Malad Case Study

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was 8.01%. Mumbai Suburban has a sex ratio of 857 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 90.9%. (C) Profile of Malad Malad is suburb, 34km north of Mumbai, India. It is also the name of the railway station on the Mumbai suburban railway on the Western line, located in the Malad suburb. History In the 19th century, Malad constituted of Orlem (also known as Valnai) which was a hamlet of just about 12 families. In 1880, Fr. Joseph Maria Braz de Souza built a private chapel dedicated o Our Lady of Lourdes at Orlem. In 1882, the chapel was officially declared a part of the Apostolate of Bombay and affiliated to the church of Our Lady of Assumption, Kandivali. Later, Fr. Justin built the first school, the St. Anne’s High School, in…show more content…
Sunder Nagar is on Border of Malad and Goregaon. Some of the major localities in Malad (West) are Chincholi Village, Orlem (originally called Valnai in Marathi), Evershine Nagar and Jankalyan Nagar. Chincholi Bunder Road or Chincholi Village is the oldest native of Malad since 1845 and has historically housed the fisherman (Koli community). Malad East has housing colonies like Raheja Township, Govind Nagar, Mahindra Nagar, Squattar Colony and Pratap Nagar. Mahindra Nagar is a clean and green society, which was nominated as the second most pollution-free area in Mumbai by Eureka Forbes after Aarey Colony in Goregaon. Malad East has Daftary Road, which runs from the station on the East up till the Mumbai-Ahmadabad Highway and is one of the most congested roads in Mumbai’s Suburbs. Mumbai has a tropical climate, specifically a tropical wet and dry climate (Aw) under the Koppen climate classification with seven months of dryness and peak of rains in July. The cooler season from December to February is followed by the summer season from March to June. The period from June to about end of September constitutes the south-west monsoon season, and October and November form the post-monsoon

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