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Pipavav
Pipavav
is located at latitude 20°54'N and longitude 71°30'E on the coast of Gujarat, India. By road it is 2 hours (85 km) from Amreli, 30 minutes (20 km) from Rajula
Rajula
city, 2.5 hours (130 km) from Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar
on the east and 1.5 hrs (89 km) from Diu in the west. Pipavav
Pipavav
is the name of village which is used while naming the name of Port Pipavav, the first private sector port in India
India
([1]). The nearest town to Pipavav
Pipavav
is Rajula
Rajula
City which is 22 km away. History[edit] The name 'Pipavav' has two parts, the name Pipa originates from the name of Saint Pipaji, who was a king from Rajasthan, left his kingdom in search of the eternity along with his queen Sitadevi. Vav in Gujarati refers to a well. Pipavav
Pipavav
village is still having a well which was dug by Saint Pipaji. A temple of Radha and Krishna is in the village, there is a saying that the idols were obtained during the digging process of the well than. Villagers mentions the importance of the place during the Mahabharata time, wherein Krishna, with Rukmini while going to Dwarks, halted in Pipavav. Preacher Moraribapu did a Ramkatha at Pipavav
Pipavav
to collect fund for the development of Pipavav
Pipavav
temple. References[edit]

Adapted from the Wikinfo
Wikinfo
article, "Pipavav" http://www.internet-encyclopedia.org/wiki.php?title=Pipavav " Pipavav
Pipavav
eyes Indian Navy contracts after FIPB nod" http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report_pipavav-eyes-indian-navy-contracts-after-fipb-nod_1523909

External links[edit]

Port Pipavav home page Pipavav, a modern scrap yard waiting for orders, report of a visit b

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