Thane City is situated on Salsette Island sharing this with Mumbai. Thane is a vibrant and plush city surrounded by hills and rivers and encompassing numerous lakes.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Glady Alwares Road, Thane

Glady Alvares Road or Glady Alvares Road is a stretch of 2.05 KM long road with 3 main crossroads of vasant vihar, lok puram, khewra circle. It starts from Gandhi Nagar and ends at Happy Valley Junction. Its recently widened covering jawhar nagar,  vasant vihar, lok puram, hiranandani meadows, eden woods, valley towers, happy valley. It can be said that its one of the posh roads developed recently. Also many accidents have taken place and do happen in this stretch. More than 35 crore rupees is being spent in widening the road to 8 lanes.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Nagla Bunder, Ghodbunder Road, Thane West

Nagla Bunder is situated near Bhainder Pada.

Nagla Bunder is the choke point of Thane Creek where it is the thinnest making it strategic port which was made by Portuguese 400 years ago. But now that fort is in ruins. There was a huge hill as a view point towards sea which is destroyed by rock mining and made almost flat. It is about to destroy the fort too. Excessive sand mining and sewage dump in Nagla is making the waters dirty

Sand Extractions in Reti Bunder are done and also the rocks are mined and transported. Once there was huge hill which is reduced down to a small stone see below. It was used to be a hill which gave excellent view of the creek but now its almost reduced to a small stone (below). These mountains are exploited and mined for rocks. There are many machines excavating the site. Many such mountains are exploded and mined for rocks. There is a small our lady of hope church (once a fort).

Our Lady Of Hope Church, Nagla Bunder, Thane West

Our Lady of Church is situated near Ghodbunder Road, atop a small hill. A small road cuts from Bhainder Pada which leads to Nagla Bunder. There are many rock and sand machines there. There was a 400 year old Nagla Bunder fort here. 
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