Ahmedabad

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Ahmedabad, also pronounced as, Amdavad in Gujarati, is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat.wikipedia
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Ahmedabad district

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It is the administrative headquarter of the Ahmadabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court.
Ahmedabad District comprises the city of Ahmedabad, in the central part of the state of Gujarat in western India.

Gujarat

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Ahmedabad, also pronounced as, Amdavad in Gujarati, is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat.
Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad.

List of cities in India by population

Citymetropolitan citiesmost populous city
Ahmedabad's population of 5,633,927 (as per 2011 population census) makes it the fifth most populous city in India, and the encompassing urban agglomeration population estimated at 6,357,693 is the seventh most populous in India.

Gandhinagar

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Ahmadabad is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, 30 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, which is its twin city.
Gandhinagar is located approximately 23 km north of Ahmedabad, on the west central point of the Industrial corridor between Delhi, the political capital of India, and Mumbai, the financial capital of India.

Sardar Patel Stadium

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Cricket is a popular sport in Ahmadabad, which houses the 54,000-seat Sardar Patel Stadium.
Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium (Motera Stadium) is one of the premier cricket stadiums of India in the Motera locality of Ahmedabad.

Ashaval

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The area around Ahmedabad has been inhabited since the 11th century, when it was known as Ashaval . At that time, Karna, the Chaulukya ruler of Anhilwara (modern Patan), waged a successful war against the Bhil king of Ashaval, and established a city called Karnavati on the banks of the Sabarmati.
Ashaval is first name of Ahmedabad.

Ahmedabad Stock Exchange

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It is the second largest producer of cotton in India, and its stock exchange is the country's second oldest.
The Ahmedabad Stock Exchange (ASE) is the second oldest exchange of India located in the city of Ahmedabad in the Western part of the country.

Shahibaug

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The Mughal ruler Shahjahan spent the prime of his life in the city, sponsoring the construction of the Moti Shahi Mahal in Shahibaug.
Shahibaug is a locality of the city of Ahmedabad.

Gujarat Sultanate

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However, by the earlier 15th century, the local governor Zafar Khan Muzaffar established his independence from the Delhi Sultanate and crowned himself Sultan of Gujarat as Muzaffar Shah I, thereby founding the Muzaffarid dynasty.
The next sultan, his grandson Ahmad Shah I founded the new capital Ahmedabad in 1411.

Gates of Ahmedabad

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In 1487, Mahmud Begada, the grandson of Ahmed Shah, fortified the city with an outer wall 10 km in circumference and consisting of twelve gates, 189 bastions and over 6,000 battlements.
The Darwaja or Gates of Ahmedabad were built during different times starting from 1411 as the entrances to the walled city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Dholka

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Solanki rule lasted until the 13th century, when Gujarat came under the control of the Vaghela dynasty of Dholka.
It is the headquarters of Dholka Taluka, and is 48 km by road via National Highway 8A southwest of the city of Ahmedabad.

High Court of Gujarat

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It is the administrative headquarter of the Ahmadabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court.
The seat of the court is Ahmedabad.

Paldi

The Indian independence movement developed roots in the city when Mahatma Gandhi established two ashrams – the Kochrab Ashram near Paldi in 1915 and the Satyagraha Ashram (now Sabarmati Ashram) on the banks of the Sabarmati in 1917 – which would become centres of nationalist activities.
Paldi is an affluent area located in South Western Ahmedabad, India.

Sabarmati Ashram

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The Indian independence movement developed roots in the city when Mahatma Gandhi established two ashrams – the Kochrab Ashram near Paldi in 1915 and the Satyagraha Ashram (now Sabarmati Ashram) on the banks of the Sabarmati in 1917 – which would become centres of nationalist activities.
Sabarmati Ashram (also known as Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Ashram, or Satyagraha Ashram) is located in the Sabarmati suburb of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, adjoining the Ashram Road, on the banks of the River Sabarmati, four miles from the town hall.

Patan, Gujarat

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The area around Ahmedabad has been inhabited since the 11th century, when it was known as Ashaval . At that time, Karna, the Chaulukya ruler of Anhilwara (modern Patan), waged a successful war against the Bhil king of Ashaval, and established a city called Karnavati on the banks of the Sabarmati.
In 1411, Sultan Ahmed Shah moved the capital to Ahmedabad.

Lalbhai Dalpatbhai College of Engineering

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The 1974 Nav Nirman agitation – a protest against a 20% hike in the hostel food fees at the L.D. College of Engineering in Ahmedabad – snowballed into a movement to remove Chimanbhai Patel, then chief minister of Gujarat.
Lalbhai Dalpatbhai College of Engineering (LDCE or LD), located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

2008 Ahmedabad bombings

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The 2008 Ahmedabad bombings, a series of seventeen bomb blasts, killed and injured several people.
The 2008 Ahmedabad bombings were a series of 21 bomb blasts that hit Ahmedabad, India, on 26 July 2008, within a span of 70 minutes.

2002 Gujarat riots

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The following year, a three-day period of violence between Hindus and Muslims in the western Indian state of Gujarat, known as the 2002 Gujarat riots, spread to Ahmedabad; refugee camps were set up around the city.
Following the initial incident there were further outbreaks of violence in Ahmedabad for three months; statewide, there were further outbreaks of violence against the minority Muslim population for the next year.

List of million-plus urban agglomerations in India

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Ahmedabad's population of 5,633,927 (as per 2011 population census) makes it the fifth most populous city in India, and the encompassing urban agglomeration population estimated at 6,357,693 is the seventh most populous in India.

Karna (Chaulukya dynasty)

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The area around Ahmedabad has been inhabited since the 11th century, when it was known as Ashaval . At that time, Karna, the Chaulukya ruler of Anhilwara (modern Patan), waged a successful war against the Bhil king of Ashaval, and established a city called Karnavati on the banks of the Sabarmati.
Karna is credited with defeating a Bhil chief of Ashapalli, and laying the foundation of the Karnavati city, identified with the modern Ahmedabad in western India.

Manek Burj

Ahmed Shah I laid the foundation of the city on 26 February 1411 (at 1.20 pm, Thursday, the second day of Dhu al-Qi'dah, Hijri year 813 ) at Manek Burj.
Manek Burj (literally Ruby bastion) is the foundation bastion of the Bhadra Fort of the old city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Mahatma Gandhi

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The Indian independence movement developed roots in the city when Mahatma Gandhi established two ashrams – the Kochrab Ashram near Paldi in 1915 and the Satyagraha Ashram (now Sabarmati Ashram) on the banks of the Sabarmati in 1917 – which would become centres of nationalist activities.
In November 1887, the 18-year-old Gandhi graduated from high school in Ahmedabad.

Ahmedabad Cantonment

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Ahmedabad Cantonment provides residential zones for Indian Army officials.
Ahmedabad Cantonment is situated between Ahmedabad city and Gandhinagar in the state of Gujarat in India.

Navnirman Andolan

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The 1974 Nav Nirman agitation – a protest against a 20% hike in the hostel food fees at the L.D. College of Engineering in Ahmedabad – snowballed into a movement to remove Chimanbhai Patel, then chief minister of Gujarat.
Middle-class people and some factory workers also joined protests in Ahmedabad; they also attacked some ration shops.

Akbar

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Ahmedabad was then reoccupied by the Muzaffarid dynasty until 1573 when Gujarat was conquered by the Mughal emperor Akbar.
In 1572, he moved to occupy Ahmedabad, the capital, and other northern cities, and was proclaimed the lawful sovereign of Gujarat.