Chandrapur

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Map of Chandrapur District

Chandrapur (चंद्रपुर) is a town and district in Maharashtra.

Villages in Chandrapur Distrct

Adegaon, Adyal Tukum, Aheri, Ahernavargaon, Ajayapur Raiyyatwari, Akapur, Aksapur, Ambeneri, Ambezari, Amboli, Amdi Begde, Anandvan , Antargaon, Antargaon, Antargaon, Arjuni , Arvi, Ashi, Ashta, Awalgaon, Awalpur, Bakhardi, Balapur Bk, Ballarpur, Bamanwada, Bamhani, Bamhani, Baradkinhi, Barang Mokasa, Belgaon, Belgaon, Bembal, Betala, Bhadravati, Bhadurni, Bhangram Talodhi, Bhatala, Bhavi, Bhedoda, Bhejgaon, Bhendala, Bhendvi, Bhisi, Bhoyegaon, Bhuj Tukum, Bibi, Bodadha, Borchandli, Borda, Borda Indarpawar, Borgaon, BorgaonKh., Bormala, Bothali, Bothali, Brahmapuri, Chak Chintaldhaba No.1, Chak Darur, Chak Piranji, Chakthane Wasana , Chanakha, Chandan Kheda , Chandanwahi, Chandapur, Chandli, Chandrapur, Chandur, Chargaon, Chargaon Kh., Charli, Charurkhati, Chaugaon, Chek Baranj, Chichala, Chichala, Chichbodi, Chichgaon, Chicholi Bk, Chichpali, Chikali Kh., Chikani, Chikhal Parsodi, Chikhalgaon, Chikhali, Chikhali Mal, Chikmara, Chimadha, Chimur, Chincholi, Chincholi Kh., Chindhi Raiyyatwari, Chinora, Chiroli, Chitegaon, Chora, Chorti, Chunala, Dahegaon, Daheli, Datala, Delanwadi, Dewada, Dewada, Dewada Kh, Dhaba, Dhanapur, Dhanora, Dhanora, Dhonda Arjuni, Dhopatala, Dhorpa, Dighori, Dighori, Doma, Donala, Dongargaon, Dongargaon, Dongargaon, Dongargaon, Dongargaon Bk, Durgapur, Ekara, Ekarjuma, Fattapur Raiyyatwari, Fiskuti, Futana Mokasa, Gadbori, Gadgaon, Gadisurla, Gangalwadi, Gangasagar Heti, Geora, Ghatkul, Ghodewahi, Ghodpeth, Ghosari, Ghot Nimbala, Ghugus, Girgaon, Gogaon, Gond Pipari, Govindpur, Gowari, Gudsela, Gunjewahi M.n.1, Halda, Haldi Gaonganna, Haramba, Hardona Kh., Hirapur, Hirapur, Injapur, Itoli Chak No.1, Jam Kh., Jam Tukum , Jambhul Ghat, Jamsala, Jankapur, Jawarabodi Mendha, Jibgaon, Jivanapur, Jiwati, Jogapur, Jugnala, Junasurla, Jungaon, Junona Rayyatwari, Kadholi, Kadholi Kh., Kahali, Kajalsar, Kalamgaon Gaonganna, Kalamgaon Tukum, Kalamna, Kaleta, Kanhalgaon, Kanhalgaon, Kanpa, Kaparla Kh, Kapsi, Karanji, Kawadjai, Kawadsi Deshmane , Kawathala, Kawathi, Kelzar, Keroda, Kewada, Khadsangi, Khalwaspeth, Khambada, Khambala, Khandala, Kharal Peth, Kharkada, Kharwad, Khedi, Khedmakta, Khemjai, Khutala, Khutala, Kinhi, Kirmiti, Kirmiti Mendha, Kisannagar, Kitadi Bormala, Kojbi, Kolara Tukum, Kolari, Kolari, Kondha, Kondumal, Kordha, Korpana, Kosambi Gaoli, Kosarsar, Kotgaon, Kothari, Kothoda, Kuchana, Kudesawali, Kukadheti, Kumbhezari, Ladaj, Ladbori, Lakhamapur, Lakhamapur, Lakkadkot, Lathi, Lohara, Lohara Bj, Londholi, Loni, Lonwahi, Madheli, Majara Rai, Majari, Maldongri, Malewada, Mandawa, Mangalgaon, Mangali, Mangi Bk, Mangi Kh., Mangli, Mangli Raiyyatwari, Mangrul, Manora, Marada, Marda, Markagondi, Maroda, Masal Bk, Matha, Meha, Mendaki, Metepar, Mhatardevi, Mindala, Minghari, Minthur, Mohadi, Mohadi Mokasa, Moharli, Mokhala, Morwa, Motegaon, Moushi, Mudaza, Mudholi, Mul, Mundala, Murmadi, Mursa, Nachan Bhatti, Nagala, Nagari, Nagbhid, Nakoda, Naleshwar, Nanda, Nanded, Nandgaon, Nandgaon, Nandgaon, Nandgaon Jani, Nandgaon Pode, Nandori, Nandori Kh., Nanhori, Naranda, Navargaon, Navatala, Navegaon Pandav, Nawegaon Bhujala, Nawegaon More, Nawkhala, Neri, Neri, Nifandra, Nilaj, Niljai, Nilsani Pethgaon, Nimani, Nimgaon, Nokari, Owala, Pachgaon, Padoli, Paharni, Palasgaon, Palasgaon, Palasgaon Jat, Palasgaon Kh, Palebarsa, Pandhar Kawada, Pandharpauni, Panzurni, Paradgaon, Pardi, Pardi, Pardi, Patala, Patan, Pathari, Pawana Rt., Payali Bhatali, Pellora, Pendhari, Petgaon, Pimpalgaon, Pimpalgaon, Pimpalneri, Pipalgaon, Piparda, Piparda, Pipari Deshpande, Pipari Dixit, Pipri, Pipri, Pirli, Pombhurna, Powanpar, Pudiyal Mohada, Rajgad, Rajoli, Rajura, Ramala, Rampur, Ranbothali, Ranmochan, Ranvendali, Ratnapur, Rui, Rupapeth, Sagara, Sakhara Rajapur, Sakhari, Sakhari, Sakharwahi, Salori, Samada, Saradpar, Sasti, Sathgaon, Satri, Sawalgaon, Sawali, Sawargaon, Sawargaon, Sawari, Sembal, Shankarpur, Shedegaon, Shegaon Bk., Shegaon Kh., Shengaon, Shengaon, Shirpur, Shivaji Nagar, Shivni, Sinala, Sindewahi, Sindi, Soit, Somanpalli, Sonapur, Sonapur, Sonapur Deshpande, Sondo, Sondri, Sonegaon , Sonurli, Sonurli, Subai, Sulezari, Sushi Dabgaon, Tadala Tukum, Tadali, Talodhi, Talodhi Gaonganna, Talodi Kh, Tarsa Kh., Tatakohad, Teka Mandwa, Tekadi, Tekari Alias Waneri, Tekepar Tukum, Tembhurda, Tembhurwahi, Thutra, Tohogaon, Torgaon, Torgaon Kh., Udapur, Umari Tukum, Upparwahi, Upri, Urjanagar, Usegaon, Usegaon, Usgaon, Ushrada Chak, Vahangaon, Vendali, Vihirgaon, Vihirgaon, Vihirgaon, Vilam, Viloda, Virai, Virur, Visapur, Vithalwada, Vyahad, Vyahad Kh., Wadala Paiku, Wadgaon, Wadholi, Wadhona, Wadkuli, Waghnakh, Waigaon Bhoyar, Waigaon Tukum, Wandhali, Wandra, Waneri, Wansadi, Waroda, Warora, Warurroad, Warwat, Wasera, Waygaon, Wedgaon, Welwa Mal, Wirur Station, Yellapur, Yensa, Yergaon Alias Belgaon, Yergavhan, Yerur, Yewati,

History

Visit by Xuanzang in 639 AD

Alexander Cunningham[1] writes that From Kalinga the Chinese pilgrim Xuanzang proceeded about 1800 or 1900 li, or from 300 to 317 miles,[2] to the


[p.520]: north-west to the kingdom of Kiao-sa-lo, or Kosala. The bearing and distance take us to the ancient province of Vidarbha, or Berar, of which the present capital is Nagpur. This agrees exactly with the position of Kosala as described in the Ratnavali, and in the Vishnu Purana.[3] In the former, the king of Kosala is surrounded in the Vindhyan mountains, and in the latter it is stated that Kusa the son of Rama, ruled over Kosala, at his capital of Kusasthali, or Kusavati, built upon the Vindhyan precipices.

All these concurring data enable us to identify the ancient Kosala with the modern province of Berar, or Gondwana. The position of the capital is more difficult to fix, as Hwen Thsang does not mention its name ; but as it was 40 li, or nearly 7 miles, in circuit, it is most probably represented by one of the larger cities of the present day. These are Chanda, Nagpur, Amaravati, and Elichpur.

Chanda is a walled town, 6 miles in circuit, with a citadel. It is situated just below the junction of the Pain Ganga and Warda rivers, at a distance of 290 miles to the north-west of Rajamahendri, on the Godavari, and of 280 miles from Dharanikota, on the Kistna. Its position, therefore, corresponds almost exactly with the bearing and distance of Hwen Thsang.

Nagpur is a large straggling town, about 7 miles in circuit ; but as it is 85 miles to the north of Chanda, its distance from Rajamahendri is about 70 miles in excess of the number stated by the Chinese pilgrim.

Amaravati is about the same distance from


[p.521]: Rajamahendri, and Elichpur is 30 miles still further to the north. Chanda is therefore the only place of consequence that has a strong claim to be identified with the capital of Kosala in the seventh century. The recorded distance of 1800 or 1900 li from Rajamahendri is further supported by the subsequent distance of 1900 li, or 900 plus 1000 li, to Dhanakakata, which was almost certainly the same place as Dharanikota, or Amaravati, on the Kistna river. Now, the road distance of Chanda from Dharanikota is 280 miles, or 1680 li, by the direct route; but as Hwen Thsang first proceeded for 900li to the south-west, and then for 1000 li to the south, the direct distance between the two places would not have been more than 1700 li.

Jat Gotras

Notable persons

  • Mahipal Dharmpal Chhonkare - Engineer. Presently X.En. in Maharashtra Vidyut Vitran Nigam, Bhusawal, Maharashtra. Social worker. Ex. President Akhil Bharatiy Jat Mahasabha Chandrapur. Phone Nagpur:440022, Mob - 9423416554, 989073211. Email: mdsingh55@gmail.com

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References

  1. The Ancient Geography of India: I. The Buddhist Period, Including the Campaigns of Alexander, and the Travels of Hwen-Thsang. By Sir Alexander Cunningham, p.519-526
  2. Julien's ' Hiouen Thsang,' vol. i. p. 185, gives 1800 li, and vol. iii. p. 94, 1900 U. See Map No. I.
  3. H. H. Wilson, 'Vishnu Purana,' Hall's edition, ii. 172, note.

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