Porbandar which is a seaside town in Saurashtra was the birth
place of the Father of Nation . It has also a mythological association
. Lord Krishna's classmate, Sudana hailed from this place . The
town was formerly known as Sudanapuri . The house where Mahatma
Gandhi was born has been turned into a national monument
Kirti Mandir . The memorial contains within it a library of books
on Gandhism, a spinning hall, a children's nursery and a prayer
hall where prayers of all faith are held regularly.