How Jamnagar got its Name


The name of Jamnagar was derived from the same root, while the word Jam itself means Sardar, or King, Saheb is an Arabic term which literally translates to "Owner" or "Proprietor". Further, Jam Rawalji was the first, Jam Saheb of Nawanagar, in 1540, when he founded the new city of Nawanagar in the region of Halar which was conquered by him & it consists of 999 villages, after moving out of Cutch.