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Sahar Village lies in the Andheri suburb of Mumbai. It is among the oldest settlements of East Indians on Salsette Island. The village had a station on the Salsette-Trombay Railway that was dismantled after the rail line closed in 1934.[1]

Sahar Village

सहार गाँव
Village
Nickname(s): 
Sahar Gaon
Sahar Village is located in Mumbai
Sahar Village
Sahar Village
Coordinates: 19°5′56″N 72°52′2″E / 19.09889°N 72.86722°E / 19.09889; 72.86722Coordinates: 19°5′56″N 72°52′2″E / 19.09889°N 72.86722°E / 19.09889; 72.86722
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DistrictMumbai Suburban
MetroMumbai
Government
 • BodyGram panchayat
 • corporatorSushama Kamlesh Rai
Languages
 • OfficialEast Indian Marathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

The opening of the Sahar International Terminal of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in the 1980s led to subsequent urban development in the area.[2] This includes the opening of the first hotel of The Leela Group in 1988.[3] Its nearby areas are Vile Parle, Marol, JB Nagar, Chakala and Saki Naka.

Sub-DivisionEdit

  • Sahar Pirates (Tony Compound)
  • Sahar Silvers Stars or S.S.S.(k)
  • Jolly Boys
  • Sutar Pakhadi or Sutarwar
  • Tank Pakhadi
  • Church pakhadi Rd no.1 (S. K M.)
  • N.B.V BOYS (S.K.M)
  • Shanti Nagar
  • Goni Nagar
  • Jay Durga Nagar
  • Bhandarwada or Fatima Zone
  • Holy Cross
  • Y.C.M
  • Maulana Chawl
  • Om Sai Kripa Mandal (Rd No 2)
  • Mehboob Nagar
  • Church Pakadi Rd No .2 - jolly boys
  • Anand nagar - (Rd No 2)
  • B N BOYS - (Rd No 2)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Railway Gauges in India". IRFCA.org. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  2. ^ "The Republic of Andheri: It's a concrete jungle out there". Time Out, Mumbai. Retrieved 12 February 2011.
  3. ^ "Krishnan's Leelas". Business Line. 13 March 2009.

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