Gadhada is a city and a municipality in
Botad District in the state of
Gadhada is situated at bank of River Ghela.
5 Notes and references
Gadhada is located at 21°58′N 71°34′E / 21.97°N
71.57°E / 21.97; 71.57. It has an average elevation of
104 metres (341 feet).
As of 2001[update]
Gadhada had a population of
26,751. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%.
Gadhada has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national
average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 54%. In
Gadhada, 16% of the population were under 6 years of age.
Gadhada is well connected by roads to the cities of Gujarat. Regular
bus service and private vehicles are available from
other big cities of Gujarat. There's no rail track passing through the
town. To reach
Gadhada by train, you may get down at
Botad or Ningala
Bhavnagar track. Connecting bus service to
available from both these stations.
Swaminarayan Temple, also known as Gopinathji temple in
regarded as one of the important places of pilgrimage for followers of
Swaminarayan sect, as
Swaminarayan spent more than 27 years of his
life in Gadhada.
Swaminarayan Hindu Temple in
Gadhada is one of the
one of six temples which was made under the supervision of Lord
Swaminarayan himself. Whilst bathing in the holy waters of the
Shastriji Maharaj often used to turn in the direction of
the hillock and say: “I see a huge 3-spired mandir here.” and The
Swaminarayan at Spurs Temple vowed to do.
The town also hosts a vast temple complex of Lord
recently by BAPS . This temple is located south westerly to the
original temple, along the banks of River Ghela.
Notes and references
^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Gadhada
India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities,
villages and towns (Provisional)".
Census Commission of India.
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