The Mahi River which flows from East to West, is a holy river of India, is worshipped by many people due to lots of temples and holy places of worship along its shore. Mahisagar is the name given to it due to its vastness. The 28th newly formed district called Mahisagar district in Gujarat observes its name from this holy river. The district of Mahisagar has been carved out of two districts, Panchmahal and Kheda.
Kaleshwari is the famous place in Lunawada holding historical importance. Favourable conditions of Vasad make it a favorable picnic spot and are a gateway to ‘Charotar’. Its ancient name is ‘Vasudhanagari’. Mahidam dam near Banswara in Rajasthan is built on River Mahi, from which whole Gujarat gets the drinking water. Many crocodiles, aligators, take shelter in it. Lunawada of Mahisagar district has Tirupati oil industries, Balaji food industries, Groundnut oil industries are major sources of employment for peasants’ of Vadodara, Sabarkantha district and Panchmahal.
Bihar became the first state in India to have separate web page for every city and village in the state on its website www.brandbihar.com (Now www.brandbharat.com)
See the record in Limca Book of Records 2012 on Page No. 217