Location: Malegaon Washim
Malegaon is a mid-sized town and the headquarters of Malegaon taluka in Washim subdivision of Washim district of Maharashtra state in India.
Malegaon is a mid-sized town and the headquarters of Malegaon taluka in Washim subdivision of Washim district of Maharashtra state in India. It is located on state highway joining south-east Maharashtra and Vidarbha to southern India. Malegaon is on the main road which is between Washim and Mehkar. It is a major junction for road-based transport.
In medieval Prakrit, “Malla” was associated with Wrestler, thus how this town got its name. Also, its strategic location made it famous and sometimes known as the gateway for Nijam Shahi and Mughals and it was a famous place where Shivaji Maharaj mostly had come for Malneshwar Shivling Darshan. In Malegaon, there is a college named Ramrao Zhanak College of Arts, Sciences, and Commerce.
There are lots of temples in the Malegaon area such as Nagartas Devi Sansthan, Davha, and Malneshwar Temple.
There is a legend that during the medieval period this town was the center of wrestling in the Vidarbha and Marathwada region.
People speak a very fluent language and live in equality and cooperate with each other.
Now in modern days, it is famous for the cultivation of pulses, soya, wheat and other agricultural products. Another distinction is between the excellent printing industry this town offers. It is famous in all its neighboring districts.
Malegaon (Washim) Bus travel is a popular mode of transport in the city of Malegaon (Washim). There are over 3 operators who run their buses in the city of Malegaon (Washim). Malegaon (Washim) is also a popular tourist destination, and many people visit it to experience the sights located in the city.
Place of interest
• Balaji Mandir
• Balaji Talao
• Daridrya Harana Tirtha
• Gudeshvara Temple