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Topic: Bharuch District

  Bharuch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bharuch was once a small village on the banks of the Narmada River.
Later Bharuch was part of the Mauryas, the Guptas, and Rudrama.
Modern Bharuch is one of the most heavily industrialized areas, not only in Gujarat but in India as a whole, with many large chemical plants producing fertilizers, paints, dyes, cotton, textiles, and dairy products.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bharuch   (333 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of cities in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Map showing ananthapur district Anantapur is a district and its administrative city in the southwest of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, on the border of the state of Karnataka.
Haldia Is a major seaport in West Bengal, Midnapore District, approximately 50 kilometers southwest of Calcutta near the mouth of the Hoogly River, one of the mouths of the Ganges.
Yanam or Yanaon is a district of the Union territory of Pondicherry and a town in that district.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-cities-in-India   (5204 words)

 Encyclopedia article: Bharuch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bharuch (also known as Broach) is a district in south Gujarat (An industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay) state in India (A republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947).
Bharuch was considered to be sacred among sage (Any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb) s and they would come to Bharuch and pray.
Bharuch was part of the Sultanate of Gujarat and was subsequently annexed by the Mughals (additional info and facts about Mughals), and finally by the British.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bh/bharuch.htm   (444 words)

 Districts of Gujarat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Indian state of Gujarat was created in 1960 out of the 17 northern districts of former Bombay State: Ahmedabad, Amreli, Banaskantha, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Dang, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Kutch, Mehsana, Panchmahal, Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Surat, Surendranagar, and Vadodara.
In 1964 Gandhinagar district was formed from parts of Ahmedabad and Mahesana, and in 1966 Valsad district was split from Surat.
On October 2, 1997 Anand district was split from Kheda, Dahod district was split from Panchmahal, Narmada District was split from Bharuch, Navsari District was split from Valsad, and Porbandar district was split from Junagadh.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Districts_of_Gujarat   (147 words)

 Peace prevails except sporadic violence
Night curfew remained imposed in Ankleshwar of Bharuch district, Kawant and Shinor of Vadodara district and Anand and Borsad town of Anand district according to police.
Tension prevailed in Savli of Vadodara district followed by rumors that a priest was arrested.
Bharuch District Collector Anju Sharma said a shop was torched in Surti Bhagol area of the town but the fire officials were successful in dousing the fire.
www.ahmedabad.com /news/2k2/apr/12peace.htm   (341 words)

 Sabarkantha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sabarkantha is a district in Northeast of Gujarat state of India.
The administrative headquarters of the district is Himmatnagar, about 80 km from Ahmedabad.
Sabarkantha District is bounded by Rajasthan state to the northeast, Banaskantha and Mehsana districts to the west, Gandhinagar and Kheda districts to the south and Panchmahal District to the east.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sabarkantha   (132 words)

 Translation From Gujarati   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bharuch, Dated 18: The villages on the banks of the river Narmada in the down stream of the Narmada dam have been using the sweet waters of Narmada for both drinking and irrigation since years.
Water scarcity has arisen in Bharuch district on north bank of the Narmada in villages from Dehgam to Janor and on the South bank from Dhanturia to Pathar.
In this context a memorandum was submitted under the leadership of the district congress leader Jayeshbhai Patel to the District authorities.
www.narmada.org /archive/others/loksatta.jan.19.html   (376 words)

 Rains pound south, west India; 67 dead
Bharuch district, where 28 died, bore the brunt of the rain fury.
More than 13,00O people in the district, which recorded 210 mm of rains in four hours, were shifted to safer places.
Four people were washed away in Thane district as more than 5,000 villagers residing on the banks of Tansa river moved to safer places.
in.rediff.com /news/2004/aug/04rains.htm   (328 words)

Bharuch district contains the talukas of Ankleshwar, Hansot, Jambusar, Jhagadia, Rajpipla, and Panoli.
Bharuch was part of the Sultanate of Gujarat and was subsequently annexed by the Mughals, and finally by the British.
Bharuch has a large Muslim community which forms approximately 35% of the district's population.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/b/bh/bharuch.html   (231 words)

 Gujarat cop abducts NRI, demands ransom
On June 3, the Gabhanwala family was on its way from Vahula village in Bharuch district to the Bharuch railway station to catch a train to Mumbai.
Police officers of Bharuch district filed a First Information Report at the instance of their seniors in Baroda.
According to a senior police officer of Bharuch district, the others involved in the incident were Jatin Vyas, a Vishwa Hindu Parishad member and president of the Bharuch district cow-protection committee, and three residents of Haldarva village near Bharuch.
www.rediff.com /news/2003/jun/11guj.htm   (451 words)

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It is another matter that the Government of India has been, of late, investing heavily for revival of the Sufi culture among Muslims that the Bharuch Police Superintendent felt to be dangerous to nab its preachers and press for their deportation.
Pointing out that the Bharuch district police chief has himself admitted that police has not been able to establish links between their arrested foreigner members and any international terrorist group, the functionaries say they are, in fact, hated by all those who indulge in violence.
The Tableegh functionaries worried at the Bharuch arrests point out that these foreigner members were certainly touring the Muslim-dominated areas of Amod, Jambusar, Palej etc as the Police says but it was not to indulge in religious propaganda but for preaching brotherhood.
www.angelfire.com /in/jalnews/2003/03071.htm   (518 words)

 BJP raises ghost voters alarm in Bharuch - Sify.com
Bharuch: With just two days left for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls commences in Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday raised an alarm regarding existence of 'fake voters' in Bharuch constituency.
BJP district General Secretary Shirish Bangadiya said the voters list in polling booth numbers 117 and 118 in the Bharuch constituency had same names and addresses.
Bharuch constituency, having 12,38,555 registered voters, will witness a three-pronged fight between BJP candidate Mansukhbhai Vasava, the only Muslim Congress candidate from Gujarat Muhammed Fansiwala Patel and tribal leader Chhotubhai Vasava of Janata Dal (United).
sify.com /fullstory.php?id=13456531   (278 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
As many as 28 people died and 13,000 were shifted to safety in Bharuch district in southern Gujarat, which was lashed by torrential rain.
In Maharashtra, four people were washed away in Thane district and more than 5,000 villagers living on the banks of the Tansa have been shifted out since last night.
In Idukki district, a couple and their three children were drowned in waters gushing from a collapsed private check-dam.
www.telegraphindia.com /1040805/asp/nation/story_3586361.asp   (477 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » 25 killed in monsoon downpour in western India
The bodies of two adults and three children were found after a mud house caved in Monday in Halasa village in the state's Anand district, the spokesman said.
Two women were killed when house collapsed in the Mankni village of Baroda district and two men were swept away in the creeks in Udhna in Surat district late on Tuesday.
In one incident, a van carrying four people was swept away by the rain-fed Karjan river in Bharuch district.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/72d7f81e14d3b9de85256ee5006e124d   (362 words)

 Probe ordered in Amod clashes
AMOD (BHARUCH DISTRICT), JAN 1: A semblance of calm returned to Amod today, after two days of violence in which two people were killed.
Curfew, imposed yesterday, was lifted for four hours this afternoon, even as District Magistrate B B Swain ordered a magisterial inquiry into yesterday's incidents in which the police fired after reportedly being fired at.
Qutub was taken to the civil hospital, where he was declared dead.Tuteja and District Superintendent of Police N D Solanki said they had been informed about the attack on Qutub's house by a Muslim delegation and would now visit his family.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19990102/0025012.html   (346 words)

 Rh400: The Quality of Reproductive Health Care in Gujarat: Perspectives of Female Health Workers and Their Clients   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In Rajkot District most of the subcenters did not have their own building; nevertheless, nearly 73 percent of the health workers were reported to be staying in the subcenter villages, either renting accommodations or living in their own houses.
Among the four districts, variations in village size led to differences in the number of villages to be covered by the ANMs and in the distance to be traveled to reach them.
In Rajkot District, 12 percent of respondents who had delivered their children at home had called upon an ANM for assistance at the time of delivery, but in the other three districts fewer than 3 percent of the women reporting a birth said they had received assistance from an ANM during delivery.
www.hsph.harvard.edu /organizations/grhf/SAsia/suchana/1299/rh400.html   (8275 words)

 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Realising this plain tract, farmers in Bharuch district have developed a new system of water sharing for their advantage.
These group wells successfully managed by small farmers in Bharuch and Surat districts are considered a grand success by the local communities.
Adihalli-Myllanhalli village area of Hassan district in the state of Karnataka used to be drought-prone.
www.baif.com /AR_03_6.htm   (1173 words)

 -Poor turnout in Dahod
But Dahod district with six assembly segments and all with tribal majority, the turnout was just an average of 40 per cent.
Devy said that tribals of this district return to their villages only during Diwali and Holi.‘‘Since it’s December, most of the tribals must have gone back to the cities and very few had been left behind in their villages,’’ he pointed out, giving reasons for poor voter turnout.
According to Devy, migration is highest from Limkheda, Jhalod and Dahod talukas of the district.
www.ahmedabad.com /news/2k2/dec/13poor.htm   (205 words)

 Rotary International: Newsroom: Press Center: News by Region: Asia
District 3130 Poona Mid Town, District 3310 Singapore and District 3480 participated.
District 3010 Delhi South and District 5040 Vancouver Fraserview participated.
District 3130 Pune Central and District 5300 Alhambra participated.
www.rotary.org /newsroom/presscenter/regnews/asia/india.html   (464 words)

The police said the victims stationed at the Churachandpur headquarters were on a patrol on the Tiddim state highway.
GANDHINAGAR, Sept 18 (UNI) — The Bharuch district administration in Gujarat today moved about 40 persons to safer places and made preparations to shift thousands others as the swollen Narmada threatened to invade Bharuch town by tonight.
Bharuch District Collector B.B. Swain said the river was already flowing above the danger mark of 7.32 metres at Golden Bridge near the town.
www.tribuneindia.com /1999/99sep19/spotlite.htm   (400 words)

 Narmada Human Rights Visit July 2-8, 1993
iii) 4 Canal-affected villages: Shamsherpura and Garkoi in Nandod taluka, Bharuch district, Gujarat.
iv) (Kevadia) Colony-affected villages: Kothi, Gora and Kewadia (Nichalaya Phaliya) in Nandod Taluka, Bharuch district, Gujarat.
Like many villagers in the submergence zone in Gujarat, and Maharashtra, they too were keen to shift in the initial stages and as members of the Narmada Dharangrast Samiti for three year (1986-1989) they kept asking for land, forest land, but the government said that not one inch of forest land would be given them.
www.narmada.org /sardar-sarovar/hrvisit930708.html   (5294 words)

 August 16, 2001 - August 19, 2001 :: News Archive :: Gujarat News at GujaratPlus.com
VADODARA: Police, public representatives and Bharuch district administration's intervention is likely to resolve the long-standing conflict between two warring sections of fishermen that reached a violent culmination on Tuesday.
He said the police and the district administration in Bharuch were trying their best to ensure that peace prevails, especially in the run-up to Ganesh Chaturthi.
It was learnt that Bharuch MLAs and MP were also trying to counsel the two groups of fishermen, whose economic interests clash over district administration's notice to ban the use of putting nets in Narmada.
www.gujaratplus.com /00-01archive/arc341.html   (996 words)

 Indiainfo.com -> News -> Spotlight -> The Ayodhya crisis -> Curfew lifted from some places in Gujarat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ahmedabad: Indefinite curfew which was imposed in parts of Baroda city, Petlad in Anand district, Balasinor in Kheda district, Vadil in Sabarkanth district and Bharuch city following incidents of violence in the past two days, has been lifted from March 17, police said.
However, curfew restrictions were still in force in some rural areas of Baroda district like Kot and Panwad, they said.
No relaxation in curfew has given in the five police station areas of Dariapur, Kalupur, Madhavpura, Karanj and Shahpur in Ahmedabad where it was clamped after eruption of fresh incidents of violence on March 15 when the VHP had sponsored a state-wide "Ram dhun" programme for the construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya.
news.indiainfo.com /spotlight/ayodhya/17curfew.html   (203 words)

 Excite - News
But the alert will continue, as we are still releasing water from the dam," said Rajiv Topno, chief of Bharuch district, where the dam is located.
A major power plant had to be shut down in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh because of the high silt content in the floodwater, officials said.
Weeks of incessant rains have also destroyed crops in large parts of the farm-dependent region and forced the closure of industrial units, causing hundreds of millions of dollars of losses.
news.excite.com /top/article/id/419688|top|08-07-2004::05:06|reuters.html   (546 words)

 Concerned Citizens Tribunal - Gujarat 2002: An inquiry into the carnage in Gujarat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Tribunal recorded the evidence of 53 witnesses from Bharuch district of which 18 pertained to Bharuch city.
The attacks within Bharuch city were characterised by massive destruction of Muslim properties and businesses, targeting of Muslim homes, terrorising Muslim populations into fleeing and a clear and close nexus between the police and the criminals belonging to the VHP/RSS/BD/BJP.
Many areas of Bharuch were traumatised in this fashion for weeks after the Godhra tragedy.A recurring complaint from many victims from Bharuch who deposed before the Tribunal was the misconduct of the Home Guards.
www.sabrang.com /tribunal/volI/incibharuch.html   (6843 words)

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