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

There are a number of distinguished citizens of Ahmedabad who have been awarded with the highest civilian awards of the country.

IMRB International

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In December 2011 market research firm IMRB declared Ahmedabad the best megacity to live in, when compared to India's other megacities.
In India, IMRB International operates out of its five full service offices in Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore and is supported by 15 other regional centers for collection of survey information.

Intas Biopharmaceuticals

Ahmedabad houses other major Indian corporates such as: Rasna, Wagh Bakri, Nirma, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, and Intas Biopharmaceuticals.
The Biologics Business Unit (BU) of Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited was formerly an independent biotechnology company and was known as Intas Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. Intas Pharmaceuticals limited is an Indian company headquartered in Ahmedabad, India.

Sujata Bhatt

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Sujata Bhatt was born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and brought up in Pune until 1968, when she emigrated to United States with her family.

Chaulukya dynasty

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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.
Karnavati is identified with modern Ahmedabad by some, but this is not certain.

The Indian Express

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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.
The Indian Express is published at ten locations—Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Kolkata, Vadodara, Chandigarh, Lucknow and Ahmedabad.

Divya Bhaskar

Newspapers in other languages include Divya Bhaskar, Gujarat Samachar, Sandesh, Rajasthan Patrika, Sambhaav, and Aankhodekhi.
In 2003, the Bhopal-based Bhaskar Group identified Ahmedabad, Gujarat as the city with highest potential for the fourth launch of Dainik Bhaskar outside Madhya Pradesh (MP).

Geet Sethi

Geet Sethi, a five-time winner of the World Professional Billiards Championship and a recipient of India's highest sporting award, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, was raised in Ahmedabad.
Born in Delhi in a Punjabi family and grew up in Ahmedabad, Sethi won his first major English billiards event in 1982, the Indian National Billiards Championship (an international event despite its name), defeating Michael Ferreira, and went on to win the NBC again four years in a row, 1985–1988, and made a comeback in both 1997 and 1998 to reclaim the title.

Tata Consultancy Services

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The information technology industry has developed significantly in Ahmedabad, with companies such as Tata Consultancy Services opening offices in the city.
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Cadila Pharmaceuticals

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Ahmedabad houses other major Indian corporates such as: Rasna, Wagh Bakri, Nirma, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, and Intas Biopharmaceuticals.
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited is an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, founded in 1951.

Law Garden

Some of the most visited gardens in the city include Law Garden, Victoria Garden and Bal Vatika.
Law Garden is a public garden in the city of Ahmedabad, India.

Sabarmati Marathon

Sabarmati Marathon is organised every year in December–January since 2011 which have different categories like full and half marathon, 7 km dream run, 5 km run for visually challenged and 5 km wheelchair run.
Sabarmati Marathon is an annual marathon foot-race held in Ahmedabad.

Sambhaav

Newspapers in other languages include Divya Bhaskar, Gujarat Samachar, Sandesh, Rajasthan Patrika, Sambhaav, and Aankhodekhi.
Sambhaav Metro is a newspaper in Gujarati published only from Ahmedabad (Gujarat, India), six days a week, with a day off on Sundays.

Neha Dubey

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Dubey was born in Ahmedabad to Lillete Dubey and her husband Ravi, former senior vice-president, corporate communications, in the (Tata Group).

Rajasthan Patrika

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Newspapers in other languages include Divya Bhaskar, Gujarat Samachar, Sandesh, Rajasthan Patrika, Sambhaav, and Aankhodekhi.
Rajasthan Patrika prints editions in New Delhi and the seven states of Chhattisgarh (in Bilaspur, Jagdalpur and Raipur), Gujarat (in Ahmedabad and Surat), Karnataka (in Bangalore and Hubli), Madhya Pradesh (under the shorter name of Patrika in Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Ujjain and eight other cities), Rajasthan in (Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Gangapur City and 13 other cities) and in Tamil Nadu (at Chennai and Coimbatore).

Viramgam Taluka

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Ahmedabad district is divided into a number of talukas (administrative divisions) including Ahmedabad taluka Barwala, Dholka, Dhandhuka, Detroj, Sanand, Bavla, Ranpur, Mandal, Viramgam and Daskroi.

Non-resident Indian and person of Indian origin

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In 2008, there were 2273 registered non-resident Indians living in Ahmedabad.
The Bene Israel (בני ישראל, "Sons of Israel") are a group of Jews who migrated in the 19th century from villages in the Konkan area to nearby Indian cities, primarily Mumbai, but also to Pune, and Ahmedabad.

Self Employed Women's Association

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SEWA is located in Ahmedabad, India, the city where Gandhi's ashram still exists and once served to facilitate much of the Mahatma's work.

Gujarat Samachar

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Newspapers in other languages include Divya Bhaskar, Gujarat Samachar, Sandesh, Rajasthan Patrika, Sambhaav, and Aankhodekhi.
It has headquarter in Ahmedabad.

Louis Kahn

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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.

Maratha Empire

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During the period of Maratha Empire governance, the city became the centre of a conflict between the Peshwa of Poona and the Gaekwad of Baroda.

Detroj-Rampura

Detroj
Ahmedabad district is divided into a number of talukas (administrative divisions) including Ahmedabad taluka Barwala, Dholka, Dhandhuka, Detroj, Sanand, Bavla, Ranpur, Mandal, Viramgam and Daskroi.