Monday, 30 September 2013

Porbander- Birth Place of the father of Nation.

Porbandar is a city of Gujarat  state in western India. The district covers an area of 2,298 km². It had a population of 5,86,062. This district was carved out of Junagadh District. It lies on the Kathiawar peninsula. Porbandar city is the administrative headquarters of this district. This district is surrounded by Jamnagar district to the north, Junagadh district to the south and the Arabian Sea to the west.As of 2011 it is the second least-populous district of Gujarat, after Dang.

Porbandar  is a coastal city in the Indian state of Gujarat, perhaps best known for being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and Sudama (friend of Lord Krishna). As the birthplace of one of the most famous leaders of the world, Porbandar has a significant tourism-led infrastructure and economy. The area around Mahatma Gandhi's home has been renovated to become a temple of peace known as “Kirti Mandir”.
Fishing and small-scale and industrial fish processing gives a lot of employment to the city and to neighboring districts. 

The city is well-connected by road, rail and air to the various cities across the country. Road The city is connected through National Highway 8B, connecting to Rajkot and Ahmedabad. National Highway 8E Ext (also known as State Highway 6) connects to Jamnagar, Dwarka in the north and Veraval, Bhavnagar in the south.

Eagletravels has daily six  services to Porbander from Rajkot & Daily two services from Ahmedabad. These are regular seating & sleeper services. The ticket prices from Ahmedabad are 280 Rs & 350 Rs for sleeper bus & from Rajkot 160 rs. There are also AC services to Porbander. Eagle travels is operating in the Rajkot-Porbander route since 1985. Its been 18 years of dedicated service in this sector.

On Bapu’s birth anniversary on 2nd October. We salute the man who gave India Independence.

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