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  Jamnagar Yellow Pages, Map, Home Loan and Jamnagar Fashion.
The founder of the princely state of Jamnagar was the Jam Rawal, who descended on the northern coast of Kathiawar in 1535 A.D. Jam Rawal's father Jam Lakhaji ruled in Terabanu in Kutch.
She should have punished him, but as he had at all other times honored her.
So he should no longer dwell in Kutch but cross the sea and take Kathiawar as a dwelling place.
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  Kathiawar - LoveToKnow 1911
Four of the old races, the Jaitwas, Churasamas, Solunkis and Walas still exist as proprietors of the soil who exercised sovereignty in the country prior to the immigration of the Jhalas, Jadejas, Purmars, Kathis, Gohels, Jats, Mahommedans and Mahrattas, between whom the country is now chiefly portioned out.
Kathiawar has many notable antiquities, comprising a rock inscription of Asoka, Buddhist caves, and fine Jain temples on the sacred hill of Girnar and at Palitana.
The progressive prosperity of Kathiawar received a shock from the famine of 1899-1900, which was felt everywhere with extreme severity.
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 Site Descriptions
It is in the lands of the village of Kakreji, taluka Malia, division Halar, Kathiawar Agency.
It is in the lands of the village of Rangpur, taluka Morvi, division Halar, Kathiawar Agency.
It is in the lands of the village of Phagasia, taluka Morvi, division Halar, Kathiawar Agency.
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 Kathiawar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The major cities of Kathiawar are Jamnagar on the Gulf of Kutch, Rajkot in the center of the peninsula, Bhavnagar on the Gulf of Cambay, and Porbandar on the west coast.
Upon independence, Kathiawar became part of India, although the Muslim ruler of Junagadh sought to become part of Pakistan; India intervened, and Junagadh acceded to India, although Pakistan still maintains a claim to it.
The former princely states of Kathiawar were grouped into the new province of Saurashtra, which became a state in 1950.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Kathiawar or Kathiawad (Gujarati: કાઠીયાવાડ ;) is a peninsula in western India.
The major cities of Kathiawar are Rajkot in the center of the peninsula, Jamnagar on the Gulf of Kutch, Bhavnagar on the Gulf of Cambay, Porbandar on the west coast, historic city of Junagadh on the South.
Other national parks on Kathiawar are Blackbuck National Park (Velavadar) on the Gulf of Cambay and Marine National Park, on the Gulf of Kutch near Jamnagar.
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 Kathiawar - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Kathiawar, peninsula of western India, in Gujarat State.
The historic town and port of Porbandar was the birthplace of Mohandas Gandhi in 1869, and Rajkot was where he spent his early years when his father...
Khambhāt, Gulf of, inlet of the Arabian Sea, western India, between the Kathiawar Peninsula and the mainland of India.
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 Rajkot - LoveToKnow 1911
RAJKOT, India, capital of a native state in Bombay, and headquarters of the political agent for Kathiawar.
It is situated in the middle of the peninsula of Kathiawar, and is the centre of the railway system.
All these institutions are maintained at the joint expense of the chiefs of Kathiawar.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Rajkot   (121 words)

 International Vegetarian Union - Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948)
Kathiawar, though small in population, is almost a great as the whole of England in area.
The original motive with which the Political Agency was established, was to preserve the rights of the princes and the people, and maintain peace throughout the province.
"It is to the effect that all existing licenses given to legal practitioners in Kathiawar are to be cancelled, and that all the pleaders are required to qualify themselves anew by the annual payment of 30 rupees.
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 Cricinfo - The Indian world record thwarted by a sulk - Print -
One is that the result was a rarity in that one side - Kathiawar - forfeited the match as a result of boredom - and the other is that during it Bhausaheb Babasaheb Nimbalkar set what still remains the record for the highest first-class score by an Indian.
The match came in an era of big scores in the Ranji Trophy, partly caused by the competition rules which stated that in the event of a drawn match the side leading after the first innings were the winners.
On a balmy December day at Poona, Kathiawar were bowled out for 238 on the first day of the four-day match, and by the close Maharashtra were well placed at 132 for 1.
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 Kathiawar in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Kathiawar peninsula, part of Gujarat, is situated in western India.
The major cities are Jamnagar on the Gulf of Kutch, Bhavnagar on the Gulf of Cambay, Porbandar on the west coast, and Rajkot.
In the south coast of Kathiawar is the Diu town.
www.india9.com /i9show/Kathiawar-51164.htm   (168 words)

 Kanji Svami Panth
The Kanji Svami Panth is the most successful Jain movement in the present century, and Kanji Svami has been the reviver of Digambara Jainism in Gujarat and all India.
Kanji Svami was born in 1889 in a village on the Kathiawar Peninsula of Gujarat.
Soon he became a learned monk, well-known as the 'Koh-i-noor of Kathiawar.' About 1921 he encountered Kundakunda's Essence of the Doctrine which changed his life.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/jainism/kanji.html   (1120 words)

 Kamat Research Database - Temples of Gujarat
The temples built in western India between Muhammad Ghana's expedition to Somnath in Kathiawar in 1025-26 A.D., and the conquest of this part of the country by the Sultans of Delhi in 1298 A.D., represent one of the richest and most prolific developments of the Indo-Aryan style of architecture.
To complete the damage, a devastating earthquake with its epicenter in Kathiawar occurred at the beginning of the 19th century, so that a large number of temples were reduced to crumbling ruins and shapeless masses of masonry.
The massive substructure of the wall which encircles the shrines in an unbroken circuit emphasizes the fact that a desire for seclusion marks the devotional ceremonies of the Jains.
www.kamat.com /database/content/temples/temples_of_gujarat.htm   (1883 words)

 Sindh Kutch Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
To reach Kutch or Kathiawar, from Mohenjo Daro would involve going by boat-down the Indus, circle around the creek of Kutch and the Gulf of Kutch.
This migration of a sizeable tribe end-block does not appear to be an outcome of pressure of population on the land in Sindh, but possibly divided loyalties to the rulers.
Arab sources mention Hisam Taghlib’s expeditions against Valabhi Kingdom of Kathiawar and the northern Gujarat, but archaeological evidence shows that this may have taken place in 766 AD a year before his arrival in Sindh and therefore during the governorship of his predecessor Amar Ataki.
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The Archdiocese of Bombay comprises the Island of Bombay with several outlying churches in the neighbouring Island of Salsette, and a large portion of the Bombay Presidency stretching northwards from the river Nerbudda as far as Quetta, including the districts of Gujerat (Broach, Baroda, Ahmedabad), Kathiawar, Cutch, Sind and a portion of Beluchistan.
Most of the archdiocese is thus separated from its centre in Bombay Island by a distance of about 200 miles, the intervening country being assigned to the Diocese of Damaun.
The archdiocese is served by 50 fathers, 19 scholastics, and 16 lay brothers of the German province of the Society of Jesus, and 19 native secular priests, attending 24 churches and 25 chapels, besides Sisters of the Orders of Jesus and Mary and the Daughters of the Cross engaged in education and charitable work.
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 Cricinfo - Players and Officials - Bhausaheb Nimbalkar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
But while that mammoth innings - still the fourth highest in first class cricket - remains the undisputed highlight of his career, the fact is that BB Nimbalkar had a long and impressive record in the national competition.
Kathiawar were all out for 238 and Nimbalkar, who came in at No. 3, and KV Bhandarkar added 455 runs for the second wicket which stood as an Indian first-class record for 43 years.
At 443, he was within striking distance of Don Bradman's then world record score of 452, made 19 years earlier when the Kathiawar captain, Thakore Sahib of Rajkot, decided to concede the match with the Maharashtra score 826 for 4.
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 Local solutions: recharge of wells / Kathiawar-India.
These coastal plains stretch from the hot and semi-arid Kathiawar peninsular in the north to the humid Malabar Coast of Kerala State in the south.
The erstwhile rulers of Kathiawar saw to it that every village maintain a water reservoir and forests and wildlife were well protected.
Shri Mehta concluded that this type of recharging of bore wells may be extremely useful in coastal alluvial areas provided the general water table conditions are prevailing within 30 to 40 m depth.
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 Tour Of India - Palitana, Mount Abu
As the map shows, it is away down in a corner of Kathiawar, where travellers scarcely ever go in fact, the railway was only opened in November, and is not marked on the map.
It is the capital of a Native State, and close to it is the holy mountain Satranjaya, a famous place of pilgrimage.
From the city there is an illimitable view of burnt brown plain with the sea in the dim distance to the south-east.
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 Baroda, Western India and Gujarat Agency - Indian Princely States
In the map I've been referring to it is surrounded by the state of Junagadh, 3 unnamed territories, an exclave of Baroda and two portions of territory belonging to Bombay.
Another relatively large state of the Kathiawar peninsula, in the shores of the Gulf of Kutch.
In the southwest of the Kathiawar Peninsula, between the states of Navanagar and Junagadh, Ed Haynes' 1931 data show 115,000 inhabitants in 642 sq.
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 Kadiwal Sayeds in India
He is said to have visited the Mughal emperor Aurengzeb in the Deccan, and reviled the faith of his forbears to win the heart of the emperor.
Henceforward, the Ismailis broke their relation with the chilia, the followers of Sayed Mashaikh Shah, who died in 1108/1697 in Ahmadabad, and his followers later quarrelled as to whether he had been a Sunni or Shia, causing further internal splits.
Thus, Hasan Pir had to administer the mission all alone in Gujrat and Kathiawar, and died probably in 1126/1715.
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 Iranica.com - GUJARAT
The subsequent rise of the Kushans resulted in the further dispersal of Saka principalities throughout Cutch, Kathiawar, Malwa, and the Narmada valley, the last conquered by Rudradaman in 150 C.E. (Kielhorn, p.
The Maitrakas made their capital at Valabhi in eastern Kathiawar, on a site then much closer to the sea than now, to which it was linked by the Bhavnagar channel.
He may have owned a fleet of vessels, implying that as early as the late 13th century, the shipping of pilgrims to the H®eja@z from Gujarat and Kathiawar was well established.
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Der Artikel Kathiawar gehört zur Kategorie: Halbinsel, Geographie (Indien)
Kathiawar und Saurashtra zwischen dem Golf von Kutch und dem Golf von Khambat.
Kathiawar ist der nördliche Teil, Saurashtra der südliche Teil der Halbinsel.
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 memon.com - Personalities
At the age of 12, the Allama went to Delhi from his birth place Rajkot, in Kathiawar and became a pupil of the noted scholar and interpreter of Qur'an and hadith, Mian Nazeer Hussain Dehlavi.
Baff ister Wali travelled extensively throughout Kathiawar to see for himself the social and educational conditions of the Memon community.
He realised the need to publish a magazine for campaigning for reforms and, as such, he started the publication from Bombay in 1929, The leadership of the community at that time was mostly hereditary.
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 AAS Abstracts: South Asia Session 165   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
One was his disgust at what he considered the dishonest intrigues for power and wealth that prevailed in his native Kathiawar peninsula.
Second was his desire to see to a new country, and third the opportunity to earn money for the support of his and his brother Kalidas's joint family in Rajkot.
A fourth, unstated motive, was probably the desire to escape from the humiliating status he and his fellow Indians in Rajkot occupied as inferiors to the European sahebs and memsahebs-in sharp contrast to the social equality he had experienced as a student in London, especially as a member of the Vegetarian Society.
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The Walker treaty of 1807 brought peace to the Kathiawar states for the first time in several generations.
He was a strong advocate of Indian independence and was one of the first princes to sign the instrument of accession.
After the transfer of power he served as the first Rajpramukh of Kathiawar, then represented his country at the United Nations.
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 International Trade Of Sindh From Its Port Barbaricon (Banbhore) 200 BC to 200 AD
It is certain that their contacts with the South Asia must have been mainly through Sindh ports and only some time via Kutch, Kathiawar and north-western Gujarat but never further South beyond Lothal.
The Gulf of Cambay (Kutch, Kathiawar and the northern Gujarat) was ruled by Sakas whose capital was another Minnagara near Chitor.
It belonged to Southern Sindh, Kutch, Kathiawar, and Marwar.
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