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 Ahmednagar, about 120 km northeast of Pune and 114 km from Aurangabad is a relatively small town and shows less development than the nearby western Maharashtra cities of Mumbai and Pune. The city is home to 19 sugar factories and is also the birthplace of the cooperative movement. Ahmednagar takes its name from Ahmad Nizam Shah I, who founded the town in 1494 on the site of a battlefield where he won a battle against superior Bahamani forces. It was close to the site of the village of Bhingar. With the breakup of the Bahmani Sultanate, Ahmad established a new sultanate in Ahmednagar, also known as a Nizam Shahi dynasty.

Ahmednagar Fort - Built by Ahmed Nizam Shah in 1490, this is one of the best-designed and most impregnable forts in India. As of 2013, it is under the control of the military command of India. Oval in shape, with 18-meter-high walls and 24 citadels, its defense system includes a moat 30 meters wide and 4 to 6 meters deep. Two entrances to the fort are accessed by drawbridges. A target of countless invasions, the Ahmednagar Fort has taken many blows and come out relatively unscathed. It has changed hands many times over from the time of Mughal rule, and was used as a royal prison a number of times. The entire Congress Working Committee was detained there during the Quit India Movement of 1942. Jawaharlal Nehru, later to be India's first prime minister, wrote his book The Discovery of India during his imprisonment from 1942-1945. Some rooms in the fort have been converted into a museum in commemoration of Nehru and other freedom fighters

Shopping in Ahmednagar
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Mithai & Namkeens
Located at MG marg, the place is know for the best chaat delicacies & the range of Bengali & dry fruit mithais .

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Mithai & Namkeens
Bansi Maharaj Mithaiwala
Since 1921, the oldest mithai shop. Awesome mithais & namkeens.

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New Bombay Kitchens
Designing maintenance free kitchens. First time in Ahmednagar

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Hardware Fittings
J.H.& Co.
Retailing hardware fittings, veneer laminates, door handles & mortgage locks

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Harish Interiors
Furniture shop in Ahmednagar. Living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms, office & garden furniture

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Gautam Ply
Hardware fittings & Plywood shop in Ahmednagar
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Arihant Plywood
Arihant is your hardware store for all needs. All brands under one roof.
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N. Art Group
Lights  | Aluminum work  | Glass |  UPVC  Windows | Kitchen

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Simratmal Kundanmal
Kundan, antique jewellery, temple collection, Italian jewellery & more..

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All Shops

1. Ostwal Kitchens
Ostwal Kitchens is a High-end Customized Modular Kitchen Solution provider.

2. Sunshine Kitchen Gallery
Manufacturer of modular kitchens.

3. RC Lifestyle
Menswear in Ahmednagar. Exclusive house of all kinds of Men’s readymade garments.

4. Evanti Retail Solution Pvt. Ltd.
The Raymond shop. The complete solution for menswear