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About Bhokardan

Bhokardan is a town in Jalna district of Maharashtra. It belongs to Aurangabad Division. Sillod, Soyagaon and Malkapur are some of the nearby cities from here. Culturally rich it is one of the important historical towns of Maharashtra. 

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Geography of Bhokardan

Bhokardan is located at geographical coordinates of 20.27°North and 75.77°East with an average elevation of 587 meters or 1,925 feet above sea level. The city is located on the banks of Kelana River. Bhokardan has a local steppe climate. There is little rainfall in Bhokardan. The temperature here averages 26.4 °C. Precipitation here averages 719 mm.

Transport in Bhokardan

Bhokardan is located 57 KM towards North from Jalna and 425 KM from the state capital of Mumbai. It is well connected to different nearby cities with different means of transport. There are frequent bus services running here on different routes to ensure comfort. Jalna junction is the nearest railway station from here located at a distance of 55 KM. Aurangabad airport is the nearest one from here located at a distance of 81 KM.

History and Culture of Bhokardan

Bhokardan has been identified by historians as the capital city of ancient Janapada called Bhogavardhana. The city derives its name from an ancient king, Bhogvardhan. Legends also view the city as capital of Bhoumasura who was slaughtered by Lord Krishna. It used to be a part of Hyderabad state until 1948. There are a number of artifacts that have been excavated here by historians depicting the rich history of the region. Marathi is the local language spoken here. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 24,416. The city has a literacy rate of 81.96% .

Tourism in Bhokardan

Being in Bhokardan is an opportunity for anyone to visit some of the popular tourist destinations in Jalna district. There are many religious and pilgrimage places in Jalna district that must be visited including Mammadevi, Anandswamy Monastery, Durgamata Temple, Hemadpanthi temple and an ancient Lord Shiva temple.

Hotels in Bhokardan

Sairam Lodging and Bording
Address: Sillod, Maharashtra 431112
Phone: 094213 03096

Hotel Four Seasons
Address: SH-8, Aurangabad Sillod Ajanta Highway, Chinchkheda, Maharashtra 431135
Phone: 070204 32179

Hotel Balaji
Address: Main Road, Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114

Healthcare in Bhokardan

Hospitals and dispensaries located across Bhokardan and so there is all arrangement to meet any emergency situation. Government Hospital, Private Clinics are there to look after any emergency situation. Pathlabs and chemist shops further ensure proper and reliable treatment to old and sick alike.

Rural Hospital
Address: Sillod - Jalna Rd, Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114

Rajput Hospital
Address: Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114

Janai Hospital
Address: Bhagyanagar, Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114

Sahane Hospital
Address: Bhokardan Rd, Jalna, Maharashtra 431203
Phone: 094213 16464

Thorat Hospital
Address: Bhokardan, SH-178, Sillod Road, Jalna, Maharashtra 431203
Phone: 099704 23291

Sant Gajanan Hospital
Address: Kannad - Deulgaon Raja Road, Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114

Gangwal Clinic
Address: Vikas Nagar, Sillod Road, Near Civil & Criminal Court, Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114
Phone: 085548 81657

Chemists in Bhokardan

Sai Medical Store
Address: Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114
Phone: 099220 32224

Shree Ashtavinayak Medical Stores
Address: Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114
Phone: 082753 21191

Sanjay Pharmacy
Address: Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114

Ganraj Medical
Address: Sipora Bazar, Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114
Phone: 094222 69202

Jan Aushadhi Store
Address: Shop No.-3, Shivaji Chowk, Chandhai Road Rajur, Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114
Phone: 099234 79503

Dalvi Medical
Address: Mumbai - Kolkata Hwy, Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114

Shree Aajubai Medical
Address: Mumbai - Kolkata Hwy, Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114
Phone: 098601 79586

Sushil Medical
Address: Bhokardan, Maharashtra 431114
Phone: 075075 00876

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