Ulhasnagar

Ulhasnagar is a city located in the Thane district in the state of Maharashtra. This city is part of Mumbai Metropolitan Region managed by MMRDA. It had an estimated population of 506,098 at the 2011 Census.

Ulhasnagar is considered as one of the largest denim jeans manufacturer. It has number of small businesses, manufacturing quality denims with an effective cheap labour. Some of the manufacturers export jeans worldwide from Ulhasnagar. The city is also famous for its furniture market, cloth market and electronic market.

Demographics

According to the 2011 Census of India, Ulhasnagar had a population of 506,098. Males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%.

History

Ulhasnagar is a municipal town and the headquarters of the Tehsil bearing the same name. It is a railway station on the Mumbai-Pune route of the Central Railway. Ulhasnagar, a colony of migrants in the aftermath of the Partition of India (1947), is 61 years old. Situated 58 km from Mumbai, the once-barren land has developed into a urban town of Thane district. Originally, known as Kalyan Military transit camp, Ulhasnagar was set up especially to accommodate 6,000 soldiers and 30,000 others during World War II. There were 2,126 barracks and about 1,173 housed personals. The majority of barracks had large central halls with rooms attached to either end. The camp had a deserted look at the end of the war and served as a ready and commercial ideal ground for Partition victims. Sindhis, in particular, began life anew in the new land.

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Sena leader shot at by BJP MLA in Ulhasnagar discharged from hospital

Deccan Herald 26 Feb 2024
Shiv Sena leader Mahesh Gaikwad, who was shot at multiple times by BJP MLA Ganpat ......
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Ulhasnagar firing: BJP MLA Ganpat Gaikwad, 4 others sent to judicial custody for 14 days

Live Mint 14 Feb 2024
In the Ulhasnagar firing case, five accused including BJP MLA Ganpat Gaikwad, were presented in the court on February 14 ... BJP MLA arrested for shooting at Eknath Shinde faction leader in Ulhasnagar firing incident near MumbaiYes, I shot (him) myself....
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Road accident claims life of 18-year-old in Ulhasnagar

Hindustan Times 11 Feb 2024
Ulhasnagar. An 18-year-old Vishal Sanjay Varma was killed on Friday while riding a pillion, and the bike’s rider, Taha Shaikh, sustained serious injuries ... HT Image. The incident occurred at around 9.45pm at Marine Road in Ambernath as the duo was traveling towards Ulhasnagar from Ambernath ... .......
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Six wanted in brutal murder arrested in Ulhasnagar

Hindustan Times 10 Feb 2024
Ulhasnagar.. HT Image. The Central police in Ulhasnagar on Friday arrested six people for allegedly killing a 28-year-old man by smashing his head with a stone over an old enmity in Ulhanagar on Thursday morning ... The deceased is identified as Rahul Jaiswal ... Jaiswal was taken to Central Hospital in Ulhasnagar where he was declared dead before arrival....
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28-year-old murdered for revenge in Ulhasnagar

Hindustan Times 09 Feb 2024
Ulhasnagar. A 28-year-old man was murdered in Ulhasnagar by around five persons early on Thursday morning as part of their revenge on him due to an old enmity, said police sources. 28-year-old murdered for revenge in Ulhasnagar....
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