Mr. Gandhi established this ashram in 1915 and it was from here the fight for freedom started with Dandi March, opposing to salt tax.
Currently, the ashram has a museum called as “Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalay.” In this museum, the quotations, relics and letters of Mr. Gandhi are on display. There is also a life-size painting gallery and a library that has almost 35,000 books related to the life of Mr. Gandhi.
The Akshardham Temple is located in ... More Gandhinagar and at a distance of just 20 kilometers from Ahmedabad. This temple has a very rich and wonderful architecture.
In this temple, there is a statue of the Hindu Lord Swaminarayan, who had established the Swaminarayan faith. The temple is ten storey high and is made of 6,000 tonnes of pink sandstones.
The Bhadra Fort was the residence of the royal clans. The garden in the fort is exceptionally beautiful. There is also a Bhadrakali Temple which was constructed in the year 1411, by the Maratha rulers.
The Sidi Syed Mosque is an important attraction in Ahmedabad for two reasons. The carving here is very impressive. There are ten semi circular windows that have marvelous jhali screens.
Sometimes this city is called as Karnavati, which is the name of an old town in the same location.
As per the Bureau of Indian Standards, Ahmedabad is considered to be in the seismic zone-III. As per the UNDP report, it falls under the wind and cyclone zone and there is a very high damage risk.
From November to February, the average maximum temperature is 30 °C, while the average minimum temperature is 15 °C. ... More From March to June, the average maximum temperature is 36 °C, while the average minimum is 15 °C. In January, there is a mild chill due to the cold northerly winds. From mid-June to mid-September, there is a humid climate due to the south-west monsoon.
As per the 2001 census, the population of Ahmedabad was 35,15,361.
In this city, most of the people are native Gujaratis. The commonly spoken languages are English and Hindi.
Mr. M.K. Gandhi who is revered as the “father of the nation” by the Indian people had the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad as one of his residences.
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