How Panchmahal got its Name

Panchmahal

Panch-mahal means "five tehsils/talukas" (5 sub-divisions), and refers to the five sub-divisions namely -Godhra, Dahod,Halol,Kalol and Jhalod that were transferred by the maharaja Jivajirao Scindia Gwalior to the British. Panchmahal district is further divided in 11 Talukas for administrative purposes.