Risod is a city and a municipal council in Washim district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is on the Border of Vidarbha & Marathwada.
M.P. Bhavana P. Gavli also from Risod. Mr. Amit Subhashrao Zanak is MLA from Risod constituency.
Risod was previously known by as Rushiwatnagar. At that time Risod was a small village and was quite a vibrant place. The temple of Shri Amardas baba is Magnificent.
Risod is also known for its Jatra and Amardas baba Mandir. There used to be a small nala named Sandawa but it is totally depleted. There is famous Pinglakshi Devi Temple, during Navratri there is a lot of fun & different programm. On the auspicious day of Dasshera everyone goto Pinglakshi Devi temple. There is a lake near to this temple.There is famous Loni(sakharam Maharaj) village which is famous for its Loni Jatra in Risod Tahsil. There is the famous temple of Appaswami maharaj. Also the temple of Sant Gajanan Maharaj Mandhir is there. 5 km away From Risod there is the temple of Navnath Maharaj at Gorakhwadi. On Washim road there is the temple of Sant Kabir knows as Kabir Kuti. On Mehakar Road at Mothegaon there is the temple of Ganapati. On Hingoli road, 3 km away from Risod there is a lake & beauty of nature. Near small lake devi Padmavati temple is there.