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Ahmedabad City Birthday – About Amdavad – Happy Birthday Ahmedabad

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Happy Birthday Ahmedabad!!!!

ahmedabad river-frontahmedabad river-front
ahmedabad river-front

Ahmedabad city completed 604 glorious years on 26 February 2015.  Ahmedabad is the largest city and former capital of the western Indian state of Gujarat. Ahmedabad needs no more introduction as it is world famous city for its people, celebrations and tasty food.

Ahmedabad Birthdate : 26 February 1411

Sultan Ahmed Shah renamed ‘Karnavati’ to Ahmedabad which is also known as Amdavad. In 2012, The Times of India chose Ahmedabad as the best city to live in in India. As of 2014 Ahmedabad’s estimated gross domestic product was $64 billion.

Happy Birthday Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad Gujarat
Ahmedabad Gujarat

About Ahmedabad :

King Karandev 1, the Solanki Ruler, had waged a war against the Bhil king of Ashapall or Ashaval. After his victory Karandev established the city called “Karnavati”. This Hindu kingdom of Karnavati retained its importance till early 15th century when Gujarat fell to the Muslim Sultanate.

Happy Birthday Ahmedabad!!!

In 1411 Sultan Ahmed Shah conquered Karnavati, and after his name Karnavati was renamed to Ahmedabad.

The city was built in open and spacious plane to the East of Sabarmati. It compromised of smaller known Fort as Bhadra Fort. The city fort wall was enclosed containing 12 Gates. The city of Ahmedabad went on expanding in every direction by the addition of new areas on both the sides of the river. And with the well laid out beautiful buildings, lakes and mosques.

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Ahmedabad Three Gates

In 1753 combined armies of Raghunath Rao and Damaji Gaekwad took the fort, which resulted into end of Mughal Rule in Ahmedabad. In 64 years during the rule of Gaekwad and Peshwa, city became worse. In 1818 British took over the administration of Ahmedabad. During this period Ahmedabad developed, Municipality Committee was founded, Railway link was established.

In 1915 Mahatma Gandhi came from South Africa and established Ashram on the banks of Sabarmati.

Ahmedabad Climate :

Happy Birthday Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad has a hot, semi-arid climate. Aside from the monsoon season, the climate is extremely dry. The weather is hot from March to June; the average summer maximum is 41 °C, and the average minimum is 27 °C.

From November to February, the average maximum temperature is 30 °C, the average minimum is 15 °C, and the climate is extremely dry. Cold northerly winds are responsible for a mild chill in January.

Ahmedabad observes a wide range of festivals. Popular celebrations and observances include Uttarayan, Navratri and more. There are many restaurants, hotels and street foods are available in Ahmedabad.  Happy Birthday Amdavad.

Happy Birthday Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad city is having so many visiting places. Actually the whole city is a must visit place including Manek Chowk, Bhadra temple, Sabarmati riverfront, Gandhi Ashram, Sidi Saiyyed ni Jali, Three Gates, Kankaria Lake and Zoo, Juma Masjid and more. Many multiplexes, shopping malls are there for people. Ahmedabad is also having Sardar patel stadium which hosts many international cricket matches.

Happy Birthday Ahmedabad

Many hospitals, higher educational universities which serves to make life better. To reach Ahmedabad, there is international airport, railway junction and bus services which links Amdavad city to other metro cities of Gujarat and India.

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