Category Archives: Dadra and Nagar Haveli


Silvassa is the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. It lies between Gujarat and Maharashtra. Silvassa name derived from the Portuguese word Silva. Silva means wood. Till 1779 this was ruled by Marathas. There are 72 small villages in Silvassa. After Marathas, Portuguese ruled this place. During the Portuguese rule several stone walls and Roman […]