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Country  India
Languages spoken  Gujarati, Hindi
State  Gujarat
District  Kheda

Mahemdavad is a city and a municipality in Kheda district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Mahemdavad is situated on the Vatrak River bank. Mahemdavad was established by the king Mahmud Begada, the grandson of Ahmed Shah and it was initially named as Mahmudabad after king Mahmuds name.


Map of Mahemdavad


As of 2001 India census, Mahemdavad had a population of 30,769. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mahemdavad has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 63%. In Mahemdavad, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Around all you find here the Gujrati people most.


Mehamdavad has Mahamdavad kheda Road as a train station for halting express trains such as :

  • 1463/1465 Jabalpur Express, 1464/1466 Jabalpur - Somnath Express (Jabalpur - Somnath)
  • 9309/9310 Shanti Express (Indore - Ghandhinagar)
  • 9143/9144 Lokshakti Express (Ahmedabad - Bandra)
  • 2901/2902 Gujarat Mail (Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central)
  • 9011/9012 Gujarat Express (Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central)
  • 9215/9216 Saurastra Express (Porbandar - Mumbai Central)
  • 9017/9018 Saurastra Janta Express (Jamnagar - Bandra)

19130/19129 Ahmedabad Vadodara Express are the Primary express trains having stoppage at Mahamdavad kheda Road Railway Station.

Mahemdavad links to Ahmedabad, Surat and Ratlam.
Mahemdavad has Bus Station for local buses which links to Nadiad, Anand, Ahmedabad, Dakor, Kheda.
Khatraj Chokdi (The five junction road) near Mahemdavad connected to major cities by

  • Ahmedabad road
  • Ghodasar,Haldarvas Road
  • Mankava, Kathalal road
  • Mahudha, Dakor, Godhra road
  • Nadiad, Anand, Vadodara road
  • Kheda, Limbasi, Khmbhat road

All the express buses stop at Khatraj Chokdi.

There is a major International airport, Sardar Patel International Airport (SVP) near Mahemdavad. The Air Port code is AMD SVP is only 33 km from Mahemdavad connected by Road. You can find the direct Domestic flight to Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata. Also there are direct Intentional flights to Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Kuwait, London, Chicago and Frankfurt.

Heritage Sites

Roza Rozi is a Maqbara ( Drgah Sarif of Mubarak Said,R.A.) located near Ghodali village with distance of 3 km from Mahemdavad. Roza Rozi is a holy place for Muslims so there is a fair on Uras (Festival of Muslims). Every year the uras celebrating after the 10 day of Eid-Ul-fitra with lots of Joy.
The myth about Roza Rozi is that we cannot count the pillars of the building. Every time we count it gives different figure. We confuse while counting because of its architectural design.

Chanda-Suraj Mahel was a palace but now it is worn out.
Chanda-Suraj Mahel located on the Vatrak River bank near The Cremation Ground.

This is an ancient well with seven floors (stories) below the ground. Each floor has a different architecture. Currently floors four to seven of the well are filled so visitors are only able to view the top three floors.
A popular myth about the well is that Mahmud Begada built a swing in this well with water level up to his neck to reduce the heat he continuously felt because of side effects of a daily dose of toxin which his mother gave him in small amounts to immunize him from any attempts to poison him by enemies.


  • Sheth J. H. Sonawala High School runs 5th std. to 12th std. in science, commerce and arts stream in Gujarati medium.
  • Gyanjyot High School runs 1st std. to 12th std. in commerce and arts stream in Gujarati medium.
  • St. Xaviers School runs 1st std. to 10th std.
  • Trinity School runs 1st std to 7th std. in English medium.
  • Santram primary school runs 1st std. to 7th std.
  • Shree Nyalkaran English Medium School runs 1st std. to
  • Shanti Niketan English School runs Nursery to 5th in English Medium

The all colleges run under Gujarat University

  • Manekchock Co-Op. Bank Arts & Mahemdabad Urban Peoples Co-Op. Bank Commerce College runs graduation in commerce and arts stream
  • The Mahemdabad Education Society B. Ed. College
  • Degree College of Physical Education
  • Gayatri Kelavani Mandal Sanchalit B. P. E. and Yoga College
  • D. A. Diploma Engeeniring and Technology

12009 shatabdi express destroying mahemdavad & kheda road station in gujarat


Mahemdavad Beautiful Landscapes of Mahemdavad

Mahemdavad is located at 22.83°N 72.77°E? / 22.83; 72.77. It has an average elevation of 33 metres (108 feet).


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