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Amazing images capture spirit of Mumbai

Last updated on: June 6, 2012 14:57 IST

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Mumbai is the commercial and entertainment capital of India, it is also one of the world's top 10 centres of commerce in terms of global financial flow, generating five per cent of India's GDP, and accounting for 25 per cent of industrial output, 70 per cent of maritime trade in India, and 70 per cent of capital transactions to India's economy.

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Image: People stroll along the seafront near the Gateway of India in Mumbai.
Photographs: Punit Paranjpe/Reuters
Tags: India , Mumbai , GDP

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Patrons drink beer and eat food at a pub in Mumbai. A 63-year-old prohibition law requiring every adult above the age of 25 to get a drinking permit exists in Maharashtra but it's never been taken seriously.

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Photographs: Vivek Prakash/Reuters

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Fishermen sort out their fishing nets along the shores of the Arabian Sea at a beach in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

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Commuters try to get onto an overcrowded train on a railway platform during the morning rush hour in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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A girl walks with her pet monkey on a promenade along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Stringer/Reuters

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A view of Dharavi, Asia's largest slum area, is seen in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Punit Paranjpe/Reuters
Tags: Mumbai , Dharavi , Asia

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A boy looks at a passing train while sitting atop a bridge in Dharavi, Asia's largest slums in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters
Tags: Mumbai , Dharavi , Asia

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Traffic moves through the Bandra-Worli sea link in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Punit Paranjpe/Reuters

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The Bandra-Worli sea link is lit in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters

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The Bandra-Worli sea link is seen over the Arabian Sea off the coast of Mumbai.

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Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters

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Devotees pull a huge idol of 'Ganesh', the deity of prosperity, during heavy traffic on a road in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Punit Paranjpe/Reuters
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A bartender reaches out for a bottle at a bar in a luxury hotel in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters
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A policeman reads a book while sitting inside a vehicle as it rains in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Rupak de Chowdhuri/Reuters
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A policeman stands guard inside the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

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Policemen erect barricades in front of the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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Navy soldiers take part in a performance in front of the Gateway of India monument during a dress rehearsal ahead of Navy Day celebrations in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Stringer/Reuters

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Labourers work on a billboard in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters
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A slogan of the sanitation department of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation written on a garbage truck is pictured in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

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A taxi meter is seen near Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Philip Brown/Reuters

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A man sleeps next to a billboard in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters
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A road sign stands next to the Bombay Stock Exchange building.

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Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters

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An aerial view of a central district of Mumbai.

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Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters
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Fishermen push a small boat through a lagoon after catching fish near the Haji Ali Mosque in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Anuruddha Lokuhapuarachchi/Reuters

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A cook at a street-side snack stall arranges vada pavs, left, and samosas, right, in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Arko Datta/Reuters
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An aircraft prepares to land at the airport surrounded by slums in Mumbai.

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Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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Aspiring models wait for their turn to be judged during auditions in Mumbai.


Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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