is an area in South Mumbai
. It is a mostly Muslim inhabited area. Nag is the Marathi
word for cobra
. Still a Nag temple exist at this place. It is totally Muslim dominated so you won't find any people visiting the temple but on special occasions Nag-Panchami people visit this temple. It is a crowded area, and ranges from heavy industry to small scale industry. It is an industrial and residential area. There are some of the best eating joints here<sup>Citation Needed</sup>. On one side of the area one could find tall skyscrapers
and on the other side you will find chawls
If the Mumbai underworld once had an address, it would have been here.
Nagpada was home to some of the most dreaded criminals of the country—and is now home to Dawood Ibrahim
's sister Haseena Parkar.
Nagpada and its surrounding areas could have been called 'the den of the dons'. Dawood Ibrahim
, Chhota Shakeel, Aalam Zeb, Ameerzada, Ahmed Kashmiri and Asif Baatla all grew up here or had their mafias operating from here.
Nagpada has on its south side Pakmodia Street, where Dawood Ibrahim
was brought up with his 10 other siblings. To its north is Dagdi Chawl, the bastion of gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli
and jailed gangster Amar Naik. To its west is Jairaj Gully and Shuklaji Street, where Karim Lala
's Pathan gang had a stronghold. To the east is JJ Hospital, which has treated several gangsters and even witnessed shootouts within its premises.
Nagpada was known as a secular place, with a... Read More