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Morbi : 15 gates of Machchhu- 2 dam opened upto 10 feet as dam overflows - Tv9 gujarati
Morbi : 15 gates of Machchhu- 2 dam opened upto 10 feet as dam overflows - Tv9 gujarati
Published: 2017/07/15
Channel: Tv9 Gujarati
Kon Banse Mukhyamantri ? Morbi Assembly Seat Debate
Kon Banse Mukhyamantri ? Morbi Assembly Seat Debate
Published: 2017/09/09
Channel: ABP Asmita
Lives have become miserable as heavy rain continues in Morbi | Vtv News
Lives have become miserable as heavy rain continues in Morbi | Vtv News
Published: 2017/07/23
Channel: Vtv Gujarati News
morbi 1979 bhajanમચ્છુ તારા નિર
morbi 1979 bhajanમચ્છુ તારા નિર
Published: 2016/12/01
Channel: Ganpatsinh Jadeja
#Monsoon2017 : Morbi flood situation due to Heavy Rains
#Monsoon2017 : Morbi flood situation due to Heavy Rains
Published: 2017/07/01
Channel: Sandesh News
MORBI  MACHHU HONARAT
MORBI MACHHU HONARAT
Published: 2016/08/10
Channel: Ramde Dangar
Morbi : Halvad tense after Indrasinh Zala
Morbi : Halvad tense after Indrasinh Zala's murder in Dhrangadhra, one died - Tv9
Published: 2017/07/13
Channel: Tv9 Gujarati
#Monsoon2017 : Heavy rains lash Morbi, disrupt life - Tv9 Gujarati
#Monsoon2017 : Heavy rains lash Morbi, disrupt life - Tv9 Gujarati
Published: 2017/07/01
Channel: Tv9 Gujarati
#Monsoon2017 : Heavy rain lashes Morbi, waterlogging across district - Tv9 Gujarati
#Monsoon2017 : Heavy rain lashes Morbi, waterlogging across district - Tv9 Gujarati
Published: 2017/07/15
Channel: Tv9 Gujarati
Monsoon 2017: Heavy rain and flood in Morbi
Monsoon 2017: Heavy rain and flood in Morbi's machhu river, Gujarat
Published: 2017/07/22
Channel: Mera News
Gujrat : Internet shutdown in Morbi after violent clashes between two communities
Gujrat : Internet shutdown in Morbi after violent clashes between two communities
Published: 2017/07/14
Channel: Zee News
MY MORBI NEW 2016
MY MORBI NEW 2016
Published: 2016/07/02
Channel: kamlesh Modi
1979 pur morbi
1979 pur morbi
Published: 2009/12/19
Channel: morbilive
Morbi Gujarat
Morbi Gujarat
Published: 2016/12/25
Channel: Rajesh Khamborkar
5 rounds fired in gang war at Morbi, 1 Killed ॥ Sandesh News
5 rounds fired in gang war at Morbi, 1 Killed ॥ Sandesh News
Published: 2017/04/04
Channel: Sandesh News
MORBI  MA HISTORY SHEETER  MUSTAK MIR NI HATYA
MORBI MA HISTORY SHEETER MUSTAK MIR NI HATYA
Published: 2017/04/07
Channel: Live Gujarat News
MORBI  RAVI 01 11AUGUST JAL HONARAT VIS 2
MORBI RAVI 01 11AUGUST JAL HONARAT VIS 2
Published: 2011/08/11
Channel: ravi motwani
Morbi 1979 jal Hobart documentaire film
Morbi 1979 jal Hobart documentaire film
Published: 2017/01/20
Channel: Vipul Prajapati
Morbi Honarat  Machhu Dam Disaster-1979 મોરબી મચ્છુ ડેમ જળ હોનારત
Morbi Honarat Machhu Dam Disaster-1979 મોરબી મચ્છુ ડેમ જળ હોનારત
Published: 2017/08/11
Channel: RCI online
38 years of Morbi Macchu Dam Disaster | 11 August 1979 | People Remember
38 years of Morbi Macchu Dam Disaster | 11 August 1979 | People Remember
Published: 2017/08/11
Channel: GSTV NEWSCHANNEL
MORBI DISTRICT FULL DETAILS IN GUJARATI
MORBI DISTRICT FULL DETAILS IN GUJARATI
Published: 2017/05/23
Channel: Navdeep Career Academy Rajkot
Morbi machhu 2 dam overflow with height 30ft
Morbi machhu 2 dam overflow with height 30ft
Published: 2017/07/22
Channel: RCI online
Julto Pool/Hanging Bridge across river Machhu - Morbi
Julto Pool/Hanging Bridge across river Machhu - Morbi
Published: 2016/08/30
Channel: My Captured Clips
Morbi: Jodia dam is filled with heavy rains_Etv News Gujarati
Morbi: Jodia dam is filled with heavy rains_Etv News Gujarati
Published: 2017/07/01
Channel: ETVGujarati News
Youth jumped against Train in Morbi, Rajkot | Capture
Youth jumped against Train in Morbi, Rajkot | Capture
Published: 2017/09/06
Channel: Capture News
MORBI - The Ceramic City of India
MORBI - The Ceramic City of India
Published: 2017/06/14
Channel: Vibrant Ceramics Expo & Summit
Morbi machhu dam disaster-1979 - મોરબી મચ્છુ ડેમ જળ હોનારત
Morbi machhu dam disaster-1979 - મોરબી મચ્છુ ડેમ જળ હોનારત
Published: 2016/08/11
Channel: AGRISCIENCE TV
Morbi :Water level reaches 30 foot in Machhu Dam - TV9 Gujarati
Morbi :Water level reaches 30 foot in Machhu Dam - TV9 Gujarati
Published: 2017/07/02
Channel: Tv9 Gujarati
Morbi machhu 2 dem no laser show
Morbi machhu 2 dem no laser show
Published: 2017/09/16
Channel: hasmukh rabari
Tv9 Gujarat - Bhuva Bashed for Molesting Women in Name of God, Morbi
Tv9 Gujarat - Bhuva Bashed for Molesting Women in Name of God, Morbi
Published: 2012/02/04
Channel: Tv9 Gujarati
Unique Love Story in Morbi, Gujarat || Sandesh News
Unique Love Story in Morbi, Gujarat || Sandesh News
Published: 2015/09/18
Channel: Sandesh News
#Monsoon2017 : Heavy Rains wreak havoc in Morbi , around 250 ppl rescued- Tv9 Gujarati
#Monsoon2017 : Heavy Rains wreak havoc in Morbi , around 250 ppl rescued- Tv9 Gujarati
Published: 2017/07/23
Channel: Tv9 Gujarati
History of Morbi
History of Morbi
Published: 2017/05/02
Channel: Hitesh Dabhi
#Monsoon2017 :Heavy rain lashed Morbi; around 50 ppl trapped ,NDRF launched rescue op-Tv9
#Monsoon2017 :Heavy rain lashed Morbi; around 50 ppl trapped ,NDRF launched rescue op-Tv9
Published: 2017/07/22
Channel: Tv9 Gujarati
Hardik Patel
Hardik Patel's Sankalp Yatra At Morbi, Watch Video
Published: 2017/09/15
Channel: ABP Asmita
Morbi machhu dam 2 overflow 14 doors open
Morbi machhu dam 2 overflow 14 doors open
Published: 2017/07/15
Channel: RCI online
Morbi Ni Vaniyan -  AALBAM - HURE VIJOGAN -REKHA / PRABHAT
Morbi Ni Vaniyan - AALBAM - HURE VIJOGAN -REKHA / PRABHAT
Published: 2014/08/23
Channel: Tirath Studio
Morbi: Rescue operation in Halvad due to heavy rain_Etv  News Gujarati
Morbi: Rescue operation in Halvad due to heavy rain_Etv News Gujarati
Published: 2017/07/02
Channel: ETVGujarati News
Morbi: Morbi Was Stunned By A Murder Of Notorious criminal Mustak Mir_Etv News Gujarati
Morbi: Morbi Was Stunned By A Murder Of Notorious criminal Mustak Mir_Etv News Gujarati
Published: 2017/04/06
Channel: ETVGujarati News
Kirtidan Gadhvi | MORBI LIVE 1 | HD 2 DVD SET
Kirtidan Gadhvi | MORBI LIVE 1 | HD 2 DVD SET
Published: 2014/12/01
Channel: Studio Saraswati Official
Morbi diwali firework gang war
Morbi diwali firework gang war
Published: 2016/10/30
Channel: Sky Walker
Morbi Machhu Dam 1 overflow, 11 gates Opened till 6 Feet ॥ Sandesh News
Morbi Machhu Dam 1 overflow, 11 gates Opened till 6 Feet ॥ Sandesh News
Published: 2017/07/18
Channel: Sandesh News
Morbi : Gangster Mustaq Mir Murder case, Police arrest one accused - Tv9 Gujarati
Morbi : Gangster Mustaq Mir Murder case, Police arrest one accused - Tv9 Gujarati
Published: 2017/04/08
Channel: Tv9 Gujarati
MORBI MA MUSLIM PARIVAR E HINDU BALAK NE LIDHO DATAK
MORBI MA MUSLIM PARIVAR E HINDU BALAK NE LIDHO DATAK
Published: 2017/04/13
Channel: Live Gujarat News
Morbi: BJP MLA Kantilal Amrutiya besieged by PAAS volunteers | Vtv News
Morbi: BJP MLA Kantilal Amrutiya besieged by PAAS volunteers | Vtv News
Published: 2017/09/07
Channel: Vtv Gujarati News
Morbi Halvad ma Juth Vache Athdaman Se Jagdsh Parmar Ki Khabar
Morbi Halvad ma Juth Vache Athdaman Se Jagdsh Parmar Ki Khabar
Published: 2017/07/14
Channel: Kavita Media Surat Gujarat
Heavy Rain in Morbi ॥ Sandesh News
Heavy Rain in Morbi ॥ Sandesh News
Published: 2017/07/01
Channel: Sandesh News
Morbi: 1 killed in clash between groups in Halvad
Morbi: 1 killed in clash between groups in Halvad
Published: 2017/07/13
Channel: GSTV NEWSCHANNEL
Morbi Independence Day Decoration Video 2016
Morbi Independence Day Decoration Video 2016
Published: 2016/08/13
Channel: Ashvin Patel
Gujarat Family Try to Save Life in Flash Flood in Morbi - India TV
Gujarat Family Try to Save Life in Flash Flood in Morbi - India TV
Published: 2015/07/30
Channel: IndiaTV
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Morbi
city
Nickname(s): Paris of Saurashtra
Morbi is located in Gujarat
Morbi
Morbi
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°49′N 70°50′E / 22.82°N 70.83°E / 22.82; 70.83Coordinates: 22°49′N 70°50′E / 22.82°N 70.83°E / 22.82; 70.83
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Morbi
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 363641/42
Area code(s) 02822
Vehicle registration GJ-36

Morbi or Morvi is a city and a municipality in Morbi district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was a Princely State ruled by the Jadeja clan of Rajputs until Indian independence in 1947. It is situated on the Kathiawar peninsula. In 2011, the city's population was determined to be 194,947.[1] The town of Morbi is situated on the river Machhu, 35 km from the sea and 60 km from Rajkot.

The city-state of Morbi and much of the building heritage and town planning is attributed to the administration of Sir Lakhdhiraji Waghji,[2] who ruled from 1922 to 1948.

History[edit]

During the British Raj era, Morvi State was one of several princely states governed by the Jadeja dynasty of Rajputs. It was classified as an 11-gun salute state.[3]

Industry[edit]

70% of India's, and 5% of the World's, output of ceramic items are produced in Morbi.[4] around 80% of the country's Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) production and is the largest producer of wall clocks in India. There are around 600 ceramic factories with production worth Rs. 40 billion annually.

Points of interest[5][6][7][8][edit]

Most are in the old city

  • Julto Pul - the old hanging bridge across River Machhu.

It is 1.25 m wide and spans 233 m on the Machchhu River connecting Darbargadh Palace and Lakhdhirji Engineering College.

  • Darbargadh - the original residence of the royalty, the Darbargarh overlooking the river can be approached through an imposing gate with a magnificently carved façade. This structure has now been converted into a heritage hotel.
  • Nazarbagh palace - or the New Palace located across suspension bridge on the eastern side of the river. The premises now houses the engineering college of Lakhdhirji.[9]
  • The Art Deco Palace (1931-1944)- is a marvelous example of the influence of the last phase of the European art deco movement. It is a low, two-storey structure with banded horizontal fenestration, curves and bays, which resembles the London underground stations of Charles Holden
  • Mani Mandir and Wellington Secretariat [Wagh mahel] – Wagh mahel is artistic built in Rajput architecture which was damaged partly in 2001 earthquake. Sprawling Mani mandir, a multi-religious shrine located in the same premises was built by Shri Waghji Thakur. There is a nice garden easterly facing the river.
  • Green chowk with green tower, which reminds tower of Eiffle in Paris is a gentle reminder of European influence on the royalty in town development
  • Nehru Gate (Llyod gate) and other two gates served as the entry points to old city remain as good landmarks
  • Trimandir - of Morbi region is located about 8km northwesterly to the town.[10][11]
  • Kabir Dham or kabir vadi, Vavadi [Nani Vavdi] - is some 5 km far, westerly to the city[12]
  • Rafaleshwar Mahadev Temple, Rafaleshwar - an ancient temple is located 12km southeasterly
  • Maa Khodiyar mandir, Matel - is located about 25km far southeasterly
  • Tankara - a holy land, the birthplace of Swami Dayanada Saraswati, a Hindu reformist and the founder of Arya Samaj - is located 20km far southwesterly to Morbi town

References[edit]

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