Shri Vijay Rupani
Shri Vijay Rupani
Hon'ble Chief Minister,
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Shri Ranchhodbhai Chhanabhai Faladu
Shri Ranchhodbhai Chhanabhai Faladu
Hon'ble Minister,
Rural Development,Gujarat.
Shri Bachubhai Maganbhai Khabad
Shri Bachubhai Maganbhai Khabad
Hon'ble Minister State,
Rural Housing and Rural Development, Gujarat.
Shri jaydrathsinhji Parmar
Shri jaydrathsinhji Parmar
Hon'ble Minister State,
Panchayat (Independent charge), Gujarat

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The sultan ahmed i (the first) established himatnager in 1426 ad to put a control on the political activities of the rao of idar. the sultan loved the place so much that it was renamed as ahmedanagar from the name of the sultan.

in 1848 ad, it was again handed over to the kingdom of idar and got re-christened to its current name himmatnagar, derived from himmatsinghji, the ruler of the state in those times. idar is a beautifully established town located at the foothills of the 500 ft high rocky hill on which the fort of idargadh lies. the construction of the fort was so strong as per those times that its strength has become proverbial. to set an objective to achieve an impossible task is addressed as ‘to conquer the fort of idargadh’. the renowned chinese traveler hyuen sang has noted the place called vadali, in his travelogues. it is called ochalee in chinese.

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  • City- 6
  • Area- 386972.73 Hector
  • Taluka- 8
  • Gram Panchayat- 456
  • Literacy- 75.75%
  • Village- 712
  • Population- 1403291
  • Rural Population- 1167707
  • Urban population- 237158
  • Scheduled Castes-126296
  • Scheduled tribes- 331317
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