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Why was cot
The cotton industry was concentrated in Maharashtra and Gujarat because:
1. Raw material and labour- Black soil, ideal for cotton, is present in the region and labour can be found easily.
2. Transport- Port facilities are easily accessible through land and water transport.
3. Climate- The region’s moist climate and the temperature is ideal for cotton growth.
Cotton textiles are common in India since the ancient times. Earlier, it was concentrated in this region because of all the favourable factors especially the natural factors like climate and soil. This in turn have provided livelihood to many people and contributed to growth of many industries too.
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