Nagpur city is the winter capital of the state of Maharashtra, with a population of 2.5 million. It has also recently been ranked as the cleanest city and the second greenest city in India. It is the largest city in central India and has one of the highest literacy rates, at 91.92%, among all the urban agglomerations in India. In addition to being the seat of the annual winter session of Maharashtra state assembly "Vidhan Sabha", Nagpur is also a major commercial and political centre of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. " According to a survey, Nagpur has been identified as the best city in India by topping the livability, greenery, public transport, and healthcare indices and the top mover in the western zone as per Swachh Sarvekshan 2016.
Nagpur is also famous throughout the country as "Orange City" for being a major trade centre of oranges that are cultivated in the region. Nagpur city was established by the prince of Gond tribe "Bhakt Buland" in the first half of 18th century. Nagpur lies precisely at the centre of the country with the "Zero Mile Marker" indicating the geographical centre of India. It has 14 Talukas and 12 Assembly Segment Constituencies.