"Bombay Municipal Corporation" Top 5 Page for this destination Municipal Corporation Building - BMC Tip by keeweechic

 
 

This Gothic building is opposite Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Victoria Terminus). It is the home to the Bombay Municipal Corporation and was completed in 1893. The tower of the building reaches 255 ft. The Bombay Municipal Corporation which was created in 1865, was responsible for pulling down the fort wall, building new roads, housing and drainage systems and also tried to create a social consciousness amongst home owners who refused to build toile blocks inside their homes in an attempt to alleviate the dreadful sanitation problem.

Address: DN Road, Mumbai,
Directions: Opposite Victoria Terminus

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  • Written May 5, 2006
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