Gandhi nu Amdavad – Places in Ahmedabad where Mahatma is alive

Old ahmedabad
“In a Gentle way 
you can shake the world” – Mahatma Gandhi


Ahmedabad, On 2nd October 2018 whole nation celebrates Gandhi’s 149th birth anniversary to pay tribute to the father of the nation. Here in Ahmedabad the land of Gandhi’s action celebrates the whole year as Gandhiji’s 150 anniversary. Our Ahmedabad is a witness to Gandhi’s independence movements. Many such places are preserved well in the city by Ahmedabad Municipal corporation with the public partnership. Some urban places in the city where you get Mahatma’s vibes, truly.

Many international dignities and tourists come to India to see Gandhi’s land. There are many places in Ahmedabad which can be considered as Gandhi Tourism. For the deep realization of Gandhi’s peace and simplicity, you should definitely need to visit these amazing historical places in Ahmedabad.

Sabarmati Ashram Ahmedabad

Gandhi Ashram is the identity of the city of Ahmedabad. It is one of the most visited tourist places and top attraction destination in Ahmedabad by history lovers. It was an important place for the freedom movement of India, led by Mahatma Gandhi. Many important activities have taken place at this place.

top attraction destination

“My life is my Message “- Mahatma Gandhi

A good number of items are available in the museum which is related to Gandhiji ‘Father of Nation’. You must visit this place to feel the beauty & provide the glimpse of ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ and his lifestyle.

sabarmati ashram ahmedabad

Kochrab Ashram

Gandhi first created Kochrab Ashram. Upon returning from South Africa on January 9, 1915, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was in search for a place to settle himself and a small group of relatives and associates who were with him in the African struggle.

kochrab ashram ahmedabad

His political views still unformed, Gandhi chose Ahmedabad in the West Indian state of Gujarat. For three reasons “being a Gujarati, I’ll serve my country best through the use of the Gujarati language. Being the capital of Gujarat its wealthy persons will also make a larger contribution, I hoped” in his own words.

kocharab ashram ahmedabad

Kochrab ashram is located at Paldi area of the city.

Navjeevan Trust Ahmedabad

The Navjeevan Trust, located on the famous Ashram Road of the city, where there is still an eternal history of Indian independence, the Karma cafe is located at the Navjivan Trust compound. Navjivan Trust was founded in 1929 by Gandhi himself.

navjeevan trust ahmedabad

This organization, Navjivan Trust, publishes the literature and ideas of Gandhiji. Published more than 800 books of Gujarati, Hindi and English besides other Indian languages.

The museum located in the main building, where the old printing press machine, some rare photographs and books are available.

Navjeevan trust ahmedabad

Karma cafe, Amdavad

Located at Navjeevan trust compound, this unique cafe in Ahmedabad totally dedicated to Gandhi ideology. Small library setup with the cafe having interesting books like Sardar Patel, Gandhiji, Mahabharat and more. Along with the healthy food, you can read books available here in the cafe. Also, no one can bother you, you can sit here as much time you want.

Karma cafe ahmedabad

Here at Karma Cafe, they serve “Gandhi Thali” only on weekends. The speciality about this place is its payment system, you can pay whatever you want in a donation box no billing system.

gandhi thali karma cafe

This cafe serves healthy organic items like Thepla, Dhokla, Khichu, handvo, sev mamra, vagharela mamra and more other items along with tea and different coffees.

This cafe run by volunteers and the main purpose of the Karma Cafe that will benefit more and more people with Gandhi ideology.


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