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By Howard Spodek

In the 20 th century, Ahmedabad was once India's "shock city." It was once where the place a few of the nation's most crucial advancements happened first and with the best intensity―from Gandhi’s political and hard work organizing, throughout the progress of fabric, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries, to globalization and the sectarian violence that marked the flip of the hot century. occasions that occurred there resonated in the course of the kingdom, for larger and for worse. Howard Spodek describes the pursuits that swept the town, telling their tale during the careers of the lads and girls who led them.

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