Bahadarpur Fort

Overview:

Type:Land Forts
Location:Between Parola and Amalner.
District: Jalgaon

Bahadarpur is situated in Jalgaon district on the banks of Bori River somewhere between Parola and Amalner. The fort was built in 15th Century & its 40 ft strong bastion stands tall even today.

This sort of bastion is exceptionally uncommon. However it won’t keep going long if not monitored legitimately.

History:

Bahadurkhan Suri built this fort in 1596. In 1751 at Bahadarpur on the banks of Bori River Nanasheb Peshwe fought against Gayakwads. In 1818 British captured this fort from Peshwa.

Places to Visit on Fort:

This fort has two huge bastions & ramparts at the side of Bori River. One of the bastion is 40 ft tall. Ramparts are 20 ft high from the river basin. There is tomb near second bastion. There is a stone Inscription on the fort in Persian & Arabic, which is currently with Grampanchayat. The part of the fort nearer to village is destroyed due to encroachment.

How to reach:

Bahadarpur is situated in Parola Taluka of Jalgaon District.

Bahadarpur is 8 Kms from Parola & on Parola-Amalner road there is Bahadarpur Phata.

On Dhule-Jalgaon road near Mondhane Village there is a diversion which takes us to Bahadarpur (10 Kms)

Related Video (Bahadarpur Fort):

Best time to visit:

Any time you can visit Bhadarpur fort.

Ravi

About Ravi

I love history and also like to read about the history of forts in Maharashtra. Graduate from Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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