Articles tagged under: Ahmedshah

Why section of people in Gujarat don’t like the name Ahmedabad ? Answer lies in historical references of fanaticism and intolerance of Sultan Ahmedshah

November 08, 2018
Why section of people in Gujarat don’t like the name Ahmedabad ? Answer lies in historical references of fanaticism and intolerance of Sultan Ahmedshah

By Japan K Pathak Sentiment prevailing in section of people in Gujarat against the name Ahmedabad is not completely unfounded. The city of Ahmedabad was named after sultan Ahmedshah, and if you go into the history, the picture of Sultan Ahmedshah is not something that majority of people in Ahmedabad would completely admire. If using Ahmedabad and thereby recalling Ahmed Shah in daily life is problem for some people, the roots of that dislike are found in some specific aspects of Ahmed Shah'...Read More

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