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Uddhav Thackeray's pics of Maximum Mumbai

Last updated on: February 24, 2012 09:42 IST

Uddhav Thackeray's pics of Maximum Mumbai

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In the second part of our three-part series, we bring you aerial photographs taken by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray of Mumbai.

Part I: Uddhav Thackeray's pics of Maharashtra forts 

Watch out for photos of temples across the state in the coming days.

The lighthouse in Colaba built by the British in 1875, its light has a range of 30 kilometres.

Also see: CARTOONS! The other side of firebrand Raj Thackeray

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Photographs: http://www.uddhavthackeray.com

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The Gateway of India

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The famous Gateway of India (external link) located on the waterfront in Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary.

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Hutatma Chowk

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This memorial (external link) was built to honour the 105 martyrs who died in the Samyukta Maharashtra movement. It is located next to the 25-foot high fountain, Flora, the Roma goddess.

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BMC headquarters

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A marvel of 'Victorian Gothic' architecture (external link). The headquarters of BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus of the Central Railway.

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Vidhan Bhawan

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The seat of administration of Maharashtra state, this 21-storied building is about 71 metres high, and located at Nariman Point, Mumbai's central business district.

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Shivaji Park

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This historic park (external link) has seen many historic events such as Samyukta Maharashtra Movement, the birth of Shiv Sena and the swearing in ceremony of the Shiv-Sena Bharatiya Janata Party government.

It is located in the Maharashtrian stronghold of Dadar.

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Ganesh Visarjan

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Cries of 'puddchya varshi lavkar ya' (external link) rent the air as devotees congregate at Mumbai's Girgaum Chowpatty as they immerse their beloved Lord Ganesha.

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The Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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The Bandra-Worli Sea Link (external link)  is an 8-lane, cable-styled bridge with pre-stressed concrete viaduct approaches, which links Bandra and the western suburbs of Mumbai with Worli and central Mumbai.

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Flamingoes

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These migratory birds visit Sewri Coast (external link), Mumbai every year.

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Bhaucha Dhakka

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An early morning buzz at 'Bhaucha Dhakka' (external link) a jetty at Mazgaon Dock, Mumbai.

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Mumbai slums

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Slums (external link) are now sprawled all across Mumbai. It is home to millions of people. It is a huge challenge to rehabilitate these slum dwellers.


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