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Gujarat: State in western India
Gujarat is a state on the western coast of India with a coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi) – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population of 60.4 million. It is the fifth-largest Indian state by area and the ninth-largest state by population. Gujarat is bordered by Rajasthan to the northeast, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu to the south, Maharashtra to the southeast, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea and the Pakistani province of Sindh to the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad. The Gujarati people of India are indigenous to the state, and their language Gujarati, is the state's official language. The economy of Gujarat is the fifth-largest in India, with a gross state domestic product (GSDP) of 18.5 trillion (US$260 billion) and has the country's 11th-highest GSDP per capita of 216,000 (US$3,000). Gujarat ranks 21st among Indian states in human development index. The state traditionally has low unemployment and is widely considered one of the most industrially developed states of India and a manufacturing hub.

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Kanhaiya Kumar and Jignesh Mevani to join Congress on October 2, says NDTV report | Oneindia News [Video]

Kanhaiya Kumar and Jignesh Mevani to join Congress on October 2, says NDTV report | Oneindia News

According to an NDTV report, Congress party sources have said that former student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani will join the Congress. #KanhaiyaKumar..

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Two days after Vijay Rupani’s resignation from the post of Chief Minister, CM elect Bhupendra Patel took oath as the Chief Minister of Gujarat today, in the presence of Amit Shah. Before taking the..

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Jet Airways is all set to resume domestic operations in the first quarter of 2022; Senior BJP leader Bhupendra Patel will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat today; IMD has predicted that..

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Bhupendra Patel to be new Gujarat CM, declares Narendra Singh Tomar | Vijay Rupani | Oneindia News

BJP picked Bhupendra Patel as the next Gujarat's Chief Minister. Union Minister & BJP leader Narendra Singh Tomar declared that Bhupendra Patel is elected as the new leader of BJP Legislative..

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Landslide debris has blocked Uttarakhand's Rishikesh-Badrinath highway; Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on former Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s sudden resignation; Chief Justice NV Ramana said that the 1975..

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani resigns ahead of election next year, why? | Oneindia News [Video]

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani resigns ahead of election next year, why? | Oneindia News

In a big development today Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani has tendered his resignation. The unexpected move came on Saturday, a year ahead of elections in the state. Along with the CM, his entire cabinet..

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PM Modi lays foundation of multiple projects in Somnath, Gujarat | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi lays foundation of multiple projects in Somnath, Gujarat | Oneindia News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of multiple projects in Somnath, Gujarat via video conferencing. The projects include Somnath Promenade, Somnath Exhibition Centre, Parvati Temple..

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UNESCO chooses Dholavira, a Harappan-era city in Gujarat as a World Heritage Site | Oneindia News [Video]

UNESCO chooses Dholavira, a Harappan-era city in Gujarat as a World Heritage Site | Oneindia News

Dholavira, a Harappan-era city in Gujarat, has been inscribed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO heritage committee. The decision was taken at the ongoing 44th session of the World Heritage..

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