Where is Kurundwad located?

Where is Kurundwad located?

Kurundwad is a small town on the banks of the Panchganga river in Kolhapur district; it lies in the southern part of the Indian state of Maharashtra. During the British Raj, Kurundwad was a native state of India, falling under the Deccan division of Bombay Presidency, and forming part of the Southern Mahratta jagirs.

Who built Kurundwad Ghat near Krishna River?

Near Krishna river, there is a beautiful construction, Kurundwad Ghat, built by Raja Raghunathrao Dadasaheb Patwardhan around the year 1795. There is a samadhi (memorial) of Santajiraje Ghorapade who was Commander-in-Chief of maratha forces that humbled Aurangzeb during the reign of Chhatrapati Rajaram (1689–1700).

What was the population of Kurundwad in 1901 census?

According to the 1901 census, the senior branch had the population of 42,474; and that of the junior branch was 34,003. The chiefs of both the branches were Brahmans by caste, belonging to the Patwardhan family. Both the branches had their residence in the town of Kurundwad which had the population of 10,415 in 1901.

Who was Har Bhat Patwardhan?

Har Bhat Patwardhan, a Brahmin (priest) from the area of Kinkan rose to distinction in 1722 during the days of the second Peshwa, he was well known for his piety, saintliness and Vedic lore, he was ancestor of the Royal Families of Kurundwad, Budhgaon, Miraj, Sangli and Tasgaon (lapsed in 1848), he married and had issue. He died 1750.

What is the literacy rate of Kurundwad?

Kurundwad has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 68%. In Kurundwad, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kurundwad is situated near the banks of two rivers, Krishna and Panchaganga.

What is population of children with age of 0-6 in Kurundwad (M Cl)?

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2267 which is 10.13% of total population of Kurundwad (M Cl). In Kurundwad Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 975 against state average of 929.

What is the sex ratio of Kurundwad municipal council in Maharashtra?

In Kurundwad Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 975 against state average of 929. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Kurundwad is around 802 compared to Maharashtra state average of 894.