Jawhar is a city and a municipal council in Palghar district of Maharashtra state in Konkan division. Jawhar was a capital city of the past august territory of Jawhar. Arranged in the scopes of the Western Ghats, Jawhar is known for its beautiful setting and a dynamic social legacy. It is one of only a handful few staying innate locales of Maharashtra and is popular for its lively Warli painting that are a trademark point of interest of this place. Set up in 1918, Jawhar is one of the most seasoned civil committees in the territory of Maharashtra. The Jawhar state was established by Raja Jayaba Mukne in 1343, with Jawhar as its capital.
The state experienced numerous changes and went on for more than six hundred years until its promotion into the Union of India in 1947. Amid the British Raj, as an august state, it was a piece of Bombay Presidency and had a 9-weapon salute status. In spite of the fact that a capital city, Jawhar's advancement was generally dismissed by progressive rulers, because of a low income age and heedless association. Nonetheless, Jawhar saw a huge advancement in the rule of Raja Patang Shah IV and resulting rulers. Raja Patang Shah V Yashswant Rao Mukne was the last leader of Jawhar before its formal combination in the Union of Indian in 1947.