Pathri is a town and a municipal council in Parbhani district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr Uddhav Thakre has confirmed that Pathri is real birthplace of Sai Baba and he has allocated Rs 1 billion for the development of Pathri.This will help to boost the economy of Pathri and Prabhani District. Pathri Premier League (PPL) is a popular annual cricket tournament organised in the city to boost local cricketing talent.[2][3]

Pathri
Town
Pathri is located in Maharashtra
Pathri
Pathri
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°15′N 76°27′E / 19.25°N 76.45°E / 19.25; 76.45Coordinates: 19°15′N 76°27′E / 19.25°N 76.45°E / 19.25; 76.45
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictParbhani
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Council
Elevation
423 m (1,388 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total36,853[1]
Language
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMH22

GeographyEdit

Pathri is located at 19°15′N 76°27′E / 19.25°N 76.45°E / 19.25; 76.45.[4] It has an average elevation of 423 metres (1387 feet).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 India census,[1] Pathri has population of 36,853 of which 19,025 are males while 17,828 are females. Pathri has Female Sex Ratio is of 937 higher than Maharashtra state average of 929. 15.1% of the population is under 6 years of age.[1]

Literacy rate of Pathri city is 78.20% lower than state average of 82.34%. In Pathri, Male literacy is around 84.18% while female literacy rate is 71.89%.[1]

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.04% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.83% of total population in Pathri.[1]

TourismEdit

Error: no page names specified (help).</ref>[5] Datta temple in Gunj-Khurd and Renuka Devi temple at Pedgaon holds religious importance as well.Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr Uddhav Thakre has confirmed that Pathri is real birthplace of Sai Baba and he has allocated Rs 1 billion for the development of Pathri.This will help to boost the economy of Pathri and Prabhani District.

TransportEdit

Pathri is a major town on National Highway 222 which connects Kalyan to Nirmal. Pathri is located 43 km (27 mi) towards west from district headquarters Parbhani. The distance between Pathri and Aurangabad is 151 km (94 mi).

Nearest railway station from Pathri is Manwath road railway station {MVO} which is 17 km (11 mi) away.

AdministrationEdit

Pathri comes under Parbhani (Lok Sabha constituency) for Indian general elections and current member of Parliament representing this constituency is Sanjay Haribhau Jadhav of Shiv Sena.[6]

Pathri is part of Pathri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) for assembly elections of Maharashtra. Current representative from this constituency in Maharashtra state assembly is [Suresh Ambadasrao Warpudkar] who was Indian National Congress candidate.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Pathri Population". Census 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQh9f4g2BXY
  3. ^ http://www.tejnewsheadlines.com/2018/11/2.html
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pathri
  5. ^ http://parbhani.nic.in/htmldocs/religeous.html
  6. ^ "Parbhani Lok Sabha". Elections. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Pathri Vidhan Sabha". Elections. Retrieved 11 May 2015.

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