Kharwa: a valiant voice of VERAVAL

Located in the vicinity of world-renowned Gir forest and a ‘Jyotirlinga’, Somnath temple (BJP veteran LK Advani had embarked on his historic Ram Rathyatra from Somnath Temple on September 25, 1990); lies an energetic Municipality of Veraval. Located in Gir Somnath District of Gujarat, the Port town of Veraval was founded by a Rajput, Rao Veravalji Vadher in 13th or 14th century. It was a fortified port owned by the royal Junagadh family until 1953 when their territory was merged with India. Before the Port of Surat emerged, the Port of Veraval was the major stop for pilgrims going...

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