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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 594 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PALANPUR, a native state of India, in the Gujarat division of Bombay, on the southern border of Rajputana. Area, 1766 sq. m.; pop. (Igor), 222,627, showing a decrease of 19 % in the decade. The country is mountainous, with much forest towards the north, but undulating and open in the south and east. The principal rivers ere the Saraswati and Balsas. The estimated gross revenue is £50,000; tribute to the gaekwar of Baroda, £2564. The chief, whose title is diwan, is an Afghan by descent. The state is traversed by the main line of the Rajputana–Malwa railway, and contains the British cantonment of Deesa. Wheat, rice and sugar-cane are the chief products. The state has suffered severely of recent. years from plague. The town of PALANPUR is a railway junction for Deesa, 18 m. distant. Pop. (1901), 17,799. Palanpur also gives its name to a political agency, or collection of native states; total area, 6393 sq. m.; pop. (1901), 467,271, showing a decrease of 28 % in the decade, due to the effects of famine.
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THIS IS THE CITY WHICH AUTOMATICALLY GIVES HAPPYNESS AND GOOD LUCK. THIS IS THE BEST LAND I HAVE EVER LIVED. NO OTHER CITY CAN COMPETE IT. MOINKHAN PATHAN; VIDYAMANDIR
Delhi gate is a heart of Palanour.I like it very much. Palapur is a city of flowers.
Palanpur the capital of Banaskantha is the trasure of great persons like jewells.We have great attraction for our native Palanpur.Major of the time we are eager to rush there.........Mahesh Mehta..Gandhinagar (gujarat)
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