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Porbandar

(pōr`bəndər), town (1991 pop. 116,546), Gujurat state, W central India, on the Arabian Sea. Porbandar trades with Persian Gulf and East African ports, has airline service and major highway connections, and is the terminus of a rail line. Fishing is an important industry. It is noted for its high-quality ghee and building stone. Mohandas GandhiGandhi, Mohandas Karamchand
, 1869–1948, Indian political and spiritual leader, b. Porbandar. In South Africa

Educated in India and in London, he was admitted to the English bar in 1889 and practiced law unsuccessfully in India for two years.
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 was born there.
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Summary: Porbandar (Gujarat) [India], Dec 18 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and one of the most prominent faces of the party in Gujarat, Arjun Modhwadiya has lost to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Babubhai Bokhiriya by 1,855 votes on the Porbandar seat.
Ahmedabad -- In a joint operation, the Indian Navy and the Coastguard intercepted a Pakistani vessel with eight sailors off the coast of Porbandar the other day.
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Summary: Porbandar (Gujarat) [India], November 11 (ANI): Four Indian boats and 24 fishermen were detained by Pakistan Marines, near International Maritime Boundary Line, off the coast of Porbandar, on Saturday.
Ten fishing trawlers and 52 anglers were fishing in deep sea in an attempt to net a good catch near the IMBL when PMSA apprehended these fishermen and seized their boats yesterday morning, Porbandar Boat Association general secretary Manish Lodhari told PTI.
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Summary: Porbandar (Gujarat) [India], Oct 3 (ANI): Just a day after the nation celebrated Gandhi Jayanti, it has surfaced that the pair of spectacles from Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Porbandar's Manek Chowk has been missing since October 1.
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Porbandar (Gujarat), July 28 (ANI): People in Saurashtra region in Gujarat continued to live as if residing on an island ever since incessant rains have lashed both the coastal and inland areas over the past ten days.
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