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  Gujarat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gujarat borders Pakistan, and the states of Rajasthan to the north-east, Madhya Pradesh to the east, Maharashtra and the Union territories of Diu, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the south.
The Patel Jats of Gujarat are wealthy and landlords.
The state of Rajasthan is to the northeast, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and Maharashtra and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the south and southeast of Gujarat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gujarat_State,_India   (3988 words)

 Tourism of India - States of India - Gujarat
Situated on the west coast of India, the state of Gujarat is one of India's wealthier states with a number of important industries, particularly textiles and electronics.
Gujarat was the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.
Gujarat is the former home of a majority of India's emigrants, particularly to Africa, the UK and USA.
www.tourismofindia.com /sts/stgujarat.htm   (554 words)

 INDIA State Information (Gujarat)
The drive to be among the foremost states of India in all spheres of activites is infectious - and representative of the state's people as well as those in power.
Gujarat plans to upgrade it's power and water scenario through radical and concrete measures in the areas of electricity transmission and water distribution.
With the states high potential for alternative power generation, power from non-conventional sources has been given the highest priority and this would be achieved by adopting suitable and competitive policies by the state.
www.asiatradehub.com /india/state_gujrat3.asp   (1030 words)

 Focus To India,State Gujarat,Gandhinagar,Society,Education,Religion,People,Sports
Located in western India, Gujarat is bounded north by Pakistan and Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh in the east, Maharashtra in the southeast and Arabian Sea in the west
Gujarat is the main producer of tobacco, cotton and groundnut.
Gujarat is recognised as one of the leading industrialised States in the Country.
www.focustoindia.com /gujaratindia.html   (695 words)

 Massacre in India :: Islamiway ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Violence raged in India's western Gujarat state as the Prime Minister appealed for peace while sending in fresh troops to quell the country's worst religious bloodshed in a decade.
Both houses of India's parliament were forced to adjourn in uproar yesterday as opposition MPs attacked the government for failing to control the violence.
The opposition is angry because the chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, who belongs to the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which controls the ruling coalition, has not only avoided the sack for allegedly conniving in the pogroms but is being encouraged by the BJP to stand in new elections.
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 Welcome to iNDEXTb
Gujarat located on the western-most part in India is one among several federal states in the Union of India.
Formed in 1960 as a seperate State, Gujarat over last 42 years has emerged as a leading industrialised state in the country proving to be, the ultimate destination for many investors both from within and outside India to make profitable investment.
In the subsequent pages, an attempt is made to highlight the economy of Gujarat, the salient features of the policies being pursued by the State Government for accelerating the flow of investment both in the industrial and infrastructure sectors, the resources available, the investment opportunities identified and the facilitating institutions.
www.gujaratindustry.gov.in   (137 words)

 Conflict in Social Forestry: An Experience in Gujarat State in India
India is a second largest densely populated democracy with a geographical area of 3,267,263 sq.km.
The state of Gujarat is one of the progressive states in the western part of India with an area of 196,024 sq.
The demonstration of what could be achieved in village wasteland; participation of school and farming of tree crop by a farmer was turning point in community forestry in Gujarat State in India.
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 Gujarat - State Of India - Kids Corner By India Vilas
The name 'Gujarat' is said to have been derived from the word Gujjar Rashtra - the land of Gujjars - an ancient tribe that entered India with the Huns and settled in western India.
Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Indian nation was born in Porbandar, Gujarat.
The Rabari tribes of the Bhuj district in Gujarat, are famous for their exotic dress and culture.
www.indiavilas.com /kidscorner/states_indiamain.asp?s=Gujarat   (406 words)

 Gujarat Tourist State,Gujarat India Tour,Gujarat Tourism in India,Tourist State Gujarat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Gujarat is a vibrant land with a historical and cultural tradition.
Gujarat is the north-western state on borders of Pakistan, to the north of Gujarat is Rajasthan and towards the Northeast, Madhya Pradesh and Maharastra, its coastline is on the Arabian Sea.
Gujarat was formed in 1968, it has since, grown and is respected as one of the most industrialised states in the country.
www.atrip4india.com /indian-states/gujarat.htm   (602 words)

 Gujarat State, India
Gujarat is the most industrialized state in India after Maharashtra.
The basis for creation (demarcation) of the state in its present form on May 1, 1960 was linguistic majority (Gujarati).
The state government is a stronghold of the Sangh Parivar.
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/g/gu/gujarat_state__india.shtml   (313 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Bharuch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Bharuch (also known as Broach) is a district in south Gujarat state in India.
Bharuch was part of the Sultanate of Gujarat and was subsequently annexed by the Mughals, and finally by the British.
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.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Bharuch   (587 words)

 Tourist Palaces in Gujarat,Imperial Palaces in Gujarat India,Gujarat Imperial Palaces Travel Guide of India
India has a record of the largest number (562) of princely states till 1947.
Like beehives they were clustered throughout India, varying in size from a mighty holding like that of Nizam’s Hyderabad down to territories with less than a square mile with “His Highness’ commanding a population of 100 souls generating an annual revenue as low as Rs.
Driving through Western India, one is impressed by the numerous palaces, havelis and darbargarhs that capriciously pop past the windows of your car as you follow the sea coast or the highway turns and twists of Gujarat.
www.indiasite.com /gujarat/palacesofgujarat.html   (2079 words)

 Fluorides and Fluoridation - Mehsana District, Gujarat State, India
Fluorides and Fluoridation - Mehsana District, Gujarat State, India
The Mehsana district in north Gujarat is located within the latitudes 23:02' N to 24:09°' N and longitudes 71:26°' E to 72:51°' E. The district owes its name to the town of Mehsana founded by Mahesaji or Masaji - a ruler of Chavada dynasty in 12th/13th century AD.
In India, a patient of dental fluorosis was prescribed fluoride mouth rinse (Proflo) to render the teeth stronger.
www.rvi.net /~fluoride/000081.htm   (2460 words)

 Architecture of India - Great Buildings Online
Kanchanjunga Apts, by Charles Correa, at Bombay, India, 1970 to 1983.
Sangath, by Balkrishna Doshi, at Ahmedabad, Gujarat State, India, 1979 to 1981.
Temple of Brahmeswara, by unknown, at Bhubaneswar in Orissa, India, 880.
www.greatbuildings.com /places/india.html   (226 words)

 News: India: Floods - Jun 2005, 94 die in torrential rains, flash floods in India's Gujarat state
The floods in Gujarat, which began six days ago, have inundated scores of villages and water has overwhelmed residential suburbs of many towns, including worst-affected Vadodra, state government officials said.
State revenue minister Kaushik Patel said that several areas had witnessed as much rainfall in the past few days as they would usually see throughout the three-month monsoon season.
Most of India is currently in the grip of seasonal monsoon rains and while at many places the volumes are below average, in Gujarat the torrent has caused havoc.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/SKAR-6DVC94?OpenDocument   (487 words)

 Buddhists Plan Mass Conversion in India's Gujarat State -- Beliefnet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Ahmadabad, India, July 23--(AP) An Indian Buddhist group said Tuesday it plans to conduct a mass conversion of lower-caste Hindus into Buddhism in Gujarat state, where many such people took part in anti-Muslim riots that killed hundreds last year.
Nearly 10,000 people throughout the state had agreed to participate in the mass conversion on Oct. 5 in the city of Vadodara, 117 kilometers (72 miles) north of Ahmadabad, the state's largest city, he said.
Gujarat state recently passed a law that prohibits most religious conversions unless a person receives permission from a magistrate.
www.beliefnet.com /story/130/story_13000_1.html   (405 words)

Vadodara is also a district in the state of Gujarat and the city is the administrative headquarters of this district.
To the east is the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Baroda was added to Bombay state, which was divided into the states of Gujarat and Maharastra in 1960.
www.gloriousindia.com /places/cities/baroda.html   (494 words)

 UNICEF - India - Enrolment drive sends almost 600,000 girls and boys to school in Gujarat, India
GUJARAT, India, 30 June 2006 — Every one of Gujarat State’s 18,000 villages was celebrating on 17 June, the start of a three-day, statewide enrolment drive that ultimately placed 593,863 children in school.
The achievement is particularly notable because Gujarat — though one of the most economically developed states in India — has ranked low in female literacy, with a rate of only 58.6 per cent in 2001.
In villages throughout Gujarat, children dressed in colourful costumes and wore festive crowns, celebrating the importance of school enrolment.
www.unicef.org /infobycountry/india_34789.html   (546 words)

 1Up India > India > Gujarat > Find out all you wanted to know about the Gujarat state in India.
Gujarat has always been a popular tourist destination, mainly due to the wildlife sanctuaries, 'The Ranns of Kutch'.
It is one of India's wealthiest states, supporting modern industrial complexes as well as thriving village handicrafts.
Surprisingly, the British were the least successful interlopers, the eastern portion of Gujarat surviving British rule as a collection of princely states right up to Independence.
www.1upindia.com /states/gujarat   (501 words)

 Armed Conflicts Report - India - Gujarat
The anti-Islamic bias of Gujarat’s state police and judiciary in bringing to justice those responsible for the previous year’s violence resulted in further animosity between the two groups.
State police and officials of the ruling BJP were accused of participating in, and even orchestrating, the riots.
Gujarat, the BJP, and the state police of complicity in March’s anti-Muslim riots.
www.ploughshares.ca /libraries/ACRText/ACR-IndiaGujarat.html   (2962 words)

Gandhinagar is the capital of Gujarat State, India.
Gandhinagar is also the a district in the state of Gujarat.
In 1960, the old Bombay state was split into Maharashtra and Gujarat, with Ahmedabad as the first capital of Gujarat.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/g/ga/gandhinagar.html   (278 words)

Gujarat contains many of the former Princely states of India, and is the second-most industrialized state in the Republic of India after Maharashtra.
Gujarat borders Pakistan, and the states of Rajasthan to the north-east, Madhya Pradesh to the east, Maharashtra and the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the south.
Its capital is Gandhinagar, a planned city which is close to Ahmedabad, the former state capital and the current commercial center of Gujarat.
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 Official Portal of Gujarat Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Ever since its inception, Gujarat has been showing a new direction to the nation during the last 43 years.
It is conquering new grounds and is still at ease with the Number One position among different states in the country.
In the 21st Century, its goal is to be compared with the economic growth rate of developed nations.
www.gujaratindia.com /index.htm   (66 words)

 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder
Gujarat has an unrivalled diversity of eco-systems reflected in the rich and varied birdlife of the state.
The highest count of birds in the state is usually at the Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, a shallow freshwater lake that is among the largest of its kind in India with hundreds of islands dotting its expanse of more than 100 sq km.
Saurashtra, located in the south-western part of Gujarat state in India, is home to an extremely large variety of birds ranging from raptors, waders, pheasants, ducks, etc to a large variety of extremely rare and endangered birds such as the Great Indian Bustard, the Sarus Crane and the Lesser Florican...
www.fatbirder.com /links_geo/asia/india_gujarat.html   (4162 words)

 Restaurants in Gujarat India Restaurant Reviews
Essar Steel completes expansion to 4.6mn tonnesMoneycontrol.com (press release), India - 20 hours agoEssar Steel announced today that it had completed the expansion of steel manufacturing capacity at its Hazira Complex in Gujarat, India to 4.6 million...
IT sleuths strike it rich in W IndiaTimes of India, India - 10 hours agoGujarat and Mumbai have in fact emerged as favourite destinations for IT sleuths to crack down even as there is a sharp fall in the number of searches...
India hopeful of bumper wheat cropAndhra Cafe, India - 5 hours agoReports from states indicate that larger areas have been brought under wheat cultivation this year in Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat,...
www.diningguide411.com /restaurants/India/Gujarat   (325 words)

 Kamat's Potpourri: Topics on North India -- Table of Contents
The state of Gujarat (a.k.a Gujarath), located on the north western part of India is the most industrialized areas of the country.
The name Gujarat is derived from the name of a ruling community "Gurjars", but the history of Gujarat dates back to the Indus Valley civilization, and some period sites are found.
Gujarat has been a center of religious and spiritual activity with Jains, Vaishnavas (devotees of Lord Vishnu), and Zoroastrians living together for centuries.
www.kamat.com /kalranga/nindia/gujarat.htm   (191 words)

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