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Mulund is located in Mumbai
Coordinates: 19°10′18″N 72°57′22″E / 19.17168°N 72.95600°E / 19.17168; 72.95600Coordinates: 19°10′18″N 72°57′22″E / 19.17168°N 72.95600°E / 19.17168; 72.95600
DistrictMumbai Suburban
City (Ward)Mumbai (T)
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyMunicipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
 • Member of Legislative AssemblyMihir Kotecha, BJP[2](since 2019)
 • Member of ParliamentManoj Kotak
11 m (36 ft)
 • OfficialMarathi
 • OtherGujarati
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
400080(Mulund West), 400081(Mulund East) & 400082(Mulund Colony)
Area code(s)022
Vehicle registrationMH-03-XX-XXXX
Lower House constituencyMumbai North East(28)[3]
Legislative Assembly constituencyMulund (155)[4]

Mulund is a suburb in the north-east of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is also a railway station on the Central Railway line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. It is also the last railway station of Mumbai Suburban district on the central railway line. After this, Thane railway station comes under Thane district. It is nestled alongside the foothills of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park with easy access to the Eastern Express Highway and Navi Mumbai through the Mulund-Airoli Bridge. Mulund marks the end of Mumbai city.[5][6]


Mulund is the earliest planned neighborhood of Mumbai city.[citation needed] A gridiron plan was designed by architects Crown & Carter in 1922, which extends from present day Mulund railway station to Paanch Rasta road Junction in Mulund (West).[citation needed]


Mulund is home to a mix of large number of industrial factories along present day L.B.S. road, some of which are the pharmaceutical companies - Hoechst, Wellcome, Glaxo and Johnson & Johnson. Several engineering companies were also located in the, but have eventually shifted out of Mulund. Their locations have been converted to shopping malls and residential apartment complexes altering the landscape and skyline. Johnson and Johnson factory still remains one of the avant garde modern architectural landmarks of Mulund. Other pharmaceutical companies have shut shop and moved on to different locations.[citation needed]

L.B.S. Road which today is lined with two shopping malls, R-Mall and Nirmal Lifestyle.[citation needed]


Kalidas Hall, Mulund

Mulund has 4 major cinema halls, Carnival Cinemas (at R-Mall), Mehul theaters and PVR (at Nirmal Lifestyles). Mahakavi Kalidas, is the only auditorium in Mulund which regularly hosts Marathi, Gujarati and Hindi plays apart from musical shows.[citation needed] Mulund also has hills which are frequently visited by nature enthusiast for trekking. Yogi Hills, connects Mulund to Borivali National Park and it is explored by many people all year around. The National Park authorities have made some stricter rules and allow only those holding a valid entry pass to enter the forest area for trekking.[citation needed] This pass needs to be issued from Borivali National Park Office.


A BEST AC Bus at the Mulund Check Naka bus station

Mulund Station falls on the central line of Mumbai railway. Mulund is well connected to other suburbs and other cities as well by adequate network of trains, BEST buses and roads including a national highway. Mulund is a stop for slow local trains as well as semi-fast local trains on the central line of the Mumbai suburban network. Metro IV which is currently under construction will pass through Mulund's L.B.S. Road.[citation needed]


The population is around 750,000 according to the 2011 census data.[citation needed]

Educational institutions[edit]

Notable tertiary institutes in Mulund include:


  1. ^ "Map of Mumbai Suburban District's Talukas". Collector office, Mumbai suburban District. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Profile of Mihir Kotecha". Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Parliamentary Constituencies & their Assembly Segments". Collector office, Mumbai Suburban District. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Talukawise Assembly Maps". Collector office, Mumbai Suburban District. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  5. ^ Nair, Divya Soman (24 December 2005). "The prince of suburbs". The Economic Times. Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Mulund - The Prince of Suburbs - The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 13 December 2017.