Tankara

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Tankara
ટંકારા
city
Tankara is located in Gujarat
Tankara
Tankara
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°40′N 70°44′E / 22.66°N 70.73°E / 22.66; 70.73Coordinates: 22°40′N 70°44′E / 22.66°N 70.73°E / 22.66; 70.73
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Morbi
Population
 • Total 18,000
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 363650
Telephone code 02822
Vehicle registration GJ-36

Tankara is a town in Morbi district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is situated on the river of Demi,[1] 20 kilometres from Morbi, 40 kilometres from Rajkot, and 80 kilometres from Jamnagar. Tankara is considered holy land because it is the birthplace of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, founder of the Arya Samaj born on 12 February in 1824[2]

Industry[edit]

Tankara is famous for quality cotton bales production, and there are around 25 to 30 cotton ginning factories and many cotton oil mills. Tankara is 4th largest business center in the field of cotton oil mill and ginning industries in Saurashtra and 5th in Gujarat. The industry is the fastest growing in this region. Tankara is also one of the major centres for silver imitation jewellery manufacturing. Tankara has been facing many basic infrastructure related problem such as: and with polypack industries production are pp woven fabric, pp non woven fabric and more manufacturer.

  • Haven't set up G.I.D.C. yet,
  • Taluka level court,
  • Water shortage in summer,
  • Lack of public transportation - very needs of 4-lane/6-lane road & Broad Gauges train connection between Morbi & Rajkot.

Hospitals[edit]

In Tankara Health services are primarily provided at government hospital and many private hospitals like SREE Dental Clinic (Gujarati: શ્રી ડેન્ટલ ક્લિનિક) at Tankara Chokadi.

List of villages in Tankara[edit]

  • Amrapar (tol)
  • Anandpar
  • Bangavadi
  • Bedi
  • Bhutkotda
  • Chhattar
  • Devaliya
  • Dhroliya
  • Ganeshpar
  • Ghunada
  • Khanpar
  • Hadala
  • Hadmatiya
  • Hamirpar
  • Harbatiyali
  • Haripar
  • Hirapar
  • Jabalpur
  • Jivapartankara
  • Jodhpar (zala)
  • Kagdadi
  • Kalyanpar
  • Khakhra
  • Kothariya
  • Lajai
  • Lakhdhir Gadh
  • Mahendrapur
  • Meghpar Zala
  • Mitana
  • Mota Khijadiya
  • Nana Khijadiya
  • Nana Rampar
  • Nasitpar
  • Neknam
  • Nesda
  • Khanpar
  • Nesda
  • Surji
  • Otala
  • Rajavad
  • Rohishala
  • Sajanpar
  • Sakhpar
  • Saraya
  • Savdi
  • Tankara
  • Tol
  • Umiyanagar
  • Vachhakpar
  • Vaghgadh
  • Vijaynagar
  • Virpar
  • Virvav

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