The warasiya area in city is named after 16th century Ahmedabad’s Sultan Muhammed Shah III’s senapati – Waris Shah.
Waris were kind & helpful to people of baroda. After the death of Waris Shah (at age of 60) due to illness, they were buried in a grave near lake inside a tomb. Today this area is named as Warasiya (Waris + Shah = Warasiya). The tomb is made of bricks, sandstone. It also had beautiful fresco paintings in which natural colors were used.