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Scenic Silvassa

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A mention of Silvassa always conjured up the image of an industrial hub meant for business trips in this writer’s mind. So, it was far from an option for a quick getaway till a chance visit to the destination that’s on the border of Gujarat and Maharashtra. The place may not figure on many people’s list for a weekend escape, but the Union Territory Dadra & Nagar Haveli’s capital city may be a good idea to visit, thanks to its lush green gardens, lion safari, lakes to Kathiawadi fare and more. It’s just a three-hour odd journey by road as well as by train and the ride or drive is scenic. Here are things to do there…