Boriavi is mainly known internationally for Mahatma Gandhiji's Dandi Yatra as the town was visited and stayed overnight by all the Dandi members and that is the main cause for the Central Government to develop its roads, rail and businesses. Government of India has made a monument in Boriavi in the memory of relations of Canadian and Indian government.
Demography of Boriavi
The demographical records of the 2001 India census show the city of Boriavi to have a population of 45,861 with 52% males, 48% females and 13% children less than 6 years of age. The mean literacy rate of the city is 66%, which is interestingly more than the national average of 59.5%. While 77% of the males are literate, the female literacy is 55%.
Education at Boriavi
Boriavi is very well developed for its education culture. It has very good schools and colleges for the surrounding area. The central government has given "National Research Center on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants" funded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research and some sub-part laboratories to the region of Boriavi.
Festivals at Boriavi
Every summer, the locals come together to celebrate the ‘Batata Festival’ when there are many rituals to celebrate the annual potato festival to symbolize fertility and prosperity. Boriavi festivals are famous for its Diwali and Uttarayan (kite flying day).
Economy of Boriavi
Boriavi is considered as the part of Anand city and the region is very industry friendly. Also it has many industries in food, cement and agriculture. The land of Boriavi is under the "Vegetable Belt of India" and is one of the most prosperous towns of India. Boriavi is also known for its unity of people.
Transportation of Boriavi
In Boriavi, transportation facility is very good. Adas Road Railway Station and Vasad Junction Railway Station are the very nearby railway stations to Boriavi. However Vadodara Junction Railway Station is major railway station which is 25 km near to Boriavi.