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  Porbandar - LoveToKnow 1911
PORBANDAR, a native state of India, in the Kathiawar political agency, Bombay, extending along the S.W. coast of the peninsula of Kathiawar.
This limestone is used for buildings in Porbandar without mortar, and is said to coalesce into a solid block under the influence of moisture.
A large trade is conducted in native boats as far as the east coast of Africa.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Porbandar   (104 words)

  
 Gujarat Maritime Board - Ports - Porbandar
Porbandar is an all-weather Port with direct berthing facilities.
It is situated on the west coast of Saurashtra facing the Arabian Sea.
Porbandar is connected to the rest of India by broad gauge railway.
www.gmbports.org /ports_porbandar.htm   (147 words)

  
  1Up India > India > Gujarat > Porbandar in Gujarat-
Porbandar is a picturesque old sea port associated with the birth of Mahatma Gandhi.It is situated on the south coast about midway between Veraval and Dwarka.
Gandhiji's grandfather, Uttamchand Gandhi, was the prime minister to the King Of Porbandar and inherited this position and later on passed it to his brother Tulsidas upon occupying a similar position at Rajkot and later at Wankaner.
Porbandar has several large cement and chemical factories and a textile mill.
www.1upindia.com /states/gujarat/porbandar.html   (595 words)

  
 Porbandar, Information about Porbandar, Porbandar Tour
Porbandar, the coastal heritage town of Gujarat is located on the Saurashtra peninsula, on the Arabian Sea.
The most impressive feature of Porbandar is the city planning and the stone buildings with ashlar masonry and rich carving, the facades of the houses on either side of the streets, with windows and carved gateways.
Porbandar was a prosperous town due to the maritime trade and was a thriving port in the Mughal period.
www.indovacations.net /english/Porbander_about.htm   (378 words)

  
 Porbandar,Porbandar India,Porbandar Travel,Porbandar Tourism,Porbandar Tours,The Land of Mahatma Gandhi,Gujarat Travel ...
Porbandar, situated at the end of Saurashtra is a picturesque seaport on the Arabian Sea having pleasant beaches with beach villas.
Birthplace of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, Porbandar is an intermediate seaport on the southwest coast of Saurashtra.
Rail: Porbandar is a railway station and is connected to many places in Gujarat and western India.
www.indiantravelportal.com /gujarat/porbandar   (966 words)

  
 Wildlife Trust of India - India's Premier Animal Welfare Organisation. Wildlife Conservation|Animal Rescue ...
All roads of Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, led to the Chowpatty beach this Sunday, as thousands of residents converged here to accord a ceremonial welcome to the world's largest fish.
Porbandar, May 23, 2004 : As cloud-bearing monsoon winds brought the sea crashing on the Chowpatty beach, thousands of colorfully clad men, women and children stood up with their arms raised and pledged to protect Vhali, the Whale Shark.
The 40 ft life-sized inflatable model of the world's largest fish is designed to be the backdrop for a series of street plays on the whale shark, which are a part of the campaign to give the people of Gujarat a feeling of pride for this fish.
www.wildlifetrustofindia.org /html/news/2004/040524_porbandar.htm   (953 words)

  
 Gandhi Tourist Places : Porbandar
Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi is situated at the end of Saurashtra (Gujarat State) and is a picturesque seaport on the Arabian Sea.
To commemorate the birth of Gandhiji a 79 ft high imposing building has been built in the lane where Bapu (as Gandhiji is known) was born in 1869.
There are direct train and air services from Mumbai to Porbandar.
www.mkgandhi.org /gandhiyatra/porbander.htm   (155 words)

  
 Porbandar - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Porbandar, city in west central India, in Gujarāt state.
Porbandar is an important port on the Arabian Sea coast.
Porbandar is a coastal city in the Indian state of Gujarat, perhaps best known for being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi.
encarta.msn.com /Porbandar.html   (100 words)

  
 Tourism in Porbandar, Porbandar Tourism, Porbandar India,
Porbandar is situated along the Arabian Sea in the western Indian state of Gujarat.
The period saw the construction of a fresh water reservoir, separate schools for boys and girls, a post office, the old fort walls were pulled down to enlarge the city and a town hall, railway station, light house and Jubilee Bridge were constructed.
Gope, 50 km northeast of Porbandar has a 6th century temple with a sanctuary on a platform and the usual pyramidal shikhara roof.
www.tourism-of-india.com /porbandar.html   (1176 words)

  
 India Tourism | Porbandar
Porbandar, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, is a picturesque little seaside resort on the west coast of Gujarat.
Porbandar is directly connected to Ahmedabad, Mumbai (Bombay) Via Viramgam.
Porbandar to Ahmedabad 394 kms, Bhavnagar 300 kms, Junagadh 107 kms, Rajkot 178 kms, Somnath 118 kms.
www.india-tourism.com /EN/porbandar.html   (112 words)

  
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 Celebrating 75 years of The Salt March 1930 - 2005
Kirti Mandir, Porbandar: Nestled on the coast of Saurashtra, Kathiawad the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba, is an ancient sea port.
Porbandar is a small town with a majestic sea front and an all weather port.
The Palace of the Porbandar royals is an imposing structure on the waterfront.
www.saltmarch.org.in /gandhian.html   (1772 words)

  
 Porbandar Online
On the western coast of Saurashtra, Gujarat, lies the harbour city of Porbandar, better known as the birth-place (Janmabhoomi) of Gandhiji - The Father of The Nation.
Porbandar is a district by itself, with a population figure of 5 lakhs.
Photographs of various places located in the city, were provided by well known artists & photographers.
www.porbandaronline.com /cityguide/index.htm   (215 words)

  
 porbandar
Porbandar is best known as the birthplace of Mohandas Karimchand Gandhi, the Mahatma.
Elongated triangle in light orange with a purple variegated edge; near the pole, a red triangle with a double triangular red flag on its shaft, a long inscription in red.
Statistical Account of Porbandar, being the Porbandar contribution to the Kathiawar portion of the Bombay Gazetteer.
www.4dw.net /royalark/India/porbandar.htm   (888 words)

  
 When a shot is fired in Fiji, many hearts in Porbandar skip a beat
Fiji has a special connection with Porbandar, because more than 80 per cent of jewellers in that country are from this coastal town.
In Porbandar town itself, there are nearly 40 families with relatives in Fiji.
As news of destruction and loss continues to trickle in, relatives in Porbandar are drawing comfort from the fact that there has been no loss of life.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/20000531/ina31023.html   (653 words)

  
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Porbandar, the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi is well connected to broad guage Rail network.
In the course of time a regular steamer service for Bombay was introduced which was discontinued after independence and amalgamation of Porbandar State into the Indian Union.
A circular lime stone masonry tower was built in 1876 by the Port Administration of the princely state.
www.geocities.com /dllmumbai/porbandar.htm   (359 words)

  
 '93 blasts: Porbandar court acquits Dawood aide
An alleged aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and the key accused in the landing of RDX and arms in 1993 has been acquitted in an Arms Act case by a court in Gujarat's Porbandar district.
These pistols were allegedly part of a huge quantity of RDX and arms that was landed on the Gosabara coast of Porbandar in 1993 and used in the serial blasts in Mumbai later the same year.
Mamumiyan, believed to be a close aide of Dawood Ibrahim, was taken into custody by police in Porbandar in January 2005.
www.rediff.com /news/2007/jun/05verdict1.htm   (251 words)

  
 Porbandar Gujarat
Porbandar is on the seashore between Dwarka and Somnath.
Porbandar used to be called Sudama Puri, and there is a Sudama Temple in the center of town.
Porbandar is a hassle-free place that does not see many foreign tourists.
www.vegetarian-restaurants.net /India-Guide/IndianStates/Gujarat/Porbandar.htm   (884 words)

  
 The Hindu : Front Page : Dawood aide brought to Porbandar
A resident of Porbandar, Mammumiyan had fled to Dubai when the police came to know of his alleged involvement in landing RDX off the Porbandar coast for use in the Mumbai serial blasts and other terrorist activities to take revenge for the demolition of the Babri Masjid.
He was also wanted for the alleged killing of a constable in Porbandar and several other attacks on police officials in different parts of the State.
According to the Porbandar Deputy Superintendent of Police, Ajay Chaudhary, Mammumiyan was wanted in connection with 14 offences and the cases would be booked against him after investigation.
www.hindu.com /2004/12/11/stories/2004121107320100.htm   (191 words)

  
 Porbandar,Porbandar Travel,Travel to Porbandar,Porbandar Travel Directory,Porbandar Travel Tourism
Porbandar, located in gujarat, west India, India, is known to all as the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi and is popular all across the length and breadth of the country as Sudamapuri and Ashmavati in the skanda purana, which is a repository of Indian mythology.
Porbandar is also the only town in the country, which is home to the lone temple of Sudama who was the childhood friend of lord Krishna since the days of Sandipani Rishi.
Sartanji Choro was built by Rana Sartanji of Porbandar who inlaid its entrances, various arches and domes, perched in the middle of a huge green, garden with exquisite carvings and breathtaking stone inlay work.
www.indiatravelmap.com /travel-to-gujarat/travel-to-porbandar.html   (307 words)

  
  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Porbandar   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Porbandar is a town in the Gujarat state of India.
This is one of the older temples and situated at the outskirts of Porbandar.
Porbandar city is the administrative headquarters of this district.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Porbandar   (284 words)

  
 Travel Attraction,India Travel Attraction,India Travel Guide, Travel India,Tourist Places in India, India Tourist ...
Porbandar is situated along the Arabian Sea in the western Indian state of Gujarat.
The summer temperature ranges between 24ºC and 42ºC and the winter temperature range from 10ºC to 24ºC. Porbandar was a historic port of the Jetwa Rajputs, a dynasty that ruled vast areas of the Kathiawad peninsula for approximately 2000 years.
The period saw the construction of a fresh water reservoir, separate schools for boys and girls, a post office, the old fort walls were pulled down to enlarge the city and a town hall, railway station, light house and Jubilee Bridge were constructed.
www.tourmyindia.com /attraction/porbandar.html   (1080 words)

  
 Porbandar - City of Maharanas, Mahatmas and Birds
Porbandar is situated along the Arabian Sea in the western Indian state of Gujarat.
The summer temperature ranges between 24ºC and 42ºC and the winter temperature range from 10ºC to 24ºC. Porbandar was a historic port of the Jetwa Rajputs, a dynasty that ruled vast areas of the Kathiawad peninsula for approximately 2000 years.
Porbandar is a railway station and is connected to many places in Gujrat and western India.
www.indianvisit.com /ivnew/destinationguides/historical/porbandar.htm   (1028 words)

  
 Porbandar . Enpsychlopedia
The discovery of ancient jetties along the Porbandar creek signifies the importance of Porbandar as an active centre of maritime activities in the past.
Porbandar was formerly the seat of the eponymous princely state in British India.
Porbandar has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 67%.
www.enpsychlopedia.com /psypsych/Porbandar   (787 words)

  
 porbandar bird sanctuary, Gujarat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The nearest Airport is at Porbandar, 5 kms.
The nearest Railway Station is at Porbandar, 5 kms.
Located in the heart of Porbandar city, this small bird sanctuary approximately 1sq km in area is home to a variety of wildfowl, teals, ibis, curlews, and a sizeable number of migratory birds.
www.indian-wildlife.com /porbandarsanctuary.htm   (70 words)

  
 Porbandar- City of Mahatma Gandhi
Porbandar was a historic port of the Jetwa Rajputs, a dynasty that ruled vast areas of the Kathiawad peninsula for approximately 2000 years.
The highlight of Porbandar is flamingoes, and great flocks of the, both greater and lesser flamingoes can be seen at remarkably close range at the coastal marshes, oblivious of the roar of trucks, the honking of cars, the noise of industries and the raucous cries of children playing cricket near the coast!
As we returned to Porbandar and settled for the night in the tourist bungalow, the sun was setting in the horizon turning the sands of the beach a beautiful golden brown.
www.indiaprofile.com /destinations/porbandar.htm   (2580 words)

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