Usmanpura is a suburban locality on the banks of the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. 'Usmanpura' name made from name of Saiyed Usman (r.a), his tomb located next to Usmanpura garden, famous religious tomb frequented by the city's all religion people. Usmanpura is an important landmark on the cultural map of India as it houses Darpan Academy, run by Mallika Sarabhai, one of the most famous exponents of classical dancing in India. The locality is also known for the premier hotel Fortune Landmark, an important landmark on the city map for all tourists. The boundaries of the suburb also touch Gujarat Vidyapith a major university founded by Mahatma Gandhi, the father of Indian independence.