Articles tagged under: Japan K Pathak

Narendrabhai Modi’s birthday 17th September is significant for Gujarat in many other ways

September 17, 2021
Narendrabhai Modi’s birthday 17th September is significant for Gujarat in many other ways

Gandhinagar, Japan K Pathak: 17th of September is not just Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi's birthday. The day is significant for many other reasons for Gujarat. Introduction of a new Tapi district in South Gujarat was announced by then Chief Minister Narendrabhai Modi on 17 September 2007. The district however had come to effect from 2nd October that year. In 2008 on this day, then Chief Minister Narendrabhai Modi had flagged off a train full of relief material to flood-hit Bihar from G...Read More

Ancient Galteshwar Mahadev Mandir gets Shikhar through Central govt arm ASI efforts

September 07, 2021
Ancient Galteshwar Mahadev Mandir gets Shikhar through Central govt arm ASI efforts

Gandhinagar, Japan K Pathak: Religious Hindu flag was hoisted atop an ancient Galteshwar Mahadev mandir for the first time yesterday probably after centuries. This could become possible due to construction of Shikhar of this mandir by the efforts of Government of India. A 52 gajj size flag atop a 75 ft high Shikhar was hoisted on auspicious occasion of Somvati Amas on the last day of Shravan as Shikhar construction was over. Galteshwar Mahadev is located in a small village Sarnal, near Da...Read More

1911 Ahmedabad: A strict Mohammedan bearer will never let us see a Hindu temple, writes a British traveler

July 28, 2021
1911 Ahmedabad: A strict Mohammedan bearer will never let us see a Hindu temple, writes a British traveler

Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. They were once published and forgotten. After over a century, I am collecting such writings and putting them here with opening remarks on their historic value. __________________ A B...Read More

1857 Ahmedabad: Eye witness account of public execution of 18 revolutionaries

July 19, 2021
1857 Ahmedabad: Eye witness account of public execution of 18 revolutionaries

(Representational picture) Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. They were once published and forgotten. After over a century, I am collecting such writings and putting them here with opening remarks on their historic value. ...Read More

Popular chanlo value of Rs. 101 is linked to year 1890 reform

July 17, 2021
Popular chanlo value of Rs. 101 is linked to year 1890 reform

Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. They were once published and forgotten. After over a century, I am collecting such writings and putting them here with opening remarks on their historic value. __________________ Pre...Read More

Surat had surpassed Ahmedabad for a century; An 1861 report gives reasons of its rapid decline later

July 09, 2021
Surat had surpassed Ahmedabad for a century; An 1861 report gives reasons of its rapid decline later

Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. The article presented in full text on this page below is from the Ras Goftar, September 9, 1861. A lengthy article has some interesting details of historic value scattered here and ther...Read More

1894 Ahmedabad: At entrance of Jama mosque was a tain idol, for faithful to tread on

July 07, 2021
1894 Ahmedabad: At entrance of Jama mosque was a tain idol, for faithful to tread on

Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. Today's piece is regarding a February 1894 article, in which an Englishman J.C.Mackay narrates his journey to Ahmedabad through rail and his experiences while touring within Ahmedabad c...Read More

Champagne dashed on ‘Enterprize’ marked start of Ahmedabad’s first Mill

July 05, 2021
Champagne dashed on ‘Enterprize’ marked start of Ahmedabad’s first Mill

Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. Presented below is a news report published in a newspaper on 12 June 1861 about opening of the first cotton mill in Ahmedabad by Ahmedabad Spinning & Weaving Co. Ltd. The mill wa...Read More

UP religious conversion case accused Salahuddin’s Vadodara based NGO had received nearly Rs. 10 crore foreign fund in 4 years

July 01, 2021
UP religious conversion case accused Salahuddin’s Vadodara based NGO had received nearly Rs. 10 crore foreign fund in 4 years

Japan K Pathak Vadodara: Salahuddin Zainuddin Sheikh, a Vadodara based NGO operator who was arrested by Anti Terrorist Squads (ATS) of Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly diverting foreign funds for religious conversion to Delhi based Umar Gautam is Managing Trustee of AFMI Charitable Trust. This NGO has received nearly Rs. 10 crore foreign fund in four years period during 2016-2022 as per its FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation Act) submissions. Salahuddin led AFMI charitable...Read More

Surat 1870s: Trade guild would shut all shops but one to raise common purse

June 19, 2021
Surat 1870s: Trade guild would shut all shops but one to raise common purse

By Japan K Pathak In this first season of History series, I am republishing some carefully selected old reporting/articles of historical value, curated from over 100 years old records. Such articles though deserving, never got placement in any book, journal or even Google search engine through all these years. They were once published and forgotten. After over a century, I am collecting such writings and putting them here with opening remarks on their historic value. Presented below is one...Read More

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