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    These Pictures Will Make You Love Mumbai Even More


    February 22, 2016

    By Medha Malaviya

    Wish to be a star or wish to be rich, this city holds the power to make all your wishes come true. Accredited with thousand names like “The most populous city of the country” or “The financial capital of the country” or “The Shanghai of the country” etc. etc. etc. are all synonyms to Mumbai.

    The growth of this port city has been gradual and steady. Series of stable governments and hard-working industrialists have made Bombay Mumbai today. Mumbai is more than Maharashtra and that is what makes it different from other regional capitals. Reasons maybe historical or geographical, but they have all contributed to the city’s rise. A series of pictures depicting the Mumbai’s journey have been compiled below:

    1. Gateway Of India, 1948


    2. Taj Mahal Hotel, 1920

    BN-CP195_imahar_G_20140430090609 1920

    3. Bombay Streets, 1942


    4. Bombay, 1909

    Old-Bombay 1816

    5. General Post Office, Before Independence


    6. CST, Present Day


    7. Moti Bazaar, 1899


    8. CST, 1930s


    9. Churchgate Station, Before Independence


    10. Hornby Road, 1930

    Hornby road 1930

    11. CST, 1888

    CST 1888

    12. Marine Drive, 1912

    Marine drive 1912

    13. Rampart Row, 1890

    Rampart Row 1890

    The Rise of this ‘port’ city is no less than phenomenal and we are proud to have lion’s city in our nation.

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