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Know your neighbourhood: Virar

Virar, a part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, is a suburban area in Palghar district. The locality is believed to derive its name from the Indian philosopher Jeevan Virar. Virar is also a part of the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation. With developments in tourism and a decent growth in its connectivity ...

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Know your neighbourhood: Borivali West

Borivali also spelled Borivli is located in the north western part of Mumbai. Presence of Portuguese Churches, Mandapeshwar and Kanheri Caves proves the fact that the area has a rich history. The locality is known for its green and has many gardens. The region is divided into Borivali East and ...

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Know your neighbourhood: Dombivli East 

Dombivli is an important city in the Thane district. The history of Dombivli is rich and dates back to the medieval period. In the 19th century, farmers cultivated paddy here and sold it in areas like Mumbai and Kalyan. The city is densely populated and it has a number of ...

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Know your neighbourhood: Panvel

Panvel is one of the most populated cities in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and is divided into three parts: Old Panvel Town, New Panvel East and New Panvel West. The city is about 300 years old and was once famous for its rice market. Panvel Municipal Council (PMC) established in ...

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Know your neighbourhood: Goregaon east

Goregaon East is a suburb of Mumbai located in the city’s northern part. The growth of the region started after the 1970s due to commercialization of the area and the settlement of a large number of people. The famous Aarey Milk Colony established in the year 1949 spreads over an ...

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