Paranda fort is found in Paranda tehsil at a distance of eighty kilometers from Osmanabad District’s headquarters. The fort was erected by Bahamani kings, who had the contribution of building several forts.
The fort represents an example of military design and engineering. The fort is fortified and created impregnable by the development of traversals and redoubts and also the ramparts to defend the gate. The fort is encircled with a trench, that was continually kept crammed with water. there's just one passage that reaches to the fort.
The fort has twenty-six bastions, of that the distinguished ones are Buruj Mahakal, Mahakal Buruj, Chanchal Buruj, Buland Buruj, monarch Mathkal, and Nassa Yeed- KA3/4 Buruj. a number of the bastions have previous guns, of that the foremost vital ones are Malike Maiden and Azda Patkar. Besides, the fort has a musjid, Narsimha Mandir, and a wall named Ramtirth, Baradari, Taikhana, Zanana Makan, etc.
In 1599, Mughals defeated Nizam Shahi of Ahmednagar. although Emperor Akbar appointed his officers to appear once the dominion of the Deccan, the Nizam Shah’s officers refused to receive orders from them. they'd lost their independence. They declared Murtaza, the son of monarch Ali king and created Paranda Fort, concerning seventy-five miles southeast of Ahmednagar capital. the location passed many times between them and also the Adil Shahis and remained with him for 2 to 3 years and was captured by the Adil Shah in 1630. In 1657 it absolutely was once more captured by the Moghuls and eventually came into the hands of the Nizams of Hyderabad.