Rajgurunagar is famous as the birth place of the Indian revolutionary Rajguru. Rajgurunagar has witnessed memorable incidents during its history. The battle between Tarabai and Dilawarkhan took place near Rajgurunagar. Peshwas had maintained close relations with this city. MastaniMahal was built in Pabal (Shirur) near Rajgurunagar. Holy places like Alandi, Bhimashankar are in close proximity to Rajgurunagar. The mountain ShingeshwarParwat is 35 km (22 miles) from Rajgurunagar.
Location Rajgurunagar is located at the end of northern block of the Pune district in Maharashtra state of India. Its old name was Khed, which was changed to Rajgurunagar around 28 years ago in honour of the great revolutionary HutatmaRajguru. Rajgurunagar is located on the bank of the Bhima River and 40 km (25 miles) away from Pune. The Pune-NashikHighway(NH-50) connects Rajgurunagar with Pune and Nashik. The Youth generation in Rajgurunagar enjoys almost 100% literacy.