Ahmedabad the largest city and former capital of Gujarat in India. It is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, Mahatma Gandhi’s Ashram known as Sabarmati Ashram is located in Ahmedabad. Gandhinagar is the present capital of Gujarat and it’s the twin city of Ahmedabad.
Education: A large number of colleges in the city are affiliated with Gujarat University; Gujarat Technological University. Other educational institutions in Ahmedabad include the Indian Institute of Management, the Indian Institute of Technology, National Forensic Science University, National Institute of Design, RashtriyaRaksha University, Gujarat Vidyapith, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India etc.
Culture and Tourism:
Ahmedabad observes a wide range of festivals, the annual kite-flying day, Nine nights of Navratri along with, (the most popular folk dance of Gujarat) the festival of lights, Deepavali. One of the most popular forms of meal in Ahmedabad is a typical Gujarati thali. It consists of roti (Chapati), dal, rice and shaak (cooked vegetables, sometimes with curry), with accompaniments of pickles and roasted papads. Beverages include buttermilk and tea; sweet dishes include laddoo, mango juice (Aam-ras), and vedhmi. Gathia, Fafra, Dhoklas, Theplas and Dhebras are also very popular dishes in Ahmedabad.
Shri Surender Kumar
Indian Council for Cultural Relations
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