Which city is known as the Manchester of India?
In Gujarat State, the town of Ahmedabad is mainly known as the Manchester City of India. Ahmedabad is located in Gujarat on the banks of the Sabarmati river. The first mill established in 1859, it is the second-largest textile city of India, following Mumbai.
Several textile mills closed down due to the emergence of new textile centres in the country as well as non-up-gradation of machines and technology in the mills of Ahmedabad.