Shirur is an administrative subdivision of a Pune district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Shirur City is located one east boundary of the Pune district on the banks of Ghod River . The town is also known as Ghodnadi to distinguish it from identical places. Ghodnadi in Marathi language also known as Ghod River . Shirur has a significant historical and cultural references. Geographically Shirur Tehsil starts south-east, 24 km on the banks of river Bhima on Pune-Nagar road and ends at 50 km on the same road on the banks of Ghod River. You can hit upon numerous historical links if you look at geographic surroundings of Shirur. The battle between Marathas and British at Koregaon-Bhima (Battle of Koregaon) in 1818, Samadhi of Chattrapati Sambhaji Maharaj at Vadhu Budruk, Bajirao’s gift to Mastani; Kendur, Mastani Palace at Pabal, Santoba’s Kanhur, Geologically important Inamgaon, Netaji Palkar resided Tandali. The cultural & Holy places, Mahaganapati Ranjangaon. Royal Pawar families of Supa,Waghale,Malthan,Amdabad staying in this region have a history of more than 350 years. Pawars consider themselves to have descended from the Parmaras, of the Rashtrakuta dynasty which ruled regions in central India.All these Pawars have roots to Shrimant Shambhu Singh who had a jagir at Supa and also contributed for Swarajya with Shrimant Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj .Later his descendants took control of the region by establishing themselves at kavathe,Waghale,Malthan,Amdabad .Shrimant Udajiarao Pawar and Shrimant Anandrao Pawar who accompanied Bajirao Peshwa for north conquest resided in Malthan wada. RayajiRaje Pawar and his son MalojiRaje Pawar also accompanied Rajaram Maharaj and the Peshwa resided in Waghale.All the nearby villages Supa,Malthan,Waghale,Amdabad were Jagirs of Royal Pawars. In recent years, Shirur has been an imperative educational and commercial hub for Parner, Shrigonda and Shirur Talukas. Shirur is gaining a growing importance on Pune-Ahmednagar road for industrialization and trade. Wikipedia
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