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DANDIYA RAAS

Raas or Dandiya Raas is the traditional folk dance form of Gujarat & Rajasthan India, and is associated with scenes of Holi, and lila of Krishna and Radha at Vrindavan. Along with Garba, it is the featured dance of Navratrievenings in Western India. During Navratrifestival, in most of the cities of Gujarat & Rajasthan people gather and perform Garbadance – an event that is becoming increasingly popular in… Continue Reading →

Largest and Smallest District by Area

A district (zila) is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. In some cases districts are further subdivided into sub-divisions, and in others directly into tehsils or talukas. As of 2014 there are a total of 676 districts…. Continue Reading →

Mahagujarat Andolan

Mahagujarat Movement (Mahagujarat Andolan) was a political movement demanding the creation of the state of Gujarat for Gujarati-speaking people from the bilingual Bombay state in 1956. It succeeded in the formation of Gujarat, as well as the Marathi-speaking Maharashtra state,… Continue Reading →

Different Name of Golgappa

Different Name of Golgappa 1. Golgappa – Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan 2. Pani Puri – Hilly part of neighbouring country Nepal, Maharashtra (Mumbai and all the parts of Maharashtra), Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka,… Continue Reading →

Temples of Ravan

There are several temples where Ravan is worshiped. Ravan is considered most revered devotee of Lord Shiva. The images of Ravan are seen associated with Lord Shiva at some places. 1. Ravan Mandir, Bisrakh, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. 2…. Continue Reading →

2001 Gujarat Earthquake

The 2001 Gujarat earthquake occurred on 26 January, India’s 52nd Republic Day, at 08:46 AM local time and lasted for over 2 minutes. The epicentre was about 9 km south-southwest of the village of Chobari in Bhachau Taluka of Kutch… Continue Reading →

Worlds Largest Graveyard of Ships

Alang is a census town in Bhavnagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. In the past three decades, its beaches have become a major worldwide centre for ship breaking. The longest ship ever built, Seawise Giant, was sailed to… Continue Reading →

India’s first port in the private sector

Port Pipavav, India’s first port in the private sector, is a port on the West Coast of India for containers, bulk and liquid cargo. Its lead promoter is APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world…. Continue Reading →

First revolving restaurant in Asia

Tex Palazzo hotel in Surat is the first hotel with revolving restaurant by the name “Kandeel” a multi cuisine, with a classy ambience. “Kandeel”, is the first revolving restaurant in Asia and is one of it’s kind in the entire… Continue Reading →

Asia’s biggest solar park

Gujarat Solar Park is the name used for a group of solar parks being constructed in Gujarat, India. This makes Gujarat as Asia’s largest solar park hub. The solar park is expected to save around 8 million tonnes of carbon… Continue Reading →

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