While in Ahmedabad, it is easy to forget that the city is located on the banks of a river and that it is surrounded by two lakes. Your first impression might very well be that of a dusty town in middle-India. Yet, Ahmedabad provides a happy confluence of the old and new India, of Muslim heritage and Hindu influence.
Legend has it that whilst camping on the banks of the river Sabarmati, Sultan Ahmed Shah saw a dog being chased by a hare. He was impressed by this show of bravery on the part of the hare and decided to establish his new capital at that site. Thus, Ahmedabad came into being. Yet the city will never let you forget that it is the proud seat of the Gujju Bhai.
Of the many cities of India, Ahmadbad is probably the only one which represents its name in the tru + more about Ahmedabad