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Online voting to be introduced in Gujarati elections

In what’s been described as a ‘one of its kind project in Asia’, the Gujarat Election Commission in India has announced that an online voting option is to be introduced for the October local authority elections this year. 241 more words

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In letters from the past: Indian trains

As I read letters I wrote to my sister, there’s another gem I had completely forgotten: the pace of Indian trains. I’m sure they’re faster now, but when I was last in India, they were as slow as peak hour traffic. 147 more words

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Khijadia ( Jamnagar, Gujarat, India ) aims for global site status

After Nal Sarovar( A Ramsar Site ), the state forest department wants Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary in Jamnagar districts as a Ramsar site. For this, it has sent a proposal t the Union Ministry of environment (MoEF). 315 more words

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Once upon a time in India there was a toilet but now it’s gone

While at our Jamnagar relatives’ house, my oldest daughter, three at the time, needed to go to the toilet. When we asked where the washroom was, we were told there wasn’t one and she could go on the cement balcony before us. 98 more words

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A Buzzing Gujarati Curry

We showed up at our relatives’ compound (in Jamnagar, Gujarat) unannounced, but in India, that’s fine. The property was bordered by a high wall and contained three separate two-story apartments for each of the two brothers and their wives. 83 more words

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Jamnagar, Gujarat and a Village Tree

Strangely, the most undesirable part of India because of the dust and heat hanging over the state, holds the best memories.

We bused from Rajkot to Jamnagar, not far from the Gulf of Kachchh in Gujarat where we intended to visited distant relatives of my father-in-law’s, fifteen kilometres away. 140 more words

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