Mar: कल्याण kalyāṇa

‘Noble (City)’  City, Maharashtra

From Skt:  kalyāṇa, ‘noble’,  ‘blessed’, ‘auspicious’.

Kalyan was a fort city. The Durgadi Fort [Hin/Mar: gadh/gaḍhī, ‘fort’ dedicated to the goddess Durga] was first constructed by the Moghuls in the 16th and 17thC  and developed, under the Marathas, into an impressive line of defence against all-comers including 11 bastions and multiple gateways.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Maharashtra place names.


Kalyan Junction Railway Station      Super fast1111