Articles tagged under: Ambaji
January 01, 2020
Ambaji: Danta - Ambaji highway four lane conversion work is underway. While initially the road was declared closed for traffic for the month of December, now the closure has been extended to entire month of January, as per a new notification issued by district collector of Banaskantha.
Alternative route has been given on Danta - Kanabiyavas - Kuvarsi - Boradiya - Beda - Hathipagla - Sanali - Hadad, Machkoda - Ganapipli - Chikhla - Ambaji highway.
Due to frequent accidents at Trishuliya ...Read More
September 30, 2019
Palanpur: At least 21 people died in a road mishap near Trishuliya ghat close to pilgrimage town of Ambani in Banskantha district in North Gujarat.
In yet another road accident in the district 5 people had died earlier near Kuchavada teen rasta in Deesa rural police station area.
On a day of road mishaps, five other people had died in car-truck collision in Mehmadabad area in Kheda district.
SP Banaskantha Ajit Rajiyan said that the speeding bus slipped and turn...Read More
January 25, 2019
Palanpur: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today speaking here announced that 500-metre area around Ambaji Shaktipith temple and Somnath Jyotirling temple as ‘No Non-Veg Zone’, with ban of non-vegetarian.
He said the government decided to start development works worth Rs.338-crore for Banaskantha district for drinking water, stairway leading up to the Ambaji temple, skywalk, two-way ropeway, toilets, CCTV cameras, public address system, dining hall for 2,000 at a time, new Prasad grih, rooftop...Read More
January 25, 2019
Ambaji: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today announced formation of a separate authority for pilgrim town Ambaji.
Speaking at Ambaji today afternoon, Rupani said, 'lakhs of people visit Ambaji for darshan(of Goddess Amba). In order to ensure overall development of Ambaji town be it roads, water, light, gutter and other facilities, I make announcement of formation of separate authority for Ambaji.'
Rupani said, 'gram panchayat has its own limitation, the government will give special fund to au...Read More
November 28, 2018
Ambaji: Nita Ambani, wife of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairman and billionaire Industrialist Mukesh Ambani, chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation and a non-executive director of Reliance Ltd today visited famous Ambaji temple in North Gujarat to perform special puja and place daughter Isha Ambani's wedding invitation before the mother goddess Ma Amba.
Ambani family is among major donors to Ambaji Temple Trust. Ambaji temple was decorated with flowers on Ambani's arrival....Read More
October 17, 2018
Ambaji: Mumbai based pilgrim Bhavik Mohanlal Sanghvi has donated 522 gran gold in the form of Jaldhari to Ambaji Mandir Trust. The donation is valued at Rs 15.16 lakh. Navratri is one of seasons during which the temple trust receives huge amount of donation. The other period during which gold and cash donation inflow is witnessed in high proportion is Bhadarvi punam fair which concluded recently.
September 25, 2018
Ambaji: 19-25 September Bhadarvi Punam fair 2018 has concluded today at pilgrim town Ambaji in North Gujarat. According to the government release, 26 lakh pilgrims had darshan of Ambaji during the fair. More than 22 lakh prasad packets were distributed among pilgrims. Over 3 lakh deovotees had bhojan prasad. 6,773 religious flags were offered to the temple. 1600 State Transport(ST) buses were operated covering more than 11,000 trips. 6 lakh pilgrims were offered transport service. Ahmedabad base...Read More
September 19, 2018
Ambaji (North Gujarat): Special focus has been kept on cleanliness and plastic-free theme during the week long Bhadarvi Poonam Mela of the world famous Ambaji temple in Banaskantha district of North Gujarat which began today.
Several first-time measures including deployment of drone cameras for surveillance and provision of Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) for preventing any possibility of missing of a children in the highly crowded fair and easy tracking in such cases h...Read More
September 15, 2018
Ambaji (Gujarat): Days before the famous Bhadarvi Poonam mela in Ambaji pilgrimage town in Banaskantha district of North Gujarat, local business community and street vendors today organized a bandh and also clashed with police to protest against the complete ban on use of plastic in the town.
Police has also detained around half a dozen demonstrators.
After closing their shops, the business community members also tried to block the road near Jodi Vakli circle by keeping burnin...Read More
June 30, 2018
Ambaji: Pilgrim town Ambaji will get a bypass highway which will divert the traffic to and from Rajasthan to a bypass and make the pilgrim town free from traffic of trucks and other highway vehicles.
At present, the trucks and other highway vehicles need to pass through the pilgrim town on way to and from neighbouring state Rajasthan. A new bypass which ay come up next to GMDC ground will solve the issue of traffic in Ambaji town as highway vehicles will be diverted to bypass on way to Abu Ro...Read More
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