11 Facts About Bandra Mumbai


Originally, Bandra Mumbai was a larger area, whence the present day Khar neighbourhood was a part of it.

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Bandra Mumbai was a tiny fishing village inhabited by Kolis and salt farmers.

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Bandra Mumbai officially became a possession of the Portuguese East Indies, when the Sultanate of Cambay ceded Bandra Mumbai and adjacent areas via the treaty of Bassein, which was signed aboard the brig named Sao Mateus at Vasai harbour, aided by Governor-General Nuno da Cunha and Diego da Silveira.

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However, Salsette island, on which Bandra Mumbai lay, was not part of this treaty and remained with the Portuguese.

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Bandra Mumbai became part of English territory with the signing of the Treaty of Surat in 1775, but was retroceded to the Marathas in 1779 during the First Anglo-Maratha War.

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Bandra Mumbai was raised to the status of a municipality in 1876 and was then expanded.

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Bandra Mumbai consisted of many villages, among them Sherly, Malla, Rajan, Kantwady, Waroda, Ranwar, Boran, Khar Danda, Pali, and Chuim.

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Bandra Mumbai Lake, called Bandra Mumbai Talao or Motha Reservoir was constructed by a rich Konkani Muslim of Navapada, an adjoining village.

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Bandra Mumbai was home to the 37X46 metre portrait of Dadasaheb Phalke on the MTNL building at Bandra Mumbai Reclamation.

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The part of Bandra Mumbai located on the western side of the railway line developed into a fashionable suburb by the middle of the 20th century.

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Bandra Mumbai railway station is connected with the Western Railway and the Harbour Line, which is an offshoot of the suburban Central Railway.

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