ⓘ Dhobitalao

                                     

ⓘ Dhobitalao

Dhobitalao is a neighborhood in the city of Mumbai in India. Located in the South Mumbai area at an elevation of 11 m, it used to be a location where linen was washed. In British times, dhobis used to wash the British soldiers clothes here. It was filled up in the mid-17th century as the city began to expand. The lake used to be fed by a number of underground freshwater springs, which were recently uncovered while constructing the subway in the locality.

A public library stands over the land that was the lake. Only from the current site, is the famous metro Adlabs former cinema metro.

In the North-Eastern part of Dhobitalao is called Cavel, from the Koli name Kolwar. The Kolis of this village were converted to Christianity by the Portuguese in the 16th century. Cavel became a Christian enclave, and later immigrants of this religion, from Goa, Daman, pool and Salsette settled here.

                                     
  • is a neighbourhood in South Mumbai. It is located to the north - east of Dhobitalao near the Chira Bazaar area. It got its name from the Koli word Kolwar
  • the adjoining localities of Thakurdwar and Bhuleshwar to its north and Dhobitalao to its south. Junagadh town hall dedicated to Shamaldas Gandhi Indian
  • Bhedwar of Mumbai was the associate architect. Metro is located in the Dhobitalao area of Mumbai. The Art Deco cinema opened on 5 June 1938, and initially
  • Gateway of India, the Institute of Science, the Small Causes Court at Dhobitalao the Wadia Maternity Hospital, Bombay House, the King Edward Memorial
  • such cases. In Mumbai there are two courts, the main one being in the Dhobitalao region of South Mumbai and the other in Bandra. In Kolkata, the Presidency
  • Mahtab, as a tribute to the services rendered to the city. A street in the Dhobitalao area is also named after him. Dr Acacio Viegas, Goan Achievers in Bombay
  • terrorists on 26 November 2008, at the Cama Albless Hospital in the Dhobitalao area of Mumbai. Karkare was killed with other two officers: Additional