Khairlanji

Khairlanji is a Village in Mohadi Taluka of Bhandara district of Maharashtra, India. The village comes in limelight due to Khairlanji massacre of 2006 lynching-style murders of a Dalit family by members of the Kunbi, a backward caste in India.[citation needed]

Khairlanji
Village
Khairlanji is located in Maharashtra
Khairlanji
Khairlanji
Location in Maharashtra , India
Khairlanji is located in India
Khairlanji
Khairlanji
Khairlanji (India)
Coordinates: 21°22′08″N 79°34′17″E / 21.369021°N 79.571442°E / 21.369021; 79.571442Coordinates: 21°22′08″N 79°34′17″E / 21.369021°N 79.571442°E / 21.369021; 79.571442
Country India
StateMaharashtra
RegionVidharba
DistrictBhandara
TalukaMohadi
Government
 • TypeGram Panchayat
Area
 • Total3.7 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Area rank50th biggest in Taluka
 • Forest0.55 km2 (0.21 sq mi)
Elevation
289 m (948 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total775
 • Rank36th least populous in Taluka
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Khairlanjiwasi
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
 • CoofficialEnglish
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
441914
Telephone code+917197xxxxxx
Vehicle registrationMH-36 (Under Bhandara RTO)
Nearest cityMohadi
Lok Sabha constituencyBhandara-Gondiya (Lok Sabha constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituencyTumsar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)