ⓘ Sewri


ⓘ Sewri

Sewri is a locality along the eastern edge of South Mumbai, in Maharashtra, India. It is also the name of a railway station on the Central Railway Harbour Line.

Sewri pronounced as Shivdi was a small hamlet on the Eastern shore of Parel island, one of the original seven Islands of Bombay. Sewri has a Fort that dates back to 1770. Agro-horticultural society had established gardens at Sewri, which were acquired in 1865 by Arthur Crawford, the municipal Commissioner of Bombay, for building a European cemetery. A large part of Sewri belong to the Bombay port trust and were incorporated in the port facilities. In 1996, the mangrove swamps of Sewri were declared a protected ecology. Lesser Flamingo from other parts of India come to these mangroves to breed. The coastal area of the village includes the Sewri mudflats, wetlands. Flamingos fly in to the marshes from October to March every year. These mudflats near the Sewri jetty, which is a 20-minute walk from the train station.

Rafi Ahmed Kidwai the way cancer Marg, which consist of four adjacent roads begins at Sewri and ends at Maheshwari services Matunga near the station, the circle of kings. High school Fatima can be found at the beginning of the cancer of the road. At Sewri Christian cemetery, the largest of its kind in the city, is located here.

Sewri East houses a number of industrial facilities, especially those from the petrochemical industry. The Sewri West is largely residential, consisting of housing and building societies like Sewri koliwada, BDD Chawls, Mulraj, the Bhuvana. In Mulraj group Called MBG is also very well known club in the area, which is famous for its sports and social activities. built by British in year 1925, Dnyaneshwar Nagar, Shivaji Nagar location, society, labour camp and Bhatwadi. The Market area is called "Sewri Naka".

Open mill lands and the Mumbai port trust land for development entailed the active construction in the area. In Sewri-Nhava Sheva transharbour link, which is planned in the Mumbai Metropolitan region development the building of the municipal city Council, threatening habitat for migratory flamingos.Ari