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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Ulhasnagar: Two shopkeeper booked for storing firecrackers worth Rs 42 lakh without license

The Times of India 26 Sep 2022
Acting on a tip-off, a team from local police station-led by API Y P Mali raided shop in the area of Ulhasnagar ... In the Nehru chowk and surrounding areas of Ulhasnagar, many shops start selling firecrackers before Diwali festival....
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Ulhasnagar civic body comes up with SOP for slab collapse incidents

Hindustan Times 23 Sep 2022
A day after the Manas Tower slab collapse incident in which four persons were killed, the Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation (UMC) has come up with a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to deal with the collapse incidents in the city ... Last month, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde gave a nod for regularisation of buildings in Ulhasnagar....
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Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation orders inquiry into building slab collapse that killed 4

Indian Express 23 Sep 2022
UMC officials told The Indian Express that dilapidated buildings were a big concern in Ulhasnagar ... Jamir Lengarekar, additional commissioner of UMC, told The Indian Express, “Like Manas Tower, 1,524 buildings and structures in Ulhasnagar were served notices for structural ......
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4 killed as portion of building collapses in Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar | Mint

Live Mint 22 Sep 2022
Four people were killed as a portion of a five-storey ......
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Maharashtra: Four dead in slab collapse at Ulhasnagar

Indian Express 22 Sep 2022
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Maharashtra: 4 dead, 1 missing as building portion collapses in Ulhasnagar

Hindustan Times 22 Sep 2022
Four people died and one is feared trapped after a portion of a building collapsed in Ulhasnagar town of Maharashtra's Thane district on Thursday, said the municipal corporation. The incident took place at Manas tower at OT section, Ulhasnagar 5, following which five were feared to be trapped....
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Four dead in Ulhasnagar as slab gives way in 25-year-old Manas Palace building

Hindustan Times 22 Sep 2022
Ulhasnagar. Four people, including three members of a family, were killed after a slab collapsed in a residential building in Ulhasnagar on Thursday, making it the second such incident in the municipality in a week and the third this monsoon season ... This monsoon alone, three incidents of slab collapses in Ulhasnagar has claimed six lives....

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