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Palwal

Published: 06.11.2014
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Palval

Palwal, Haryana, India

Palval

a city and a municipal council. It is the headquarters of Palwal district, the 21st district of Haryana state in northern India. It is a centre for the cotton trade in the area.

Palwal is situated at a distance of 60 km from Delhi and 55 km from Khair. The latitude of the town is 28° 40' N and longitude is 76° 59' E. The area of town is 22.10 km².

The local tradition identifies Palwal with the Apelava town mentioned in the Mahabharata, which was later restored by Vikramaditya.[2] The town is the site of a Hindu temple called "Panchvati". Mahatma Gandhi was arrested for the first time at the Palwal railway station when he was entering in Punjab after jaliawala kaand. palwal railway station has the photo and British governors's order of the arrest.

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