Wednesday, September 21, 2011

जामनगर

Dwarkanath TempleJamnagar district is located in Gujarat, with Jamnagar city serving as its administrative headquarters. The famous city of Dwarka is situated in this district. Jamnagar has a population of 1,904,278, out of which 43.91% are urban (2001 census) (wikipedia encyclopedia). Jamnagar city is also the municipal corporation of Jamnagar, the district. The city was build up substantially by Maharaja Kumar Shri Ranjitsinghji in the 1920s, when the district was known as Nawanagar. The district lies south to the Gulf of Kutch. Jamnagar has shot to prominence as Reliance Industries, India`s largest private company, established the world`s largest oil refinery near Moti Khavdi village. It is also home to Essar Oil, another leading oil refinery of India.

Dwarka Group of Temples, Jamnagar, Gujarat: Dwarka, according to Hindu mythology, was the holy abode of Lord Krishna, thereby, housing numerous temples dedicated to Him.

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