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What is the root cause of the shifting tendency of the Indian cotton textile industry from Mumbai towards Ahmedabad?
1. This industry has the advantage of early start in Ahmedabad.
2. Land in Ahmedabad is cheaper than Mumbai.
3. High-quality clothes manufactured in Ahmedabad are in large demand in India and abroad as well.
4. Ahmedabad enjoys more import-export facilities than Mumbai. 

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : High-quality clothes manufactured in Ahmedabad are in large demand in India and abroad as well.

The correct answer is High-quality clothes manufactured in Ahmedabad are in large demand in India and abroad as well.

  • The high-quality textiles created in Ahmedabad are the main cause of the Indian cotton textile industry's move from Mumbai to Ahmedabad.
  • Ahmedabad-made fabrics are in high demand both in India and internationally.
  • Ahmedabad is also called the 'Manchester of India'.
  • Cotton is one of the most important fibers and cash crops of India.
  • Cotton plays a dominant role in the industrial and agricultural economy of the country.

  • The cotton sector in India is considered the second most developed sector in the textile industry.
  • It provides the basic raw material (cotton fiber) to the cotton textile industry.
  • Cotton is a direct source of income for 6 million farmers in India.
  • Cotton processing and trading employ between 40 and 50 million people.

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