Malegaon is a city and a Municipal Corporation in Nashik District in the Indian territory of Maharashtra. Malegaon is second biggest city of Nashik region after Nashik city itself. Malegaon is situated on the Mumbai-Agra national thruway at the conjunction of the Mausam and Girna waterways. Arranged out and about connecting Mumbai and Agra — now National Highway No 3 — it used to be a little intersection known as Maliwadi.
It immediately picked up the notoriety for being a wellspring of work in 1740 when a neighborhood jahagirdar, Naro Shankar Raje Bahadur, began building a fortification in the zone. As the fortification took 25 years, a sizeable number of Muslim specialists and craftsmans from places like Surat and northern India settled in the territory. After the British catch of the Malegaon stronghold in 1818, Muslims from Hyderabad relocated to the locale. The 1857 revolt saw numerous Muslims from the north find themselves here, and the example continued rehashing itself throughout the years.
Malegaon, with its developing Muslim nearness, progressed toward becoming something of an asylum and a wellspring of work for the network at whatever point it confronted inversions. In the event that starvation in 1862 constrained Muslim weavers in the Varanasi zone to move to Malegaon, the political changes in the Hyderabad of the late 1950s saw a comparative mass migration to the town. Shared uproars, uncommonly from the 1960s forward, have additionally without a doubt added to swelling the quantity of Muslim transients to Malegaon.