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|• Member of Legislative Assembly||Sardar Tara Singh, BJP  (since 1999)|
|• Member of Parliament||Manoj Kotak, BJP  (since 2019)|
|Elevation||11 m (36 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
400080(Mulund West), 400081(Mulund East) & 400082(Mulund Colony)
|Lower House constituency||Mumbai North East(28)|
|Legislative Assembly constituency||Mulund (155)|
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 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.
Historical records of Mulund date back to the time of Mauryan empire ruled by Prathestha Misr[according to whom?], the governor appointed by Emperor Chandragupta Maurya. Mulund is the earliest planned neighborhood of Mumbai city. 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).
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.
L.B.S. Road which today is lined with two shopping malls, R-Mall and Nirmal Lifestyle.
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. Mulund also has hills which are frequently visited by nature enthusiast for trekking. Yogi Hills,connects Mulund to Borivali National Park and it is climbed by many people all year around.
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.
The population is around 750,000 according to the 2011 census data.
Notable tertiary institutes in Mulund include:
- Mulund College of Commerce
- Sharon English High School
- St. Pius X High School
- V. G. Vaze College of Arts, Science and Commerce
- Wamanrao Muranjan High School
- Nitin Chandrakant Desai, Bollywood Art Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Actor and owner of ND Studios
- Yukta Mukhi, ex-Miss World
- Ajinkya Rahane, Indian International Cricketer
- Vaibhavi Shandilya, South Indian Film Actress
- Pravin Tambe, stays at Integrated Kamal, Mulund west., Indian Premier League Cricket Player and Rajasthan Royals team member
- Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Bollywood Director
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