Dharmaj

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Dharmaj
Town
Dharmaj Tower.jpg
Coordinates: 22°25′0″N 72°48′0″E / 22.41667°N 72.80000°E / 22.41667; 72.80000Coordinates: 22°25′0″N 72°48′0″E / 22.41667°N 72.80000°E / 22.41667; 72.80000
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictAnand
Elevation
25.60 m (83.99 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total11,334
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi, English Mayor(Sarpanch) = Jayvirbhai.C.Patel
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
388430
Telephone code02697
Nearest cityAnand
Website[1]

Dharmaj is a village in Petlad taluk, Anand district, Gujarat, India. As of the 2011 Census of India, the population was 10,429.[1] The village is nicknamed the "village of NRIs" (Non-resident Indians) due to the large number of Dalit families who have moved abroad.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dharmaj". 2011 Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  2. ^ "Dalit families flee state's rich NRI village Dharmaj - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 May 2016.

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