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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RBI imposes monetary penalty on Nav Jeevan Co-operative Bank Ltd., Ulhasnagar (Reserve Bank of India)

Public Technologies 04 Jul 2022
RBI imposes monetary penalty on Nav Jeevan Co-operative Bank Ltd., Ulhasnagar. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed, by an order dated June 27, 2022, a monetary penalty of ₹2.00 lakh (Rupees Two lakh only) on Nav Jeevan Co-operative Bank Ltd., Ulhasnagar (the bank) for ......
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Maharashtra crisis: Office of Eknath Shinde's Lok Sabha MP son Shrikant vandalised in Ulhasnagar

The Times of India 25 Jun 2022
It showed some people throwing stones at the Ulhasnagar office of Shrikant Shinde and they can also be heard raising pro-Uddhav Thackeray slogans....
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Ulhasnagar residents rendered homeless after building collapse incidents demand transit camps within city

Hindustan Times 24 Jun 2022
More than a thousand residents have been rendered homeless in Ulhasnagar city after various slab and ......
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FIR against unknown persons for cruelty against dogs in Ulhasnagar

Hindustan Times 16 Jun 2022
... cruelty against dogs has been registered with Hill Line Police Station in Ulhasnagar....
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Police constable, relative arrested for murder of nurse in Ulhasnagar

Hindustan Times 15 Jun 2022
Hill Line Police in Ulhasnagar arrested a 39-year-old police constable and ......

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