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.