<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is a city and a municipal council
in Pune district
in the Indian state
, Indapur had a population of 21,584. Men constitute 52% of the population and Women ~48%. Indapur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 62%. In Indapur, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Indapur is quiet hot place as it receives scanty rainfall. It has a total land area of 14680 hc out of which 128600 is cultivable area. Shetphal lake is the only water reservoir in the district.
Crops like wheat, sugarcane and jwari are grown here. The place also owns many heavy machinery factories. The most famous among these is the Ordinance factory of Government of India at Walchand Nagar. This factory holds great importance for the defense of India.
has historic significance in the expansion of Mughal empires in Central-South India, and subsequent Maratha resistance. Indapur is the Jagir of Malojiraje and Shahajiraje Bhosale.
Malojiraje ( Grandfather of the great warrior, Shivajiraje
) was a SARDAR under Nizamshah - the ruler of that region appointed by the Moghul emperor. At the start of his service, Malojiraje received the Jagir of Indapur and Supe from Nizamshah. In Indpaur Jagir there were about 34 villages. The neighboring ruler, Adilshah, was a... Read More