Vataman

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Vataman
Laghuraj Nagar
town
Vataman Temple
Vataman Temple
Nickname(s): Vatamanu
Vataman is located in Gujarat
Vataman
Vataman
Location in Gujarat, India
Vataman is located in India
Vataman
Vataman
Vataman (India)
Coordinates: 22°32′N 72°25′E / 22.53°N 72.42°E / 22.53; 72.42Coordinates: 22°32′N 72°25′E / 22.53°N 72.42°E / 22.53; 72.42
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictAhmedabad
TalukaDholka
Population (2001)
 • Total5,906
 • Rank2nd in Dholka
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN382265
Vehicle registrationGJ
Nearest cityDholka
Literacy9%
Websitegujaratindia.com

Vataman or Vataman Chowkdi is a small village in the western state of Gujarat in India,[1] located at a crossroads about an hour and a half from Ahmedabad or Amdavad airport on the road to Palitana. Vataman is famous for its Jain derasar. Vataman village is famous for guava fruite many cast of people live in vataman like rajput, garasiya, koli patel, bharavad, etc. The cast of Rajputs are Barad, Dabhi, Rathod, Parmar, Chavda, etc. the cast of garasiya rajputs are gohil,zala jadeja vataman village is also famous for temples like ranmukteshwar mahadev temple, swaminarayan temple, ramji mandir, laghurajswami temple, bhathavali meldi maa temple etc. and khedut bazar mini mall(agro) also situated at vataman chowkadi by hathisang Bhikhubha Barad and Barad Krupalsinh Hathisang.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2001 India census, the village of Vataman had 5,906 inhabitants, 51.9% (3,067) male and 48.1% (2,839) female, for a gender ratio of 926 females per thousand males.[2]

Jain Temple[edit]

This Jain temple is dedicated to the Bhagwan (Lord) Adinath or Rishabha that was consecrated with great fanfare and devotion by Anilaben and Sureshbhai Bapalalbhai Shah of Palanpur and Mumbai in April 2003. The main temple also houses statues of Rishabhanatha, Mahavira swami, Parshvanath swami, Vasupujya swami and Kunthunath swami.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Villages of Dholka Taluka". Ahmedabad District, Government of Gujarat.
  2. ^ "Census 2001 Population Finder: Gujarat: Ahmadabad: Dholka: Vataman". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Archived from the original on 31 May 2013.