Tazia Procession in Ahmedabad

Photo © Aersh | Muharram in Ahmedabad, Tazia procession

On Friday, a grand Tazia procession (julus) was taken out in Ahmedabad to mark the 10th day of Muharram.  Ashura - the 10th day of Muharram,  is a solemn day of mourning and significant for the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. This is the 180th  year ...

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Children’s Day Initiative by Rotaractors

Children's Day Initiative by Rotaract Club of Ahmedabad North

“Happy Children`s Day ! “ said the ‘Rotaractors’ ( Volunteers) of Rotaract Club of Ahmedabad North  to the tiny-tots of Radha Krishna Trust.  These young minds & college-goers aged between 18 to 25 years decided to give these underprivileged children a surprise on Chacha Nehru`s birthday. Not only did they distribute ...

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Food Review: Raisin Café

Raisin gourmet bakery and cafe

  A little café nestled in between the many high profile restaurants, Raisin Café was many a times forgotten about. But that's not the case anymore. Centrally situated on the Prahladnagar Road, the newly renovated Raisin Café demands attention. With brick walled interiors, strategically placed chrome lights and paintings of people ...

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Jasuben Pizza: Gujarat nu aapnu pizza

Photo © Hemal Mehta | Jasuben Shah old pizza in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad is famous for a lot of things like IIM A, Gandhi Ashram, Akshardham…But the list doesn't end without the mention of the Gujarati version of pizzeria i.e. Jassuben nu pizza ! These mouth watering pizza's are also tagged as ‘Ahmedabad's secret guilty pleasures”. A true Amdavadi must have had ...

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