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Faizpur is a city and a municipal council in Yawal taluka in Jalgaon district in the state of Maharashtra, India.[1]

Faizpur
City
Prerna Stambh (inspiration tower) in Dhanaji Nana Mahavidyalaya, Faizpur, which was inaugurated by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in March 1988.
Prerna Stambh (inspiration tower) in Dhanaji Nana Mahavidyalaya, Faizpur, which was inaugurated by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in March 1988.
Faizpur is located in Maharashtra
Faizpur
Faizpur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°10′N 75°51′E / 21.17°N 75.85°E / 21.17; 75.85Coordinates: 21°10′N 75°51′E / 21.17°N 75.85°E / 21.17; 75.85
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictJalgaon
Elevation
226 m (741 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total50,000
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
425503
Telephone code02585
Vehicle registrationMH-19

GeographyEdit

Faizpur is located at 21°10′N 75°51′E / 21.17°N 75.85°E / 21.17; 75.85.[2] It has an average elevation of 226 metres (741 feet).

DemographicsEdit

Religion in City (2011)[3]

  Hinduism (55.17%)
  Islam (41.57%)
  Christianity (0.06%)
  Sikhism (0.11%)
  Buddhism (2.53%)
  Jainism (0.36%)
  Other Religions (0.04%)
  Atheist (0.13%)

As of 2011 India census,[4] Faizpur had a population of 96,724. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Faizpur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 68%. In Faizpur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

PoliticsEdit

 
Mahatma Gandhi at Faizpur in 1936

The first rural (and 51st national) conference of Indian National Congress was held in Faizpur in 1937 in presence of Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru was President and Rajmal Lalwani was the treasurer for that conference.[citation needed]

List of presidents of municipal council — Khushalbhau Chaudhari, Totaram Badhu Mahajan (President and Vice President for nearly 40 years), PK Chaudhari 5 years, Nilesh Rane 3 years, Dr.Asaram Bharambe(Sir) 13 years, BK Chaudhari 2 Years, Wagulde 5 years, Choldas Bomatu Patil 5 years.


EducationEdit

SchoolsEdit

  • Municipal High school
  • kusumtai madhukarrao chaudhari vidyalaya
  • P. Y. Chaudhari primary school
  • shanti vidya mandir
  • Childhood play school
  • Dr. Ulhas patil English medium School
  • J. T. Mahajan english medium school
  • Wisdom English medium school
  • Zillah parishad Urdu Boys school No. 1

CollegesEdit

  • J. T. Mahajan college of engineering
  • J. T. Mahajan college of polytechnic
  • Dhanaji nana mahavidyalaya
  • Tvess Honble Loksevak Madhukarrao Chaudhari College Of Pharmacy
  • Shri Chakradhar Gurukul Sanskrit Mahavaidlya Faizpur

Tourist placesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Faizpur – City". faizpur.in. Retrieved 18 November 2017.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Faizpur
  3. ^ "Population by religion community - 2011". Census of India, 2011. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 25 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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