Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli: For administrative purposes, Darda and Nagar Haveli has been divided into two taluks, namely Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Dadra is the headquarter of the Dadra Taluk and Silvassa is the headquater of Nagar Haveli. A Lieutenant Governor takes care of the administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Tourism in Dadra and Nagar Haveli: Dadra and Nagar Haveli is home to beautiful gardens, lakes and waterfalls. This Union Territory has become a popular tourist destination and some of the tourist attractions in Dadra and Nagar Haveli are the Tribal Museum, Vanganga Lake Garden, Island Garden, Mini Zoo and Bal Udyan among others.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli State Information
|Date of formation||11. Aug. 1961|
|Tourist attractions||Tad Keshwara Temple, Van Vihar, Damanganga River, Dudhani (water sports)|
|Festivals||Barash (Diwali), Ivaso, Bhawada|
|Languages||Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Konkani|
|Size||491 sq. km|
|Major crops||Paddy, ragi, millet, pulses, oilseeds|
|Factoids||Not much is known about this region's ancient history which contains many tribes.|
|The ghangal, a musical instrument made with a gourd, bamboo and iron strings, is a part of Warli religious rituals.|
Last Updated on: 4th April 2013