Bharuch is one of the major seaport cities in the Indian state of Gujarat. This port city has been popular place for the trade of spice and silk trading between East and West. In history, the city was known by various names like Bharakuccha, Bhrigu Kaksha, Bhroach, and Bhrauch. In the British rule the city was mentioned as Broach. In recent times the city has become one of the major commercial hubs in the state of Gujarat. One can find latest news from Bharuch round the year as a host of activities takes place in this town.
This once small hamlet on the banks of the Narmada River is now one of the major port cities in India. Located in the Gulf of Khambat prospered leap and bounds due to its great trading and transshipment activities. This town of Gujarat was also the center for shipbuilding. As water transport was one of the major means of transportation of goods the city enjoyed a commanding position as one of the major port cities in India.
There are various legends and myths attached to the city. Legend had it that the city was the places for the meditation of the sages. There are several other tales and myths about the city.
Archeological evidences found from excavation suggest this town in Gujarat had been part of the various rulers like Mauryas, the Western Satraps, the Guptas and the Gurjars. The economy of Bharuch depends largely on the industries in this town of Gujarat. The city is replete with various industries like fertilizers, paints, dyes, cotton, textiles, and dairy products.
On their visit to Bharuch the tourist can make a sightseeing tour to various tourist attractions like The Bhrigu Rishi Temple, Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Madresa Mosque, Jama Masjid, Kabirvad, Bharuch Fort, Golden Bridge and Shuklatirth. So discover this coastal city at your own.
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PM lays Foundation Stone of Barrage over Narmada, addresses public meeting at Bharuch - 09 Oct 2017
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today unveiled a plaque to mark the laying of Foundation Stone of Bhadbhut Barrage over the River Narmada. At a public meeting in Bharuch, the Prime Minister also flagged off the Antyodaya Express between
PM Modi to visit Gujarat on 7th and 8th October, 2017 - 07 Oct 2017
afternoon, the Prime Minister will arrive at Bharuch. He will lay the foundation stone
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