: भांडुप ) is a suburb
, formerly known as Bombay
, in the state of Maharashtra
and is also the name of a railway station
on the Mumbai suburban railway
on the Central Railway
<!-- Image with unknown copyright status removed: -->Like most suburbs in Mumbai,Bhandup is one of the oldest suburbs in Mumbai. The first train, which made a leap between VT and Thane, made a short stoppage in Bhandup. Bhandup has two sub-regions, Bhandup West and Bhandup East, named for their location relative to the dividing railway line. The more developed Bhandup (west) is characterized as an industrial
suburb, while the upcoming Bhandup (east), where most of the land is owned by the salt department of India, is considered to be more residential
Bhandup is also home to Shivaji Talao, or Shivaji Lake, named after the great Maratha
ruler, Chhatrapati Shivaji. The pond witnesses hordes of Ganapati
devotees immersing idols of the elephant god during the August month.
Before real estate prospered 40 years ago, Bhandup was a dense forest
area, which gradually saw the growth of industrialization with numerous set ups of industries, and now is becoming a very prominent destination for real estate investors, as it has a lot of opportunity of a further growth.
Bhandup has Asia's biggest water filtration plant at Bhandup complex .
Kanjurmarg and Nahur (Eastern sections) almost blend into Bhandup on two ends and do not really have clear... Read More