PLACES OF INTEREST

GHOLVAD.

Gholvad, [In 1760 Du Perron notices Gholvad as the head of a district. Zend Avesta, I. ccclxxix.] eight miles north of Dahanu, with,in 1881, a population of 1486, is a station on the Baroda railway with post and sea-customs offices. The station traffic returns show an increase in passengers from 5898 in 1873 to 9949 in 1880, and a fall in goods from 912 to 522 tons. The sea trade returns show, for the three years ending 1878-79, average exports worth 1870 and average imports worth 202. Exports varied from 899 (Rs. 8990) in 1876-77 to 3102 (Rs. 31,020) in 1878-79, and imports from 122 (Rs. 1220) in 1878-79 to 290 (Rs. 2900) in 1876-77.[Previous to 1876-77 Gholvad was included under Umbargaon. The details for the three years ending 1879 are: Exports, 1876-77 899 (Rs. 8990), 1877-78 1608 (Rs. 16,080), 1878-79 3102 (Rs. 31,020); Imports, 1876-77 290 (Rs. 2900), 1877-78 194 (Rs. 1940), 1878-79 122 (Rs. 1220).]