Ahmedabad - The vibrant city of Gujarat

Ahmedabad, the prosperous and second largest city of western India which is admirably known as the “Manchester of East”, sits elegantly on the banks of river Sabarmati. It was founded by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1411 to be served as capital of Gujarat Sultanate. Ahmedabad is the administrative capital of Ahmedabad District which served Gujarat State being a capital from 1960 to 1970 and thereafter capital was shifted to Gandhinagar. Also being a commercial and cultural heart of Gujarat and western India, Ahmedabad is a rising center of India’s economy, education, culture, information technology and scientific industry. This important industrial center is also flourished with lovely lakes, lush gardens, ancient monuments, modern infrastructure, amusement parks etc. Being a center of Gujarat’s cultural activities, diverse tradition and religious communities, Ahmedabad enjoys a vibrant culture traditions.

Ahmedabad became an important center of India’s freedom struggle when Mahatma Gandhi setup Sabarmati Ashram on the bank of river Sabarmati in 1917 and also witnesses several independence movements, protests and nationalist activities.
Today Ahmedabad is contributing the booming India in the textile, pharmacy, medical, education, engineering and information technology sectors.

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