Wardha wär´də, vŭr´də [key], town (1991 pop. 102,985), Maharashtra state, central India, on the Mumbai-Kolkata RR. It is a district administrative center and a market for cotton. Wardha, founded in 1866, is the headquarters of the All-India Village Industries Association.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2023, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Indian Political Geography