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Deonar is a suburb of Mumbai. It has gained prominence for being the location of the largest dumping ground in Mumbai and also the location of city's largest abattoir, Deonar Municipal Abattoir 
India's largest abattoir is located in Deonar. It also has institutes like the Tata Insititute of Social Sciences (TISS) and International Institute of Population Sciences here. The other landmark here is the BSNL Telecom Factory. It also houses the premium residential complex Raheja Acropolis and some beautiful green bungalow societies like Saras Baug, Uday Giri, Vikram Jyoti, Datta Guru, Deonar Baug, Pawtwardhan Colony etc. There are several colonial bungalows like Raj Kapoor's Devnar Cottage.
Deonar is mostly residential and has several government staff colonies like Teachers Colony (for Municipal school teachers).
The main public modes of transportation are autorickshaws, taxi and BEST bus. Deonar has a BEST bus depot. The closest railway station is Govandi Railway Station to Deonar, and it is situated near areas like Chembur, connected via P L Lokhande Marg, and Vashi.
The location of the abbatoir, landfills along with the close proximity to industries like BPCL and HPCL has led to raising of several environment concerns in Deonar.
- NDTV: http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/biomedical-scam-behind-used-syringes-bloody-gloves-in-mumbai-70093?pfrom=Cities Retrieved on December 3, 2010
- The Times of India - http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2009-07-02/mumbai/28178450_1_abattoir-hike-slaughter-charges-poultry-and-meat - Retrieved on December 3, 2010
- Indian Express - http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/bmc-plans-rs-100cr-overhaul-of-abattoir/223403/ - Retrieved on December 3, 2010