The district is known for the Battle of Assaye, fought on Septemeber 23 in the year 1803, close to Assaye village. Assaye is close to Jafrabad in the district of Jalna. There is a British Cantonment along with an old cemetery in Jalna. This cemetery has the graves of the martyrs who were killed in the Assaye battle.
Tourist attractions of Jalna District:
The religious places of Jalna District are its prime attractions. Some of them are:
Shree Ganesh of Rajur: The Ganesh temple of Rajur is situated at a distance of about 25 kilometers from the city of Jalna. Pilgrims from far and wide come to this temple particularly during Chathurthi. A fair is also hosted in this temple during Angarika Chaturthi .
Jamb Samartha, Ghansawangi: Sant Ramdas Swami was born in Jamb Samarth. Located in Ghansavangi tehsil, this place has religious value. In the Ram temple a fair is arranged every year during Ram Navami .
Apart from the above mentioned tourist attractions some of the other tourist spots of the area are:
- Guru Ganesh Bhavan , Jalna
- Kali Masjid ,Jalna
- Moti Baag, Jalna
- Mamma Devi Temple ,Jalna
- Anandi Swami Temple , Jalna
- Jalicha Dev, Jaidevwadi
One can take train or bus in order to reach Jalna district. Train service keeps the district well-connected with places such as Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai and Aurangabad.
Last Updated on : 25/04/2013