Shreyas Folk Museum Lokayatan Museum has art forms and artefacts from communities of. After independence, modern buildings appeared in Ahmedabad. It aims at integrating cultural heritage conservation and sustainable urban development of historic areas as a key component of all decision-making processes at the city, agglomeration and larger territorial level. Inaugurated in October 2009, the network expanded to 89 kilometres 55 mi by December 2015 with daily ridership of 1,32,000 passengers. Solanki rule lasted until the 13th century, when Gujarat came under the control of the of. Many cotton manufacturing units are currently running in and around Ahmedabad. Some of them are Lakes, Historical Fort, pilgrimage places and museum.
Today Ahmedabad is a unique city, for it blends harmoniously an ancient heritage with a vibrant present. In the 1920s, textile workers and teachers went on strike, demanding civil rights and better pay and working conditions. The protests witnessed violent clashes between people belonging to various. Except for the small hills of , the city is almost flat. Hutheesing Jain temple of Ahmedabad was built in the dedication of the 15th Jain Trithanakara named Dharmnath.
The is also important to the city; after project, and are planning to establish plants near Ahmedabad while the for has already been performed. The presence of institutions belonging to many religions Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Jainism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Judaism makes the historic urban structure of Ahmadabad an exceptional and unique example of multicultural coexistence. City Walls of Ahmedabad, 1866 In 1487, , the grandson of Ahmed Shah, fortified the city with an outer wall 10 km 6. But the growth in the next two decades was punctuated by political events in and around the city. With the end of the Mughal rule, the new Maratha dynasty started to flourish here.
In 1915, Mahatma Gandhi initiated the struggle for independence from this place and established two ashrams - the Kochrab Ashram and Satyagrah Ashram here. Places having historic importance are always remembered for their history. People are warm and hospitable and the local arts and culture are sure to rejuvenate you. Archived from on 5 June 2013. Each slum household was responsible for no more than 12% of the cost of upgrading their home. In the year 1487, the grandson of Ahmed Shah named Mahmud Begada established the outer city wall, so as to protect Ahmedabad from outside invasion. Criterion ii : The historic architecture of the city of the 15th century Sultanate period exhibited an important interchange of human values over its span of time which truly reflected the culture of the ruling migrant communities.
This has shifted priorities towards constructing new housing and attracting private development rather than servicing the urban poor. In 1573, Mughal emperor Akbar triumphed over the Sultans and the city became the nerve center of the dynasty. India's Industrial Cities: Essays in Economy and Demography. Archived from on 8 October 2012. Infact, he also constructed the Moti Shahi Mahal in Shahibaugh. Gujarat subsequently came under the control of the in the 14th century. Ahmedabad is the second largest cotton textile centre in India after Mumbai and the largest in Gujarat.
The old city has developed rather haphazardly, and most of the roads are narrow and crowded during business hours. This resulted in disorder in the country, and from 1737 to 1753, there was a joint rule of the Mughal Viceroy and the Peshwa over Ahmedabad. These latter are presented as an expression of community organizational network, since they also constitute an integral component of the urban heritage of Ahmadabad. Main article: Ahmedabad had a rate of 79. .
Ahmedabad is often described as the Manchester of the East, because of its once-booming textile industry. The gates whose location he has identified are Ganesh Darwaza, Halim Darwaza, Mahudha Darwaza, Kharu Darwaza and Salapas Shilha Firoz Darwaza. The colonial period saw the expansion of the city to the western side of Sabarmati, facilitated by the construction of in 1875 and later the relatively modern. College of Engineering that snowballed into a mass agitation to remove Chimanbhai Patel, then-chief minister of Gujarat, on charges of corruption. The city is home to the historic , which was founded in 1919 by Mahatma Gandhi. There are many restaurants, which serve a wide array of Indian and international cuisines.
Vaghela rulers ruled the place till the end of the thirteenth century. Karnavati, the site of an erstwhile city supposedly near Ahmedabad, derives its name from Karnadev Solanki a Chalukya dynasty ruler , whereas Ahmedabad is named after Ahmad Shah I, the founder of Ahmedabad city and the most well-known king of the Gujarat Sultanate. Incorporated into the during , Ahmedabad became one of the most important cities in the Gujarat region. Archived from on 12 June 2011. Post-Independence Era: Ahmedabad had become a metropolis by the year 1960 marked by a population of around half a million. It is a museum as well an exhibition center.