Vasna (Borsad)

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Vasna Borsad INA
village
Vasna Borsad INA is located in Gujarat
Vasna Borsad INA
Vasna Borsad INA
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°19′55″N 72°40′13″E / 22.33205°N 72.67033°E / 22.33205; 72.67033Coordinates: 22°19′55″N 72°40′13″E / 22.33205°N 72.67033°E / 22.33205; 72.67033
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Anand
Population (2013)
 • Total 9,000
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)

Vasna (Borsad INA) (sometimes spelled Wasna) is a town and an Industrial Notified Area of the Borsad municipality in Anand district in the Western Indian state of Gujarat.

History

Vasna was the eponymous seat of a princely state. Under the British raj, it was a Fifth class non-salute state in the colonial Mahi Kantha Agency.

Population

As of 2009 India census,[1] Vasna Borsad INA had a population of 9000. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Vasna Borsad INA has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 49%. In Vasna Borsad INA, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The population mainly survives on farming and agriculture, but in the last ten years a lot of families have migrated from this village to cities and overseas. Vasna has the most NRI families out of the chovis gam patidar samaj and is most probably the most developed of the twenty-four villages within the territory.[citation needed]

Darmaj is a short distance away and Borsad is extremely local. The village has got more town life surrounding it than most other small villages nearby.[citation needed]

Vasna has recently[when?] had proper sewage system put in place as well as having the most reliable mains power supply for a village. Other Chovis gam territories don't have solid paving, even to this date, but Vasna, due to its overseas NRI population amounts, have had funding in place to provide this facility throughout the main parts of the village. The village is extremely clean compared to neighbouring villages and towns due to its people understanding the value of maintaining a cleaner environment around themselves.[citation needed]

Places of interest

In the centre of the village there is a big house around three stories high, with a great Krishna Statue on top of it, and this house can be seen from any rooftop in Vasna. This house was constructed in the late 60s early 70s. There are also many temples that are very popular attractions.

Sports

The Vasna Sports club is also well known community for cricket lovers. It arranges day and night tournament every year. This promotes community solidarity and community awareness.

Economy

The pupils co-operative bank gives best support to all villagers for study abroad. And another bank is Bank of India

References

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
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