Sanand is a village which ruled by the Vaghelas.Sanand is a small village near Ahmedabad district.Still the palace which was built by the vaghelas can been seen.The royal family of Sanand lives there still. The famous artist of the Mewati Gharana Late Maharana Jaiwant Sinh Vaghela is from the royal family of Sanand.He was a great musician and also the guru of Pt.Jasraj.His son was Late Maharana Rudradutt Sinhji Vaghela of Sanand. His son and the present king of Sanand is Maharana Jaishiv Sinhji Vaghela of Sanand.He has a son who is 17 years old and the present yuvraj Dhruv Sinh Vaghela of Sanand and a daughter Katayayini Sinh Vaghela of Sanand who is 12 years old.
Pandit Jasraj frequently vistis Sanand. Historically this place is said its ancestry to pandavas also. When Arjun was coming back from Godhavi (a nearby village of sanand), it is said that he took rest at this place at got so much pleasure. Thus the name of the city came Sa (with) + Anand (pleasure).
Sanand is located at . It has an average elevation of 38 metres (124 feet).
India census, Sanand had a population of 32,348. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sanand has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male... Read More