Maharashtra vs. Gujarat: Differences Between Colorful.
Succumbing to public pressure, finally, on the 1st of May 1960, Nehru Govt divided Bombay State into 2 states: Maharashtra for Marathi speaking population and Gujarat for Gujarati speaking population. Bombay city turned out to be a sticky wicket because the Marathi activists wanted it to be part of Maharashtra due to the simple reason that majority of the people there spoke Marathi, and it was.
Today In 1960, Maharashtra And Gujarat Were Formed Out Of Bombay State! 1.1 K Shares. Surabhi Nijhawan Updated on May 01, 2016, 12:53 IST. May 1 is a significant day in Indian history. 56 years ago, the modern day state of Maharashtra was formed, and the day is celebrated as Maharashtra Day. Back then, the States Reorganisation Act, 1956, clearly stated the boundaries for states within India.
Gujarat state has world’s 2nd largest grassroots refinery. Biggest cement productions plants, biggest denim production plants that is why Gujarat is known as the Manchester of the East and Denim city. One of the states of India produce and export cotton in largest amount, Gujarat is world’s 3rd largest denim producer. This state has fastest.
Maharashtra: Revisiting the Gujarat. By Aleem Faizee. Khandesh and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra have witnessed a series of communal violence in last few months.
This was a significant political movement demanding the creation of separate states, Gujarat - for Gujarati speaking population, and Maharashtra - for Marathi speaking people. And this day today.
Maharashtra is located in the northern centre of peninsular India. The Arabian Sea surrounds it in the west, Gujarat on the north, Madhya Pradesh on the east, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh on the south. The state has Deccan plateau which is separated from the straight Konkan coastline by 'Ghats'. Rivers like the Godavari, Krishna, Tapi and Narmada flows through the state. It has 35 districts.
For example, Cherrapunji receives about 118.70 cm of rainfall in comparison to about 10 mm or less rain received in the western part of Rajasthan. The most drought-prone regions is located in West Rajasthan, Gujarat, Saurashtra and Kachchh, Maharashtra, Telengana, Rayalaseema, Bihar and some parts of Orissa, such as Kalahandi, Bolangir and Koraput.