About VALSAD Nagarpalika

During May'1849, it was decided to establish Valsad Nagarpalika. Mr.Belasis, the First Magistrate of South Region of Surat District, Mumbai Division, called a meeting of reputed citizens in "Juna Thana" of "Mota Bajar" and discussed about his thought. Later 264 citizens of Valsad put together an application with their signatures and gave to the Magistrate Mr.L. Reed. Mr.L.Reed wrote to honorable Governor in Council of Valsad to draft a recommendation letter to establish Valsad Nagarpalika to Mr.Henry Little, Surat Magistrate & Collector. After that, within 5 years necessary proceedings were carried out and finally on 30th May,1855, establishment of Valsad Nagarpalika was declared in governmnet gazette (Act No.26,1855 Under Municipal Act) Valsad district is one of the 33 districts in the Western Indian state of Gujarat. It is bound by Navsari district to the north, Nashik district of Maharashtra state to the east, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli union territory and Palghar district of Maharashtra to the south. The Arabian Sea lies west of the district. The coastal Daman enclave of Daman and Diu union territory is bounded by Valsad district on the north, east, and south. The district's administrative capital is Valsad.