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Malad is a suburb located in North Mumbai. Malad has a railway station on the Western Line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway, lying between Kandivali station to the north and Goregaon station to the south. The railway tracks of the Western Line divide Malad into Malad(West) and Malad(East).

Malad
Suburb
Inorbit Mall, Malad
Inorbit Mall, Malad
Malad is located in Mumbai
Malad
Malad
Malad is located in Maharashtra
Malad
Malad
Malad is located in India
Malad
Malad
Coordinates: 19°11′10″N 72°50′55″E / 19.186111°N 72.848611°E / 19.186111; 72.848611Coordinates: 19°11′10″N 72°50′55″E / 19.186111°N 72.848611°E / 19.186111; 72.848611
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DistrictMumbai Suburban
MetroMumbai
ZoneD.C.P, Zone IX
WardP-North
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
400064(West), 400095(Malvani), 400097(East)
Lok Sabha ConstituencyMumbai North

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HistoryEdit

In the 19th century, Malad consisted of a number of villages including Orlem (also known as Valnai), Kharodi, Rathodi, Malwani, Marve, Aksa, Madh and Chincholi. The other old settlements in Malad were villages occupied by the local East Indian Community, Bhandaris, Kolis, People who are recognized as the original native inhabitants of Mumbai.[citation needed]

Ahead of Aksa Beach, is the hidden and relatively lesser known vital landmark, which is the Malad Fort a.k.a. Madh Fort. The fort overlooks the Arabian Sea and was captured by the Maratha Empire, from the Portuguese in 1739.[1]INS Hamla, a logistics and training establishment of the Indian navy is situated in Malad.[2]

DemographicsEdit

The approximate population is 1,561,938 with an additional day-time floating population of 100,000.[citation needed]

Educational InstitutesEdit

  • Dalmia college
  • Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies.[3]
  • Mahindra Academy[4]
  • Lords Universal College[5]
  • Ryan International School[6]
  • Seth Juggilal Poddar Academy[7]

Gyanganga Infotech Computer Institute (Malad east)(www.gginfotech.in)

 
Malad Station - West Entrance
  • St. Anne's High School & Junior College[8]
  • Ramzan Ali English School & Junior College
  • Kala Vidyalaya school & Polytechnic
  • St Joseph's High School
  • Utkarsh Mandir high school

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Colonial Voyage - The website dedicated to the Colonial History". Colonial Voyage. Archived from the original on 25 April 2009. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Indian Navy". web.archive.org. 30 January 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Top B schools | DSIMS | Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies". www.rset.edu.in. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  4. ^ mahindraacademy.org. "Mahindra Acedemy". Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Home". Lords Universal College, Goregaon. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Ryan International School: Malad". www.ryaninternational.org. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Home". Seth Juggilal Poddar Academy, Malad. 12 January 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  8. ^ "St. Anne's High School & Junior College". sahsjc.org. Retrieved 8 March 2019.