nagpur has been the center of commerce in the Vidarbha region since early days and is an important trading location. Nagpur's economy is now recovering from past slowdown and city has attracted Rupees 5,000 crore in investment in 2004. The rupee (रुपया ( code: INR) is the Currency of India. . During the slowdown, state and central government offices were a major source of employment in the city. Nagpur regional office of Reserve Bank of India was opened on September 10, 1956. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक is the Central bank of India, and was established on April The Butibori industrial area is the largest in all of Asia in terms of area. Butibori is an industrial suburb of Nagpur, India and is developed as 5 Star Industrial district by Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation  The estate's largest unit is of Indo Rama Synthetics, which manufactures synthetic polyester yarn. Other units in Butibori include the power transmission company KEC, Hyundai Unitech, ACC Nihon Castings Ltd. . Koradi & Khaparkheda are 2 thermal power stations located near Nagpur and operated by MSPGCL. A thermal power station is a Power plant in which the prime mover is Steam driven MSPGCL (Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited is the major Power Generating Company in the state of Maharashtra, India.
The Hingna industrial estate located on the western fringes of the city is made up of around 900 small and medium industrial units. Hingna is a town and a Tehsil in Nagpur subdivision of Nagpur district in Nagpur revenue Division in the Berar region in the state The major ones among them are tractor manufacturing plant of Mahindra and Mahindra, casting units of NECO Ltd. (the country's largest casting group), units of International Combustions, Bajaj Auto group, Candico (the SECOND largest confectionery manufacturing plant in India ), Ajanta toothbrushes and Sanvijay Group (largest steel rolling group of companies for long products in Central India). Bajaj Auto is a major Indian Automobile manufacturer It is India's largest and the world's 4th largest two- and three-wheeler maker Company Candico started their operations in 1997 and now they are the Largest Confectionary companies in India. Nagpur is home to ice-cream manufacturer Dinshaws, Indian dry food manufacturer Haldiram's and Ayurvedic product company Vicco. Haldiram's started in Bikaner, India is one of India's largest sweets and snacks manufacturers Ayurveda ( Devanāgarī: आयुर्वॆद the 'science of life' is a system of Traditional medicine native to India, and practiced in other 
Currently, Nagpur is witnessing an economic boom as "Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur(MIHAN)" is being developed. Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN is an airport project for Dr MIHAN will be used for handling heavy cargo coming from south east Asia and Middle east Asia. Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN is an airport project for Dr Project will also include Rupees 10,000 crore Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for Information Technology (IT) companies. The rupee (रुपया ( code: INR) is the Currency of India. A crore is a unit in the Indian numbering system and was formerly a unit in the Persian numbering system still widely used in Bangladesh, India, Maldives A Special Economic Zone ( SEZ) is a geographical region that has economic laws that are more liberal than a country's typical economic laws Information technology ( IT) as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA is "the study design development implementation support
Nagpur is a major education centre in Central India. Nagpur has both "municipal schools"; (run by the NMC) and private schools (run by trusts or individuals), which in some cases receive financial aid from the government. City has 10+2+3/4 plan which is followed by Junior college and later degree course. The term junior college refers to different educational institutions in different countries Founded in 1923, Nagpur University is one of the oldest in the country and has geographical jurisdiction over the five districts of Nagpur division in addition to giving affiliation to hundreds of colleges. The Nagpur University also known as Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University was established on August 4, 1923 in the city of Nagpur Nagpur has three medical colleges and Maharashtra Animal and Sciences University(MAFSU) for animal sciences Nagpur has several engineering colleges which provide education in various specialty courses. Medical education A medical school or faculty of medicine is a Tertiary educational institution—or part of such an institution—that teaches Medicine Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) which is now a deemed university. Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT Nagpur, also referred to as NIT Nagpur (formerly known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE Nagpur Nagpur has India's only National Fire Service College that providing graduation course in Fire Engineering and Laxminarayan Institute of Technology (LIT) which one of few colleges for chemical engineering. Chemical engineering is the branch of Engineering that deals with the application of Physical science (e Institute of Management Technology also has college in Nagpur. Institute of Management Technology (IMT is one of India's top 10 Business schools.  College of Agriculture in Nagpur provides impetus in agricultural research. City's Raman Science Centre promotes scientific attitude and has 133 seat planetarium. The Raman Science Centre at Nagpur is an interactive Science center affiliated with Mumbai 's Nehru Science Centre. A planetarium is a Theatre built primarily for presenting educational and entertaining shows about Astronomy and the night sky or for training in Celestial navigation
Bhosle Dumb and Deaf School, Bharat Muk Vidyalaya and Residential Blind Boys Institution provide education to physically challenged. Matru Sewa Sangh's Nandanwan school is for physically handicapped and mentally retarded children. Matru Sewa Sangh is an Indian Non-profit organization founded in 1921
Due to its central location in India, the Nagpur Railway Station is an important railway junction and a transit for trains that connect the country lengthwise and breadthwise, especially trains connecting India's four major metropolises (Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Kolkota) located in the four corners of the country. Nagpur is a major education centre in Central India City is also seat of Nagpur University Schools CBSE Transport in Nagpur is important due to Nagpur 's strategic location in central India. The South Eastern Railway is one of the sixteen railway zones in India. Indian Railways (भारतीय रेल Bhāratīya Rail) abbreviated as IR (hi भारे is a Department of the Government of India under the Ministry 
Nagpur is also a major junction for roadways as India's two major national highways (Kanyakumari-Varanasi (NH 7) and Hajira-Kolkata (NH-6)) pass through the city. Varanasi ( Sanskrit: वाराणसी Vārāṇasī, pronunciation) also commonly known as Benares ( or Banaras (बनारस WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Hazira is a town and an Industrial notified area in Surat district in the Indian National Highway 6, commonly referred to as NH_6, is a busy freeway that runs through of south Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh,  One more highway number 69 connect Nagpur to Obaidullaganj near Bhopal. National Highway 69 (India is one of the highways connecting Nagpur in Maharashtra and Obedullaganj near Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. Bhopāl ( Hindi: भोपाल bʰoːpɑːl, Marathi -भोपाळ is a city in central India. Nagpur is at the junction of two Asian Highways namely AH43 Agra to Matara, Sri Lanka and AH46 connecting Kharagpur, India to Dhule, India. The Asian Highway (AH Project is a cooperative project among countries in Asia and Europe and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission AH43 or Asian Highway 43 is a route of the Asian Highway Network, running 1892 miles (3024km from Agra on Asian Highway 1 in India to Agra ( pronounced) (आगरा آگرا is a city on the banks of the Yamuna River in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, Matara, (originally Mahathota) is a city on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, 160 km from Colombo. AH46 is a route of the Asian Highway Network, running 946 miles (1513km from Kharagpur on Asian Highway 45 in West Bengal state of India Kharagpur (KGP (খড়্গপুর is an industrial town in India. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Dhule (धुळे is a city and a Municipal council in Dhule district in northwestern part Auto rickshaws operate in most parts of Nagpur and are the main form of hired transport within the city. An auto rickshaw or tuk tuk ( auto autorick or rickshaw in popular parlance is a Motor vehicle that is one of the chief
Nagpur's Air Traffic Control (ATC) is the busiest in India, with more than 300 international flights flying over the city every day in 2004. Air traffic control ( ATC) is a service provided by ground-based controllers who direct Aircraft on the ground and in the air  In October 2005, Nagpur's erstwhile Sonegaon Airport was declared an international airport and was renamed Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, also known as Sonegaon Airport, is a public domestic and international Airport serving the city of Nagpur  Country's first ever rnational cargo hub, the Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) is planned on the outskirts of the city. Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN is an airport project for Dr 
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