Articles tagged under: Dwarka

Parimal Nathwani condoles departure of Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya

September 11, 2022
Parimal Nathwani condoles departure of Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya

Dwarka: Rajya Sabha member Parimalbhai Nathwani has condoled the passing away of Dwarka and Badrinath peeth Shankaracharya Swami Saroopanand Saraswati Maharaj. Nathwani described Swaroopanand ji as his margdarshak and stated that he is deeply pained due to departure of his guide Swami ji to Devlok. Nathwani further in his tweet stated that entire Sanatan Dharma and Dwarka town are mourning over this departure. A 99-year old Shankaracharya passed away today in Madhya Pradesh due to heart attack a...Read More

Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati passes away

September 11, 2022
Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati passes away

Dwarka: Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati (born 2 September 1924), Shankaracharya of Dwarka Sharada Peetham passed away today due to a heart attack. A 99-year-old seer became Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya in Dwarka, Gujarat in 1982. He passed away in Madhya Pradesh's Narsinghpur after prolonged illness. He had marked his 99th birthday recently. Swaroopanand Saraswati was born Pothiram Upadhyay in 1924 at Dighori village of Seoni district, Madhya Pradesh. A direct disciple of Shankaracharya Brahm...Read More

Janmashtami 2022 in Gujarat : Date, Time, Story, Significance, and Rituals

August 16, 2022
Janmashtami 2022 in Gujarat : Date, Time, Story, Significance, and Rituals

Gandhinagar : The festival of Janmashtami is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna which is observed by Hindus all across India. The year 2022 will witness the 5249th birth anniversary of Shri Krishna. The festival is enthusiastically celebrated across the world, so as in Gujarat, famous as the land of Lord Krishna's rest (Vishranti). On this very occasion, thousands of devotees visit mainly two main temples of the lord in Dwarka and Dakor along with numerous ISKCON temples an...Read More

CM inspects works on augmenting tourist facilities at Shivrajpur beach

July 22, 2022
CM inspects works on augmenting tourist facilities at Shivrajpur beach

Dwarka: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel today inspected the work under progress to develop tourist facilities at Shivrajpur near Dwarka during which tourism secretary, Harit Shukla, informed him that 56% of the work to be undertaken in the first phase has been completed. An arrival plaza, a cycle track, promenade, path-way, drinking water facilities, and toilet blocks are being developed under Phase 1 at Shivrajpur, work on which was inspected by the chief minister. The tourism secr...Read More

PGVCL honors 32 customers for promptly paying bills

June 01, 2022
PGVCL honors 32 customers for promptly paying bills

Jamnagar: PGVCL has felicitated 32 customers under its Jamnagar circle office, who have for the whole of last year paid their electricity bill within 5 days of the bill being received from the power supply company. PGVCL officials went to the home of such customers with a garland and also handed over a memento to them. Of the 32 customers honored, 25 are from Jamnagar City Zone-1, 6 are from Jamjodhpur division, and 1 is from Devbhumi Dwarka division. The officials of PGVCL had reached the...Read More

Amit Shah Visits National Academy of Coastal Policing and Dwarkadhish Mandir

May 28, 2022

Jamnagar: On his two-day visit to Gujarat, Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited the National Coastal Police Academy at Okha in the Dwarka district of Gujarat on Saturday. After the visit to NACP, Home MInister tweeted, " Visited the National Coastal Police Academy in Okha, Gujarat and inquired about the training given to CAPFs and Coastal Police in detail." द्वारका की पवित्रभूमि पर स्थित श्री द्वारकाधीश ...Read More

HM Shah to visit Gandhinagar, Dwarka, Panchmahal

May 25, 2022
HM Shah to visit Gandhinagar, Dwarka, Panchmahal

Gandhinagar: Union Home and Cooperative Minister Amit Shah will visit Gujarat on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday he will attend a cooperative convention along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On Saturday, Shah will also go to Dwarka in the morning from Jamnagar by helicopter for a ‘darshan’ of Dwarkadhish. At Dwarka, he will also interact with trainees of the police academy and marine academy. On Sunday he will inaugurate or participate in khat mahurat of various projects such as Panc...Read More

Erection of a 400 KV substation at Bhogat underway

May 22, 2022
Erection of a 400 KV substation at Bhogat underway

Jamnagar: The erection work of a 400-kV substation at Bhogat village in DevBhumi Dwarka district is in progress. It will be the substation with the highest power generation capacity in the district. The work is likely to be completed soon. The substations with the highest power generation capacity in Devbhumi Dwarka at present are Khambhaliya and Bhatiya substations of 132 kv capacity. The substations of Ranavav and Gop will be also joined with the Bhatiya substation in future. DeshGujaratRead More

Hindu religious flag burnt in Dwarka; accused nabbed

April 10, 2022
Hindu religious flag burnt in Dwarka; accused nabbed

Dwarka: A youth who torched a saffron religious Hindu flag near Jumma Masjid in Bhathan chowk area of pilgrim town Dwarka was caught by local people in the evening on Ram Navami on Sunday. Accused has been booked by Dwarka Police under IPC sections 143(unlawful assembly), 146 (Rioting), 153A(1)(Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion), 295(Injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class), 295A and 149 (Every member of unlawful assemb...Read More

President Kovind likely to visit Dwarka, Madhavpur in April 2022

March 30, 2022
President Kovind likely to visit Dwarka, Madhavpur in April 2022

Dwarka: The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind is likely to visit pilgrim town Dwarka in Gujarat on April 10. Though there's no official announcement, it is learnt that the President would be in Dwarka on April 10th which is also Ram Navmi festival day. He will visit Madhavpur (Ghed) based traditional fair in Porbandar district later and kick off the festivities there in presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and other ministers. Chief Ministers of 8 States from North Eas...Read More

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