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Construction work going on near the river under the Sabarmati River Front Development Project
The Sabarmati River is a river in western Indiamarker. It is approximately 371 km in length.

The Sabarmati originates in the Aravalli Rangemarker of the Udaipur District of Rajasthanmarker. In its initial course it is also called as Wakal. Most of the river flows in Gujaratmarker state. It empties in the Gulf of Cambaymarker of Arabian Seamarker.

Ahmedabadmarker and Gandhinagarmarker, the commercial and political capitals of Gujarat were established on the banks of Sabarmati river. The legend is that Sultan Ahmed Shah of Gujarat, resting on the bank of Sabarmati, got inspired with the courage of a rabbit to chase a bully dog to establish Ahmedabad in 1411.

During India's independence struggle, Mahatma Gandhi established Sabarmati Ashrammarker as his home on the banks of this river.

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