13 Facts About Parbhani


Parbhani is a city in Maharashtra state of India.

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Parbhani is home to Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Agricultural University, which is one of only four agriculture universities in Maharashtra.

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Parbhani was for over 650 years under Muslim rule, under the Deccan sultanates, the Mughals and later the Nizam of Hyderabad.

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Parbhani was one of the three cities of Maharashtra state to get the rank, along with Bhusawal, and Bhiwandi.

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Parbhani district is uniformly laid by the Deccan lava flows in the form of horizontally bedded sheets, similar to Deccan trap formation of basaltic composition.

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Since the 1970s, Parbhani has proved itself as the hub of educational, research, and extension activities.

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Temples in Parbhani include Shree Motha Maruti a temple of Lord Hanuman, Shree Supari Hanuman Mandir, Jabreshwar, Ashtbhuja Mandir, Pardeshwar Temple and Beleshwar Temple of Lord Mahadev, Shri Siddhivinayak Ganpati Temple of lord Ganesha, Nagraj Temple, and a temple of Maata Hingulambika.

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Churches in Parbhani Include Christ Gospel Church, Church of the Nazarene, Good News Church, New Apostolic Church.

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Parbhani railway station is a railway junction situated on Secunderabad–Manmad section of South Central Railway zone.

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Parbhani Junction has many facilities, such as baggage check, metal detectors, VIP Lounge, parking, ATMs, ATVM, canteen, fruit stalls, book stalls, Indian Post, foot overbridges, water for passengers, milk dairy, television, wifi network, etc.

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Central Bus Station of Parbhani connects Parbhani to other states of India, such as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

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Economy of Parbhani is largely depended on agriculture, and agribusiness.

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Since 1989, Parbhani is stronghold of Shiv Sena both in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections and in Lok Sabha elections for Indian Parliament.

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