Ahmedabad, also known as Amdavad, is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat.
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Adani Group

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The city also houses the corporate headquarters of the Adani Group, a multinational trading and infrastructure development company.
Adani Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate headquartered in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Nehru Bridge

The colonial period saw the expansion of the city to the western side of Sabarmati, facilitated by the construction of Ellis Bridge in 1875 and later the relatively modern Nehru Bridge.
The Nehru Bridge is a major bridge over the river Sabarmati, and serves as an artery of major public transport for the city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat, India.

2001 Gujarat earthquake

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The city suffered some of the impact of the 2001 Gujarat earthquake; up to 50 multi-storey buildings collapsed, killing 752 people and causing much damage.
In Ahmedabad, Gujarat's commercial capital with a population of 6.4 million, as many as 50 multi-storey buildings collapsed and several hundred people were killed.


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Ahmedabad houses other major Indian corporates such as: Rasna, Wagh Bakri, Nirma, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, and Intas Biopharmaceuticals.
Rasna is a soft drink concentrate brand owned by Pioma Industries which is based in Ahmedabad, India.

Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service

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The Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS), maintained by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, runs the public bus service in the city.
Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) runs the public bus service in the city of Ahmedabad in India.The responsibility of the administration of AMTS comes under the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, 15 km from the city centre, provides domestic and international flights.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (SVPIA) is an international airport serving the cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, India.

The Financial Express (India)

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Newspapers in Ahmedabad include English dailies such as The Times of India, Indian Express, DNA, The Economic Times, The Financial Express, Ahmedabad Mirror and Metro.
Part of The Indian Express Group, the newspaper publishes eleven editions in English from leading cities—Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune.

Vallabhbhai Patel

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The Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya and the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial have permanent displays of photographs, documents and other articles relating to Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel.
Returning to India, Patel settled in Ahmedabad and became one of the city's most successful barristers.


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In 1535 Humayun briefly occupied Ahmedabad after capturing Champaner when the ruler of Gujarat, Bahadur Shah, fled to Diu.
He then spent 23 years rebuilding and embellishing Champaner, which he renamed Muhammadabad, after which he moved the capital there from Ahmedabad.

Charles Correa

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Charles Correa, who became a partner of Doshi's, designed the Gandhi Ashram and Achyut Kanvinde, and the Indian Textile Industries Research Association.
All of his work – from the carefully detailed memorial Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Museum at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad to Kanchanjunga Apartment tower in Mumbai, the Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur, the planning of Navi Mumbai, MIT's Brain and Cognitive Sciences Centre in Cambridge, and most recently, the Champalimad Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon, places special emphasis on prevailing resources, energy and climate as major determinants in the ordering of space.

Police commissioner

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For example, it is held by DG rank officer in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Delhi and Chennai; by Additional DG (ADG) rank officer in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Surat etc.; by IG rank officer in Gurgaon, Pune, Coimbatore, Madurai, Thane, Howrah, Siliguri etc.; by DIG rank officer in Trivandrum, Kochi, Bidhannagar etc.

Saptak School of Music

Saptak School of Music festival is held in the first week of the new year.
The Saptak School of Music is a major classical music and performing arts education institution in Ahmedabad, India.


It is named after the Hindu saint Baba Maneknath.
Baba Maneknath was 15th century legendary Hindu saint who lived on the banks of Sabarmati river near present city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Pharmaceutical industry in India

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Two of the biggest pharmaceutical companies of India — Zydus Cadila and Torrent Pharmaceuticals – are based in the city.
Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore and Ahmedabad are the major pharmaceutical hubs of India.

Golden Quadrilateral

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This expressway is part of the Golden Quadrilateral project.
Other cities connected by this network include Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jaipur, Kanpur, Pune, Surat, Vijayawada, Ajmer, Vizag, Bodhgaya, Varanasi, Agra, Mathura, Dhanbad, Gandhinagar, Udaipur, and Vadodara.

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University has over 100,000 students enrolled on its distance learning courses.
Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University''' is a public institution of higher learning in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

States and union territories of India

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Ahmedabad, also known as Amdavad, is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat.

Ahmedabad Bus Rapid Transit System

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Janmarg is a bus rapid transit system in the city.
Janmarg, also known as Ahmedabad BRTS, is a bus rapid transit system in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.


Sardar Patel Stadium (also known as Motera Stadium), built in 1982, hosts both one day internationals and test matches.
Known as the luxury hub for the cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, Motera is a suburban neighbourhood in the area of Sabarmati near Chandkheda in the North-West region of the metropolitan city of Ahmedabad in India.

Salt March

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In 1930, Gandhi initiated the Salt Satyagraha from Ahmedabad by embarking from his ashram on the Dandi Salt March.
According to The Statesman, the official government newspaper which usually played down the size of crowds at Gandhi's functions, 100,000 people crowded the road that separated Sabarmati from Ahmadabad.

Calico Mills

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Architects given commissions in the city included Louis Kahn, who designed the IIM-A; Le Corbusier, who designed the Shodhan and Sarabhai Villas, the Sanskar Kendra and the Mill Owner's Association Building, and Frank Lloyd Wright, who designed the administrative building of Calico Mills and the Calico Dome. On 30 May 1861 Ranchhodlal Chhotalal founded the first Indian textile mill, the Ahmedabad Spinning and Weaving Company Limited, followed by the establishment of a series of textile mills such as the Calico Mills, Bagicha Mills and Arvind Mills.
The Calico Mills was one of Ahmedabad’s earliest textile mills established in 1880.

Western Railway zone

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Ahmedabad is one of six operating divisions in the Western Railway zone.
The major railway routes of Indian Railways which come under Western Railways are: Mumbai Central - Ratlam, Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad and Palanpur - Ahmedabad.

Sabarmati River

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Ahmedabad is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, 30 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, which is its twin city.
Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, the commercial and political capitals of Gujarat respectively, were established on the banks of Sabarmati river.

Arvind (company)

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On 30 May 1861 Ranchhodlal Chhotalal founded the first Indian textile mill, the Ahmedabad Spinning and Weaving Company Limited, followed by the establishment of a series of textile mills such as the Calico Mills, Bagicha Mills and Arvind Mills.
Its headquarters is in Naroda, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Kochrab 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.
Founded on 25 May 1915, Gandhi's Kochrab Ashram was located near the city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat.