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MORBI  RAVI 01 11AUGUST JAL HONARAT VIS 2
MORBI RAVI 01 11AUGUST JAL HONARAT VIS 2
DATE: 2011/08/11::
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MORBI YUVA GYANOTSAV 2015
MORBI YUVA GYANOTSAV 2015
DATE: 2015/01/17::
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New Palace - Morbi / Morvi - King of Morbi Waghji Thakore
New Palace - Morbi / Morvi - King of Morbi Waghji Thakore
DATE: 2014/08/13::
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Morbi Ni Vaniyan
Morbi Ni Vaniyan
DATE: 2014/08/23::
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Tudo Azul - Dicas de Nutrição com Giovana Morbi
Tudo Azul - Dicas de Nutrição com Giovana Morbi
DATE: 2014/12/31::
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Kirtidan Gadhavi,Urvashi Radadiya || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-5 || Khushi Deje Jamanane
Kirtidan Gadhavi,Urvashi Radadiya || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-5 || Khushi Deje Jamanane
DATE: 2015/05/21::
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Bread Bataka Famous in Morbi
Bread Bataka Famous in Morbi
DATE: 2013/12/17::
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Sky Shopping Mall - Morbi Gujarat India
Sky Shopping Mall - Morbi Gujarat India
DATE: 2012/05/04::
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1979 pur morbi
1979 pur morbi
DATE: 2009/12/19::
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Morbi 6 Month Child Kidnepeed And Murder Case, Police Making Recontraction
Morbi 6 Month Child Kidnepeed And Murder Case, Police Making Recontraction
DATE: 2014/11/27::
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Kirtidan Gadhavi,Urvashi Radadiya || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-6 || Chotile Dakla Vagya,Shiv Tandav
Kirtidan Gadhavi,Urvashi Radadiya || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-6 || Chotile Dakla Vagya,Shiv Tandav
DATE: 2015/05/21::
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From historic Morbi to coastal Mandvi
From historic Morbi to coastal Mandvi
DATE: 2014/06/17::
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Kirtidan Gadhvi | MORBI LIVE 1 | HD 2 DVD SET
Kirtidan Gadhvi | MORBI LIVE 1 | HD 2 DVD SET
DATE: 2014/12/01::
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Fast Food & Gujarati Thali | At Morbi Gujarat | By Street Food & Travel TV India
Fast Food & Gujarati Thali | At Morbi Gujarat | By Street Food & Travel TV India
DATE: 2014/11/27::
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Urvashi Radadiya || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-3 || Muje Meri Masti || Pani Re Pani Tera Rang,
Urvashi Radadiya || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-3 || Muje Meri Masti || Pani Re Pani Tera Rang,
DATE: 2015/05/18::
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India - Morbi
India - Morbi
DATE: 2013/06/12::
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SINGER  DEV BHATT        UMIYA NORATRI MAHOTSAV 2014 MORBI            9825229395.avi
SINGER DEV BHATT UMIYA NORATRI MAHOTSAV 2014 MORBI 9825229395.avi
DATE: 2015/04/04::
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The Mani Mandir palace  (Morbi - Gujarat - India)
The Mani Mandir palace (Morbi - Gujarat - India)
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MORBI RAVI 01 11 AUG MACHU HONARAT VIS 1 PKG
MORBI RAVI 01 11 AUG MACHU HONARAT VIS 1 PKG
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Morbi : Sandesh News Exposed stealing water scam from Narmada canal
Morbi : Sandesh News Exposed stealing water scam from Narmada canal
DATE: 2015/03/26::
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LAQGĦA MA
LAQGĦA MA' MARA MORBI
DATE: 2015/01/15::
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Kirtidan Gadhvi | Kiran Gadhvi | Morbi Live 6 | Hd 2 Dvd Set | Lili Lembadi Re | Lok Geet
Kirtidan Gadhvi | Kiran Gadhvi | Morbi Live 6 | Hd 2 Dvd Set | Lili Lembadi Re | Lok Geet
DATE: 2014/12/03::
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NAVRATRI 2014 UMIYA NORATRI MAHOTSAV MORBI          SINGER  DEV BHATT  9825229395.avi
NAVRATRI 2014 UMIYA NORATRI MAHOTSAV MORBI SINGER DEV BHATT 9825229395.avi
DATE: 2015/04/04::
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kirtidan gadhavi  jugal bandhi Urvashi Radadiya new morbi 2015 21.2.2015
kirtidan gadhavi jugal bandhi Urvashi Radadiya new morbi 2015 21.2.2015
DATE: 2015/02/23::
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Kirtidan Gadhavi || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-1|| Joli Meri Bharde || Eri Sakhi Mangal Gavo
Kirtidan Gadhavi || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-1|| Joli Meri Bharde || Eri Sakhi Mangal Gavo
DATE: 2015/05/18::
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Raid - Morbi
Raid - Morbi's Tree
DATE: 2015/04/16::
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Shri Saraswati Shishu Mandir Parichay Morbi
Shri Saraswati Shishu Mandir Parichay Morbi
DATE: 2015/05/08::
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Sandesh News - Brother killed sister at Morbi
Sandesh News - Brother killed sister at Morbi
DATE: 2014/02/06::
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Morbi Ni Vaniyan
Morbi Ni Vaniyan
DATE: 2009/11/16::
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Buttafingaz & Morbi Sikk -  Wissn wie da Shit flowt
Buttafingaz & Morbi Sikk - Wissn wie da Shit flowt
DATE: 2014/03/16::
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Morbi Madni Sarkar Group (Jashn e Gusea Azam & Aurs e Hazrat Pir Saiyed Eismatullah Shah Bawa Prt,5
Morbi Madni Sarkar Group (Jashn e Gusea Azam & Aurs e Hazrat Pir Saiyed Eismatullah Shah Bawa Prt,5
DATE: 2014/02/16::
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Morbi- Paranoia (HARSH NOISE)
Morbi- Paranoia (HARSH NOISE)
DATE: 2015/06/15::
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H D KIRTIDAN & SANGITA LOK GIT JUGAL BANDHI HIT PRO FROM KAMLESH MORBI
H D KIRTIDAN & SANGITA LOK GIT JUGAL BANDHI HIT PRO FROM KAMLESH MORBI
DATE: 2014/03/30::
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AAC Plant India Chamunda Welding Works Morbi Gujrat Machinery
AAC Plant India Chamunda Welding Works Morbi Gujrat Machinery
DATE: 2015/05/19::
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mogal ma no parcho.. maya bhai ahir by kamlesh morbi
mogal ma no parcho.. maya bhai ahir by kamlesh morbi
DATE: 2012/11/24::
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Automatic Paver Block Machine Patel Eng. Works-Morbi
Automatic Paver Block Machine Patel Eng. Works-Morbi
DATE: 2013/03/03::
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Urvashi Radadiya || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-4 || Maru Vanaravan Chhe Rudu || Me Tenu Samjava
Urvashi Radadiya || Bhavya Santvani Morbi Part-4 || Maru Vanaravan Chhe Rudu || Me Tenu Samjava
DATE: 2015/05/18::
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morbi ni vaniyan...kaushik shrimali@grishma shrimali
morbi ni vaniyan...kaushik shrimali@grishma shrimali
DATE: 2012/05/16::
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Cera Exim - Digital Wall Tiles Manufacturing Industry - Morbi
Cera Exim - Digital Wall Tiles Manufacturing Industry - Morbi
DATE: 2014/09/02::
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mari Laadki my Video kamlesh morbi
mari Laadki my Video kamlesh morbi
DATE: 2015/04/21::
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kiran gadhvi  MORBI LIVE 2- HD 2 DVD SET aavo navlakh nejadiyu
kiran gadhvi MORBI LIVE 2- HD 2 DVD SET aavo navlakh nejadiyu
DATE: 2014/12/02::
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M.G.D.M. Buttafingaz & Morbi Sikk - 03 Ned wie Wia
M.G.D.M. Buttafingaz & Morbi Sikk - 03 Ned wie Wia
DATE: 2014/04/18::
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Dayro Bhajan By Bhikhudan Gadhvi At Morbi Part 01
Dayro Bhajan By Bhikhudan Gadhvi At Morbi Part 01
DATE: 2014/11/06::
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kirtidan gadhvi  MORBI LIVE 4- HD 2 DVD SET- he mara vadvala dev ni
kirtidan gadhvi MORBI LIVE 4- HD 2 DVD SET- he mara vadvala dev ni
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KIRTIDAN.JAYDEV TOP VIDEO FREOM.KAMLESH.MORBI.mp4
KIRTIDAN.JAYDEV TOP VIDEO FREOM.KAMLESH.MORBI.mp4
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Roberto Recchioni @ TCBF 2013 - Mater Morbi
Roberto Recchioni @ TCBF 2013 - Mater Morbi
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ZAGOR TV : Dylan Dog-Mater Morbi
ZAGOR TV : Dylan Dog-Mater Morbi
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Morbi Ceramic Business Exporters
Morbi Ceramic Business Exporters
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kiran gadhvi chakasahr ni pad kamlesh morbi
kiran gadhvi chakasahr ni pad kamlesh morbi
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CS:GO | ACE | Morbi #1
CS:GO | ACE | Morbi #1
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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
Population (2006)
 • Total 250,000
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 1981, the city's population was determined to be 73,327. Its chief products are cotton and grain. The town of Morbi is situated on the river Machhu, 22 miles (35 kilometers) from the sea and 60 kilometers 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,[1] who ruled from 1922 to 1948. Sir Waghji acted as a ruler, manager, patron and policeman of the state with great authority. Sir Waghji, like other contemporary rulers of Saurashtra, built roads and a railway network (of seventy miles), connecting Wadhwan with Morbi and the two small ports of Navlakhi and Vavania, for exporting the state's production of salt and cloth. The Morbi railway station combines Indian and European architectural elements. Today, Sir Waghji Thakor's grandson Shivam Thakor is still the Prince of the state and resides in the royal palace.

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.[2]

Education[edit]

Morbi has many schools and colleges of commerce, arts, science, home science and different branches of engineering, e.g., Mahila College, St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, V. C. High School, New Era Public School, Om Shanti School, O. M. V. V. I. M. College, M. P. Sheth Girls' High School, and more.

Lukhdhirji Engineering College (L.E. College) is one of the oldest colleges in Gujarat, hosts over 3,000 engineering students and is a major source of local income. Maharaja Mahendrasinhji College and Smt. G. J. Sheth College are part of Saurashtra University.

  • The V. C. Technical High School
  • Shree Rasiklal Sheth Boys' High School
  • O. M. V. V. I. M. College of I. T. & Management
  • L. E. College of Engineering
  • St. Mary's Higher Secondary School
  • M. P. Sheth Girls' School
  • Shree Saraswati Shishu Mandir
  • Shree U. N. Mehta Arts College
  • G. J. Sheth Commerce College
  • Doshi High School
  • Navyug Vidhyalaya
  • Navyug Science School

Industry[edit]

Morbi produces 70% of the country's gross ceramic production and 5% of the world's needs, [3] 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 units with production worth Rs. 40 billion (Rs. 4,000 crores) annually. The main products are ceramic tiles, vitrified tiles, floor tiles, glazed wall tiles, luster wall tiles, sanitary ware, porcelain tiles, spartek tiles, glaze tile, roofing tiles and mosaic tiles. Morbi's ceramic factories belong to small and medium scale units which together comprise the largest ceramic production in India. Varmora, Sunheart and Silventa are the major producers of ceramic wall, floor and vitrified tiles.

A major industry in Morbi is clock manufacturing. Ajanta Clocks, Samay Clocks, Sonera Industries and Sonam Quartz are the world's largest clock manufacturers and lead the clock manufacturing industry. The majority of these companies' workforce are females from neighboring villages. Clocks are manufactured and sold both nationally and internationally, with major international shipments to the Middle-East and East Asia.

A paper mill produces a wide range of paper products and some paper craft.

Transportation[edit]

Morbi can be reached by road from Ahmedabad in approximately 4.5 hours via: 1. National Highway 8A via Limbadi and Chotila - approximately 232 km 2. State Highway 7 via Viramgam and Dhrangadhra - approximately 200 km Buses are run by the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation and private travel companies.

The nearest railway station is in Wankaner Taluka of Morbi district, from which one can get trains to many major cities of Gujarat and other states. To reach Morbi by air, the nearest airports are about 62 km away in Rajkot and 247 km away in Ahmedabad. Air India and other airlines run regular flights from Mumbai to Rajkot and Mumbai to Ahmedabad.

There are various connecting flights to Ahmedabad from all Indian cities and frequent buses are available from Ahmedabad.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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