Tankara

Tankara is a town in Morbi district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is situated on the Demi River and on Rajkot-Morbi Highway,[1] 20 kilometres from Morbi, 40 kilometres from Rajkot, and 80 kilometres from Jamnagar. Tankara is considered a holy city to Arya Samajis because it is the birthplace of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, founder of the Arya Samaj, who was born on 12 February 1824.[2]

Tankara

Dayanand Nagar
city
Tankara is located in Gujarat
Tankara
Tankara
Location in Gujarat, India
Tankara is located in India
Tankara
Tankara
Tankara (India)
Coordinates: 22°39′22″N 70°44′53″E / 22.656°N 70.748°E / 22.656; 70.748Coordinates: 22°39′22″N 70°44′53″E / 22.656°N 70.748°E / 22.656; 70.748
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictMorbi
Population
 • Total18,000
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
363650
Telephone code02822
Vehicle registrationGJ-36
ClimateBSh
Websitegujaratindia.com

Rishi Bodh UtsavEdit

Every year on Maha Shivaratri, the Arya Samajis commemorate Swami Dayananda Sarasvati's Rishi Bodh Utsav during the 2 days mela at Tankara organised by Tankara Trust, during which Shobha Yatra procession and Maha Yajna is held, event is also attended by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani.[3]

IndustryEdit

Tankara is famous for quality cotton bales production and has 25 to 30 cotton ginning factories and many cotton oil mills. Tankara is the fourth largest business centre in the field of cotton oil mill and ginning industries in Saurashtra and fifth in Gujarat. This industry is the fastest growing in this region. Tankara is also one of the major centres of silver imitation jewellery manufacturing. Tankara has been facing many basic infrastructure related problem such as: and with polypack industries production are pp woven fabric, pp non woven fabric and more manufacturer.

HospitalsEdit

In Tankara Health services are primarily provided at government hospital and many private hospitals.

List of villages in TankaraEdit

  • Amrapar (tol)
  • Bangavadi
  • Bedi
  • Bhutkotda
  • Chhattar
  • Devaliya
  • Dhroliya
  • Ganeshpar
  • Ghunada
  • Khanpar
  • Hadala
  • Hadmatiya
  • Hamirpar
  • Harbatiyali
  • Haripar
  • Hirapar
  • Jabalpur
  • Jainagar
  • Jivapartankara
  • Jodhpar (zala)
  • Kagdadi
  • Kalyanpar
  • Khakhra
  • Kothariya
  • Lajai
  • Lakhdhir Gadh
  • Meghpar Zala
  • Mitana[1]
  • Mota Khijadiya
  • Nana Khijadiya
  • Nana Rampar*ramnagar*(part of rampar)
  • Nasitpar
  • Neknam
  • Nesda
  • Khanpar
  • Nesda
  • Surji
  • Otala
  • Rajavad
  • Rohishala
  • Sajanpar
  • Sakhpar
  • Saraya
  • Savdi
  • Tankara
  • Tol
  • Umiyanagar
  • Vachhakpar
  • Vaghgadh
  • Vijaynagar
  • Virpar
  • Virvav

ReferencesEdit

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