Gujarat Day 2023: History and Significance of Gujarat Sthapana Divas – Every year, Gujarat Day is celebrated on May 1st to mark the foundation of the state of Gujarat, which is the ninth-largest state in the country. moreover, the state has the fifth largest state in terms of area.
- ‘Jewel of Western India’, Gujarat has been on the world map since ancient ages.
- Gujarat was authoritatively established in 1960 after the impression of the state originated in the year 1928 in a magazine by the name Kumar.
- Freedom fighter and writer K M Munshi originally proposed a concept called Mahagujarat.
- Forbes published the list of the world’s fastest-growing cities in 2010 and Ahmedabad ranked at number 3 after Chongqing and Chengdu cities of China.
- Gujarat is also the home state of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who is known by the name ‘Iron Man of India’.