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Bardoli, located on the banks of river Mindhola at a distance of 36 km from Surat has an important place in Indian history. It was here that Gandhiji had launched a farmers satyagrah, known as the Bardoli satyagrah in 1921-22 under the leadership of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The satyagraha was resulted in the withdrawal of the 30% raised taxation to the farmers and the common people of the region. It was during this period, Gandiji addressed Patel as ‘Sardar’, the chief or the leader for the first time. The Sardar Patel Museum has preserved the complete details of Satyagraha with photos.

An ashram known as Swaraj Ashram has been built in memory of this historic event and it has become a place of pilgrimage and one among the most visited tourist destination in Surat.

Galteshwar-Temple of God Shiva, Vighneshwar -Temple of God Shiva, Kedareshwa - Temple of God Shiva, Jalaram mandir, Ramji mandir, Panchmukhi Hanuman mandir, Swaminarayan mandir etc are some of the places of worship at Bardoli

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