Ahmedabad is a city located on the banks of the Sabarmati River in the state of Gujarat in western India. The city was taken over by the British East India Company in 1818. It became a center of the Indian textile industry. In 1864, it was linked by rail to Mumbai. With Mahatma Gandhi’s establishment of two ashrams in the area in 1915 and 1917, the city became a hub of the Indian independence movement.


Latitude: 23.021281482077
Longitude: 72.578458789503

Timeline of Events Associated with Ahmedabad

Date Event Manage
10 May 1857 to 20 Jun 1858

Indian Uprising

print of the hanging of two rebelsThe Indian Rebellion or Uprising, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny, began as a mutiny of sepoys of the British East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions. It was not contained until the fall of Gwalior on 20 June 1858. Image: Felice Beato, Print of the hanging of two rebels, 1858 (albumen silver print). This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


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