The small district, Anand situated in the state of Gujarat, is also known as the ‘Milk Capital of India’. Many of you must be unaware that the globally-renowned brand ‘Amul’ stands for “Anand Milk Union Limited”; this small district is the place where the Amul- the dairy cooperative of India took its first breath to make India world’s largest producer of the milk and milk products. Apart from Amul, the city has witnessed a spectacular growth with the speedy development of the top educational institutions, Dairy Board, and the economic areas like the ‘Karamsad Road’ and ‘Anand Vallabh Vidya Nagar’. A source of happiness for many families owing to the rich milk and agricultural produce, the district stands true to its name ‘Anand’ that means ‘Bliss’
Theology and Culture
The Anand district might be little in size; however its inhabitants have the big hearts. The cheerful natives celebrate the 9-days-long Navratri festival with the full grandeur, enthusiasm and gaiety. The festivities are incomplete without the vivacious dance forms such as ‘Dandia’ and ‘Garba’, performed by the colorfully-clad people. Besides, the glimpse of the magnificent pious sights like the ‘Swaminarayan Temple’, ‘Ranchhodrai Dakor Temple’, ‘Jain Temple of Stambhan Parshvanath Jinalaya’, ‘Revadas Ni Khadki’, and many others can be caught here. Also, the district has registered its name in the pages of history by giving an abode to the “Amul - the White Revolution of India”, “Karamsad- the birthplace of Sardar Patel” and “Pavagadh Fort- noted as the world heritage site by UNESCO”. The lip-smacking Kathiyawadi cuisines including the ‘Lassan Aloo’, ‘Sev Tamatar’, etc. are the favorite of the locals and the tourists.
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