Yerwada Central Jail is a noted high-security jail in Yerwada, Pune, in Maharashtra. This is the largest jail in the state of Maharashtra, and also one of the largest prisons in South Asia, housing over 3,600 prisoners (2005) spread over various barracks and security zones, besides an open jail just outside its premises. Many famous personalities like Mahatma Gandhi have been jailed here during the Indian independence movement in 1930s and 1940s.

The last of the Mumbi Terrorists, Ajmal Kasab, was put to death here on 21 November, 2012.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajmal_Kasab
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