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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.
Nadiad is a city and a municipality in Kheda district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is situated at the bank of river Shedhi. It is famous for a holy town named Dakor in its vicinity. It is also about ten miles away from Anand, the milk capital of Gujarat and possibly of the whole of India. Nadiad was the birth-place of freedom fighter, statesman, and first Deputy Prime Minister of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. As of 2001 India census India, Nadiad had a population of 192,799.
Historical name is Natiprad or Natpur. It is also referred to as Nandgam. The city has nine routes, and on each route there is a pond. Hence, the city is now widely known as Nadiad. The city was formerly ruled by Muslims, and later on by the Gaykwad of Baroda. Malhar Rao Gaykwad built the 1st Hindu temple called Narayan Dev Mandir, located in the center of the city.
The temple, Santram Mandir, famous for its carvings, is in Nadiad. Also, 110 years old Methodist Church and methodist mission hospital are also a worth visiting place. The school for deaf and dumb and Badhir Garden are also points of attraction. A famous Gurbo called Mujro, was written and sung at the famous Ambaji Temple. The Gurbo describes the Patta Case and is still sung during Navartri Festival by Maravdi's of Nadiad. Nadiad has a station and junction on the Indian Railways.
Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Nadiad enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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