History of Gujarat
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Mahisagar
Mahisagar district – also Mahisagar is a district in the state of Gujarat in India that came into being on 26 January 2013, becoming the 28th district of the state. The district has been carved out of the Panchmahal district and the Kheda district. District Name Mahisagar given from "Mahi River".[1]
Lunawada is the district headquarters of Mahisagar. It started its operation in full-fledged from 15 August 2013.
In the early 1980s, palaeontologists stumbled upon dinosaur bones and fossils during a regular geological survey of Balasinor (originally in Kheda District, currently in Mahisagar after formation of the district in 2013), later identified as Rajasaurus narmadensis (Latin for "princely lizard from the Narmada Valley". It was the first dinosaur fossil discovery in India.