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Bhavnagar





India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Bhavnagar is a coastal city in the eastern coast of Saurashtra, also known as Kathiawar. It has an average elevation of 24 metres. General slope dips in the northeasterly direction at the apex of Gulf of Cambay. Small non-perennial river named Kansara Nala passes through outer area of the city.
 
The Gohil Rajputs of the Surya Vanshi clan, facing severe competition in Marwar, moved down to the Gujarat coast around 1260 AD, Anno Domino and established 3 capitals Sejakpur, Umrala and Sihor. In 1723, then ruler of Sihor, Bhavsinhji Gohil finally established the new capital near Vadva village, 20 kilometers away from Sihor, and named it Bhavnagar. It was a carefully chosen strategic location having potential of maritime trade. Naturally, Bhavnagar became the capital of Bhavnagar State
 
Bhavnagar is considered a city of education and culture, and is known as the cultural capital of Saurashtra. People of Bhavnagar are considered to be easy-going, and art-loving.
 
Nanabhai Bhatt, Gijubhai Badheka and Harbhai Trivedi were the trinity who experimented and sew new trends in rural and liberal child education. Nanbhai's Gram Dakshinamutri and Lokbharati have prepared three generations of brilliant workers and leaders engaged in reshaping village India. Gijubhai's Dakshinamurti became the cradle of new liberal children's education and charted a new direction in the field. Harbhai Trivedi pioneered a similarly new trend in secondary education and his Home School Became a model for contemporary educators in western India.
 
Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Bhavnagar enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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