Inspirator: His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj
Ahmedabad – 600th Anniversary  

Event at Bhadra 2002
First Edition Inauguration 2003

On 24 February 2010, in the presence of His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree, a special event was held at one of Ahmedabad's famous historical sites, the Bhadra Fort, to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the official founding of Ahmedabad City.

During the event, a new edition of ‘Sardar Patel – Ek Sing Purush’ (A Lion Man), was inaugurated. This book describes the life of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and has been written by Dr Rizwan Kadri, leading lecturer at our Swaminarayan Arts College, with the blessings of Acharya Swamishree.

A new website,, which is regarded as being a digital encyclopaedia about Ahmedabad, was also opened officially by Acharya Swamishree.

Dignitaries at this event included Honourable Shri Ashok Bhatt, Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly and the Mayor of Ahmedabad, Shri Kanaji Thakor.

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