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Baroda

Its the third large city after Ahmedabad and Surat. the city is present on the bank of river Vishwamitri. City capital is Gandhinagar. Railway line and NH 8 which connects Delhi and Mumbai pass through this place. This city is also known as Sanskari city.

The residence of  State’s Maratha royal family, the Gaekwads. It is also a home of the Maharaja Sayajirao University the largest university in Gujarat.

HISTORY:-

There was the crowd of the Hindu people in the city. it was the Hindu-dominate city but after the Muslims came they have taken everything under their control. until they were overthrown by the Mughals. city is full of art and architecture. Since the era of Royal Gaekwad family, it has been a hub of art and literature. the city has been gain a title of “Kala Nagri”.

It has a professional cricket team, the Baroda cricket team. It has the oldest cricket ground in Asia, call Moti Baugh. The team has won the Ranji Trophee, six times in reliance stadium a private cricket ground given by the reliance industries. Vadodara News Magazine (MNM) is local news which shows the news of every events.

Festivals are celebrate here like Garba for nine days. Apart from this festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi and Uttarayan is also celebrate. There use to keep many pandals arrangement at the street of the city. They kept the idols of shree ganesha for seven days or for ten days before they immerse the idol of shree ganesha in river. Some people keep idol of shree ganesha at their home. The city Baroda city also selects the members for lok sabha.