About Chalisgaon City
Chalisgaon is the second largest tahsil in Jalgaon district in the state of Maharashtra, India. Around 140 small and big villages under chalisgon administrative division. Chalisgaon is located on the Titur and dongri river, a tributary of the Girna River.
Chalisgaon is one of the important railway junctions under Bhusawal division of Central Railways. Situated on the Mumbai-Bhusawal railway line, this junction offers connectivity to Dhule. A slip route of around 57 km is connected to Dhule district from Chalisgaon and nearest domestic airport is Chikkalthana Airport Aurangabad 85 km and Jalgaon About 100 km respectively.
Chalisgaon is connected to NH-211 Dhule-Aurangbad-Solapur, SH-18 Malegaon-Chalisgaon-Pachora-Bodwad-Nagpur and SH-24 Chalisgaon-Nandgaon by good roads, all radiating from this place.
Chalisgaon is a municipal council in Jalgaon district. The Chalisgaon city is divided into 33 wards. There are several schools, college (including government and private), public library and reading room, post offices, dispensary, hospital, cinema house and printing presses in the town.
Patnadevi – Chalisgaon city
Patnadevi is famous place of historical interest 18.00 km to the southwest from Chalisgaon is situated in the middle of Gautala sanctuary. Patnadevi is famous for Hemadpanthi architecture and the birthplace of famous mathematician and philosopher Bhaskaracharya. He presented the concept of zero. So a new mathematical era of started.
Keki Moos Art Gallery – Chalisgaon city
Keki Moos Art Gallery is World’s biggest one man painting, photography and other collection of over 13,000 arts master pieces. Keki Moos was from Parsi family, he settled in Chalisgaon, Dist. Jalgaon, Maharashtra State. Keki was artistic, photographer, musician and writer. But his portraits that delve deep into the emotion of each individual, searching with the experienced eyes of the artistic lens man. He devoted his entire life at Chalisgaon for music, art and photography from 1940 till his death in 1989.
Keki Moos Art Gallery is situated at old Malegaon Rd, JJ Anna Nagar, Chalisgaon.