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  Vadodara City Travel Guide - Culture of Vadodara
The city of Vadodara is predominantly a Hindu city with population close to two million.
The people in Vadodara are mostly vegetarian though the youth have taken to eating of meats and other savories.
The average Vadodara resident is a born multilingual.
www.vadodara.net.in /Culture-of-Vadodara.html   (535 words)

  
 Vadodara Muncipal Corporation
Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) is in charge of administration of Vadodara city, the third largest city in the state of Gujarat, with an area of 149 sq kms and a population of 13.06 lakh residents as per 2001 census.
It would also be pertinent to note that both Vadodara and Surat had a population of about 4.67 Lakhs and 4.93 Lakhs in 1971 respectively, in 2001 the population of Surat was 24.33 lakhs and Vadodara has grown only to 13.06 lakhs.
Vadodara with its legacy of being an educational centre could position itself as a preferred location for educational institutes.
www.vadodaracity.com /development_plant.htm   (1908 words)

  
 Vadodara Hotels, Travel Guide for Vadodara
Vadodara has some good markets that sell everything from factory made, mass production items to hand crafted furniture, textiles and the entire selection of handicrafts that Gujarat is so famous for.
By Train: Vadodara lies on the main broad gauge railway lines between Mumbai-Ahmedabad and Mumbai-Delhi, so there are several trains to choose from including the two superfast Shatabdi Express trains to Ahmedabad and Mumbai and the Rajdhani Express to Delhi.
Within Gujarat, Vadodara is connected to Ahmedabad, Surat and Bhavnagar by regular roadways buses and deluxe air-conditioned coaches.
www.indiabudgethotels.com /travelguide/Vadodara_TravelGuide.asp   (857 words)

  
 Vadodara - Vadodara
The earliest mention of Vadodara is in a granth or charter of 812 that identifies it as Vadapadraka, a village attached to the nearby town of Ankottaka.
The City of Vadodara apty described by a medieval Jain writer as a “Tilak on the Brove of Lata.” was a nodal center of the costal plain of Gujarat.
All of the 5 assembly seats of Vadodara were won by the BJP during the legislative elections in 2002.
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 HISTORY OF VADODARA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Century A.D. in 1500 A.D. when Vadodara was given as Jagir by Muhamad Begda, the then Sultan of Gujarat, to his son prince Khail Khan, he built the modern fort of Vadodara.
Vadodara has later inhabited during the Maratha period as indicated by the coins and pottery.
Vadodara’s identity can be summed up in its composite culture, catholicity of outlook and general enlightenment.
www.barodalinks.com /bhispla/hisofvad.htm   (466 words)

  
 Tours to Vadodara, Vadodara tour
A Tours to Vadodara means breaking free from the monotony of the usual commercial ambience of the state of Gujarat.
Famously referred to as the cultural hub of India, Vadodara has beautiful art galleries and museums that form an integral part of the tourist attractions of the city.
To embark upon Vadodara tour you need to cover the distance of 100 km from south of Ahmedabad and 392 km from north of Mumbai.
www.indianholiday.com /gujarat/cities-in-gujarat/tours-to-vadodara/index.html   (451 words)

  
 Vadodara Related Newslinks on IndianNGOs.com
VADODARA: It is destination Gujarat for educational institutions from both within the country and abroad as various universities start thronging here in the hope of attracting students to their classrooms.
Vadodara, April 13: A CASE of fraud and breach of trust was registered against a city-based NGO by the Pavi Jetpur Taluka Development Officer (TDO).
VADODARA: The ministry of environment and forest is planning to remove Ankleshwar, which is on the list of 24 identified 'problem areas', from the list of critically polluted zones in the country.
www.indianngos.com /news/vadodara.htm   (2260 words)

  
 Vadodara India - Baroda Gujarat, Vadodara City, Travel to Baroda India
Vadodara is the cultural and industrial capital of Gujarat.
Vadodara city is the administrative headquarter of the Vadodara district in Gujarat.
Vadodara was originally called Vadapadraka, meaning 'a village amidst the banyan trees'.
www.bharatonline.com /gujarat/travel/vadodara.html   (614 words)

  
 Vadodara: Violence escalates; man burnt alive
Fresh violence broke out in Vadodara on Wednesday after a man was burnt alive in his car on Tuesday night even as the Centre dispatched five companies of 500 paramilitary personnel to contain the situation in the city.
Vadodara is rife with rumours making the work of the police difficult.
The city has been tense since the demolition of a dargah and the death of two person in consequent violence.
www.rediff.com /news/2006/may/03guj.htm   (455 words)

  
 Vadodara: Army withdrawn as peace returns
Army was withdrawn from Vadodara on Tuesday after recent tension in the city gave way to peace.
Army was deployed in the city on May 3 after demolition of a 100-year-old ''dargah'' at the historic Champaner Gate in the sensitive Fatehpura area by the Vadodara Municipal Corporation led to widespread violence in which six people were killed and over 60 injured.
As the situation went out of control after the "dargah" was razed on May 1, ten companies of State Reserve Police and another eleven companies of central para-military forces were rushed to the city to help the local police maintain law and order.
www.rediff.com /news/2006/may/08guj.htm   (253 words)

  
 Vadodara: Violence escalates; man burnt alive
Fresh violence broke out in Vadodara on Wednesday after a man was burnt alive in his car on Tuesday night even as the Centre dispatched five companies of 500 paramilitary personnel to contain the situation in the city.
Vadodara is rife with rumours making the work of the police difficult.
He said the Special Secretary is in constant touch with the state administration and is reviewing the situation at regular intervals. The Centre has also offered all kinds of assistance to the state government, he said.
in.rediff.com /news/2006/may/03guj.htm   (360 words)

  
 Vadodara leaves its stamp of class on Navratris- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The synchronised motion of thousands of dancers swirling together in perfect symmetry is the hallmark of the Vadodara garba while Surat, where trends change every year, is seen as the most corrupted form by the purists.
Rajkot too has held to tradition though its brand of dances is distinctly different from the rest of Gujarat, while the club-circuit of Ahmedabad has evolved its own versatile form of dancing in smaller groups, even in a crowd of 10,000 plus.
Most of the songs are derived from folklore and have their roots in the traditional forms of garba.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/893695.cms   (579 words)

  
 Your Business Center On Internet By - Virtual Vadodara.......Gujarat
It is the western gateway to the fortified medieval town of Vadodara.
Situated 23 Kms from Vadodara, Ajwais an idel place for weekend picnic, Sayaji Sarovar Lake, a major source of water supply for Vadodara, is situated here.
Lying 60 Kms, east of Vadodara the village of Sankheda is known for its laquer painted colourful wooden furniture and handicrafts heritage.
www.virtualvadodara.com /city.htm   (1283 words)

  
 Vadodara (city) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Vadodara (city) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Vadodara (city) (also known as Baroda), city in western India, in Gujarat State, on the Viswamitri River.
Vadodara (former state) (also known as Baroda), former state in west-central India, now part of Gujarat State.
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 Vadodara - Wikitravel
Vadodara, a town in Gujarat in India, also known as Baroda, is named for the Vad (banyan) trees that flourish in the area.
At Vadodara railway station you can get on and off both superfast and premium trains like Shatabdi and Rajdhani express, as well as travel the humble passenger trains (memu/ kathana passenger etc) that will take you to the smaller towns and villages in Gujarat.
The main bus station is the STC bus station that is a stone's throw away from the railway station (Vadodara Central).
wikitravel.org /en/Baroda   (956 words)

  
 Vadodara Travel, Tour Packages, Tours, Hotels, Holidays Or Vacation In Vadodara   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The garden city of Gujarat, Vadodara (present-day Baroda) derives its name from the profusion of banyan trees in the city.
Once the capital of the princely Gaekwad Family, Vadodara is a charming city of palaces, parks, temples, and museums.
The city underwent constant renaming, from Varhavati, Vatpatraka, Vadodara, and, in 1971, to Baroda.
us.makemytrip.com /destination/vadodara/vadodara.htm   (560 words)

  
 Vadodara City Travel Guide - Home
Vadodara, also known as Baroda, is a city of over 1.75 million people, in the west Indian state of Gujarat.
Although Rajkot and Surat are larger cities in the state, Vadodara is regarded as being Gujurat's cultural capital and is often referred to as “Sanskari-Nagar” or ‘Cultured City’.
Vadodara, May 28 : Police have arrested five people in suspicious condition at Vadodara airport in Gujarat on Wednesday.
www.vadodara.net.in   (307 words)

  
 Tehelka - The People's Paper   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Vadodara, I heard many stories and explanations for the orgy of bloodletting that had rocked that city from May 1 onwards -- (which incidentally happens to be Gujarat Day).
The more charitable ones blamed the overzealousness of the new mayor of Vadodara Sunil Solanki - that he was trying to be more Hindu than whichever god you worship in the pantheon.
I cannot help imagining that the founder of Vadodara Sayaji Rao Gaikwad must be turning in his grave, horrified at what Modi and his ilk have turned his beloved Vadodara into.
www.tehelka.com /story_main18.asp?filename=hub051106THE_VADODARA.asp   (852 words)

  
 Vadodara,Web hosting in Vadodara, hosting in Vadodara, domain registration in Vadodara,NT,Linux,Dedicated Servers in ...
All resellers in Vadodara will be given the server access control panel to administer hosting works directly.
Also Resellers in Vadodara are provided with the technical support online and support on phone, email too.
Resellers in Vadodara will be given special discounts to promote web hosting packages in Surendra Nagar.
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 Taj Residency Vadodara Vadodara Reviews
Description: Vadodara is the cultural capital of Gujarat, rich amalgam of various cultures held together by the heritage of the erstwhile royal state of the Gaekwads.
Taj Residency Vadodara is the first hotel of the new millennium in Vadodara & the country, setting standards by its distinctive and personalized service.
Vadodara is also home to Taj Residency, which has the largest banqueting/convention centre in Gujarat.
www.sidestep.com /hotels-rates-56621-taj_residency_vadodara_vadodara_india   (403 words)

  
 SC stays demolition drive in Vadodara : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Meanwhile, the Union Minister of State for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal is understood to have stated that the Vadodara administration could have avoided demolition of a dargah in view of the people's sentiments associated with the old shrine.
The Minister said he was attending a May Day rally in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh when he was asked by the Government to proceed to Vadodara for assessment of the situation.
The situation at present in Vadodara is "largely" under control, Jaiswal said.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/181_1690545,0008.htm   (418 words)

  
 Army conducts flag-march in Vadodara- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While three of the companies, each consisting of around 110 jawans, were readily available to the local authorities on Wednesday, another five companies were asked to be sent from the Army cantonment area of Ahmedabad.
The decision on giving instructions to the Army on what it should do was however left on the local authorities, which was in favour of conducting flag-march in the affected areas.
A comprehensive report on Vadodara is likely to go to the Raj Bhawan by the weekend, which in turn is expected to send its report to the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1514934.cms   (345 words)

  
 Vadodara violence: Army deployed : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Army was deployed in Vadodara on Wednesday to quickly contain the situation and bring normalcy in the wake of violence triggered by the demolition of a dargah.
Nine to ten columns consisting of about 1,000 Army personnel have been deployed in Vadodara, Home Secretary VK Duggal said after a meeting to review the situation was undertaken by the Centre.
Modi asked Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil to send Army to Vadodara to instil a feeling of security among the people and for immediate restoration of normalcy and communal harmony in the troubled areas.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/181_1689764,000900040003.htm   (481 words)

  
 The Hindu : Abu Salem sympathisers behind Vadodara riots: Modi
At least four persons were killed and a dozen injured in police firing, stabbing and stone-throwing in Vadodara yesterday after a clash between the two communities over Ganesh idol immersion procession in the minority-dominated Fatehpura locality.
While official sources said the Vadodara incidents were sparked off when a group of Muslims came out of a mosque after Friday prayers while a Ganesh idol immersion procession was passing by.
Modi asked the minorities in the State and in other parts of the country to condemn the Vadodara incidents to "demonstrate that they were not with the sympathisers of the criminals".
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/2002/09/22/stories/2002092205410800.htm   (557 words)

  
 City Information of vadodara (baroda), gujarat, india   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Once the capital of the princely Gaekwads, Vadodara is a graceful city of palaces, parks, temples and museums.
Vadodara Museum and Picture Gallery : Founded by the Gaekwad in 1894, it has impressive collections on Art and Archaeology, Natural History, Geology and Ethnology.
Rail : Vadodara is on the Western Railways, Mumbai Delhi and Mumbai, Ahmedabad line.
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