Mandva (also spelled Mandwa) is a small village and former princely state in present-day Gujarat state, western India.

HistoryEdit

The petty princely state covered 41 square kilometres (16 sq mi).[citation needed]

It ceased to exist on 10 June 1948 by accession to newly independent India's Bombay State. The privy purse was fixed at 18,720 Rupees.[citation needed]

Modern villageEdit

The village lies between the Narmada River and GJ SH 160 in Bharuch district, Gujarat.

Places of interestEdit

There is a well in the villages which is similar to stepwell and had rooms in its walls to rest there in summer.[1]

ConnectivityEdit

Ankleshwar Airport is a greenfield airport being constructed near Mandva village by the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation.

The Gujarat State Aviation Infrastructure Company Limited (GUJSAIL) has acquired 80 hectares of land for the construction of the airport. GUJSAIL intends to develop an Aviation Maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) facility at the new airport.[2]

See alsoEdit

  • Mandwa, village in Raigad district, Maharashtra, central India

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shukla, Rakesh (24 June 2014). "ક્યારેક લોકોની તરસ છિપાવતા હતા ગુજરાતના આ જળ મંદિરો-માંડવાનો કૂવો". gujarati.oneindia.com (in Gujarati). Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  2. ^ "New Ankleshwar airport may bag 10% of air cargo - Times of India". Timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 3 April 2015. Retrieved 19 April 2016.

Coordinates: 21°54′53″N 73°18′05″E / 21.914685°N 73.301475°E / 21.914685; 73.301475