Jamnagar is another city of Gujaratwhich has a long history of its own. Before independence, it was the capital of a princely state called as – Nawanagar.Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the first popular Indian cricketer ruled here. It is after him, that the name of popular domestic cricket event Ranji Trophy was decided. He also designed European style streets here.
There are many old buildings in the city which tell the story of centuries of work in shaping the culture and infrastructure of the city. Today, Jamnagar is very well known for its industrial growth. There is worlds’ largest oil refinery in the city which belongs to Reliance Petroleum. The central part is the commercial zone and is also popular for its big shopping complexes. The city defines the industrial growth of modern India.