Mavjinjava

Mavjinjava (માવજીંજવા) is a small village near Bagasara in the Amreli district of the Saurashtra region in the state of Gujarat, India. There is a population of around 3,754 people in Mavjinjava. More than 3000 people live outside of Manjinjava in places like Surat, Ahmedabad & Mumbai.

Mavjinjava
Village
Mavjinjava is located in Gujarat
Mavjinjava
Mavjinjava
Location in Mavjinjava, Amreli, Gujarat, India
Mavjinjava is located in India
Mavjinjava
Mavjinjava
Mavjinjava (India)
Coordinates: 21°33′01″N 70°54′25″E / 21.5502152°N 70.9069633°E / 21.5502152; 70.9069633Coordinates: 21°33′01″N 70°54′25″E / 21.5502152°N 70.9069633°E / 21.5502152; 70.9069633
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictAmreli
Sub-DistrictBagasara
Government
 • BodyGram panchayat
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,754
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
365456
Telephone code02796
Vehicle registrationGJ 14
Websitegujaratindia.com

HistoryEdit

It is believed that during the year 534 AD Mavjinjava existed and was known as Mavji and then Mavjinjava. The village is named in ancient Gujrati as Mavjinjava (માવજીંજવા). Initially Mavjinjava was the part of the former Gaekwad of Baroda during the Gaekwad regime in 1886. After Indian independence in 1947, the village became the part of Bombay State and then a separate village in Gujarat State after the division of Bombay State in 1956 into Gujarat and Maharashtra.[citation needed]

GeographyEdit

Most part of the area is called Balapur Road stretching from the main bus stand to Mahesh Pan Center. Other areas are Khodiyar Plot, Bagasara Plot, Kalwachouk, Pati Khetar Road, Hanumanpara etc.

Mavjinjava is a small village in Kāthiāwār in Gujarāt. The Kāthiāwār peninsula of western India, is in Gujarāt State. The peninsula extends southwest into the Arabian Sea and is bounded on the northwest by the Gulf of Kachchh and on the southeast by the Gulf of Khambhāt. The area of Mavjinjava is about 60,000 km² (about 23,000 sq mi).

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Mavjinjava
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 36
(97)
39
(102)
43
(109)
44
(111)
47
(117)
45
(113)
42
(108)
38
(100)
40
(104)
41
(106)
40
(104)
37
(99)
47
(117)
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
30
(86)
35
(95)
38
(100)
40
(104)
37
(99)
32
(90)
31
(88)
33
(91)
35
(95)
32
(90)
29
(84)
33
(92)
Average low °C (°F) 10
(50)
12
(54)
16
(61)
21
(70)
23
(73)
25
(77)
25
(77)
23
(73)
22
(72)
20
(68)
16
(61)
12
(54)
19
(66)
Record low °C (°F) −0.55
(31.01)
1
(34)
6
(43)
10
(50)
16
(61)
20
(68)
18
(64)
20
(68)
16
(61)
12
(54)
7
(45)
2
(36)
−0.55
(31.01)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
10
(0.4)
100
(3.9)
270
(10.6)
120
(4.7)
80
(3.1)
10
(0.4)
0
(0)
0
(0)
590
(23.1)
Average rainy days (≥ 0.1 in) 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.1 1.2 6.5 13.4 7.8 5.2 1.3 0.6 0.3 37.2
Average relative humidity (%) 42 40 43 44 50 66 79 82 77 57 47 45 56
Source: Weatherbase[1]

Mavjinjava has a semi-arid climate, with hot, dry summers from mid-March to mid-June and the wet monsoon season from mid-June to October, when the village receives 500 mm of rain on average. The months from November to February are mild, the average temperature being around 20 °C, with low humidity.

CultureEdit

The people in Mavjinjava are predominantly vegetarians and are vehemently against any form of hunting.

LandmarksEdit

Mavjinjava has many historical landmarks to visit, including:

  • The K.Lal's Home,
  • Sri Nirdoshanand Saraswati Ji Maharaj Ashram,
  • Ramji Mandir,
  • Sri Bal Krishna Haveli,
  • Shivalaya Mandir,
  • Karmanpir Mandir.

SportsEdit

Cricket is a very famous sport in this village.

MediaEdit

Many media found in this village.

NewspapersEdit

Morning newspapers available in the Gujarati language are Gujarat Samachar, Sandesh, Divya Bhaskar, Avadh Times etc.

Satellite TelevisionEdit

TelevisionEdit

Prasar Bharti telecasts DD National (DD1), DD Gujarati (DD11) from Doordarshan Kendra, Rajkot. BSNL Telephone Exchange provides PSTN, mobile, wireless local loop and broadband services. Private companies like Idea cellular, Reliance Infocomm, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India also provide mobile and broadband services.

TelecommunicationsEdit

FestivalEdit

 
Ganesh Chaturthi, a popular festival in Mavjinjava., involves worship of Ganesha.

Garba, a dance form, is popular both with men and women and is performed during the Navratri festival. The dance starts before midnight and continues until dawn. Mata Ambe, who rides a Lion, has a special reverential status with any highly religious Gujarati. The 'Janmastami Mela' organizes by for five days at the Bagasara city Grounds to celebrate Janmastami. Diwali is the New Year for Hindus and people celebrate by doing Ma Laxmi Pujan. People clean and paint their houses and purchase new clothes to wear on New Year's Day. Dhuleti is the colour festival and Mahashivratri is God Shiva's day. People also celebrate Uttarayan (Makar Sankranti) on 14 January by flying kites from their terraces. Other holidays are Ganesh Utsava, Ram Navami, Mahavir Jayanti etc.

EconomyEdit

Mavjinjava village economy depends on agriculture.

BanksEdit

EducationEdit

  • Mavjinjava had many small children Play House.
  • Mavjinjava had one Primary School
    • Shree Mavjinjava Primary School
  • Mavjinjava had one Secondary School
    • Shree K.Lal High School

TransportEdit

 
Jet Airways plane at Rajkot.

Mavjinjava village is connected to major Indian cities by road.

Roads and HighwaysEdit

Mavjinjava village is very well connected with Gujarat State roads.

Distances between other CitiesEdit

Distances from Mavjinjava

  • Bagasara : 9.0 km.
  • Amreli : 41.1 km.
  • Junagadh : 70.9 km.
  • Rajkot : 102 km.
  • Bhavnagar : 159 km.
  • Bhuj : 334 km.
  • Ahmedabad : 281 km.
  • Vadodara : 321 km.
  • Surat : 461 km.
  • Mumbai : 723 km.
  • Pune : 855 km.
  • Bangalore : 1,689 km.
  • Kolkata : 2,329 km.
  • Delhi : 1,210 km.
  • Jaipur : 950 km.
  • Chennai : 2,042 km.
  • Goa : 1,310 km.
  • Srinagar : 1,931 km.

Rail and Internal TransportEdit

Nearly Railway Station is Amreli, Junagadh & Rajkot.

AirportEdit

Nearly national airport is Rajkot and international airport is Ahmedabad and Mumbai.

AttractionsEdit

  • Sri Swami Nirdoshanand Saraswatiji Maharaj Ashram
  • Ramji Mandir
  • Sri Bal Krishna Haveli
  • Shivalaya Mandir
  • Karmanpir Mandir
  • Swaminarayan Mandir
  • Balaji Hanuman Mandir
  • Hanuman Deri
  • Khodiyarmata Mandir
  • Khodiyar Dham
  • Sanatan Gaushala
  • Great Magician K.Lal's Home
  • Monsoon time Mavjinjava River.

Famous peopleEdit

K'LAL Magician, a world-famous magician born in Mavjinjava Village.

Saint Shree Karaman Peer a famous holly devine person.

DemographicsEdit

Religion in Mavjinjava[2]
Religion Percent
Hinduism
99.99%
Others
0.1%

As of 2011 India census,[3] Mavjinjava had a population of 3,754.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mavjinjava Climate". Retrieved 1 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Census of India – Socio-cultural aspects". Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Archived from the original on 20 May 2011. Retrieved 2 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.