Oshiwara

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Not to be confused with Yoshiwara.

Oshiwara is a neighbourhood in northern Mumbai, India near Lokhandwala Complex. The name of this neighbourhood was derived from the Oshiwara River. Located between the western sides of Goregaon and Jogeshwari, it has a large number of industrial estates. A railway station was built at Oshiwara called as Ram Mandir to cater to the Western Line of Mumbai Suburban Railway. This station is being built in order to cater to extended Andheri and Lokhandwala areas of the western suburbs.[1] This neighbourhood is also known for the antique and second hand furniture market located here.[2]

The Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport undertaking operates a bus depot at Oshiwara.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oshiwara station's pace picked up". DNA (newspaper). 16 May 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Antique furniture galore at Oshiwara". Mumbai Mirror. 26 October 2009. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  3. ^ Shah, Gouri (20 October 2005). "Green gas will flow where red buses stop". Daily News and Analysis. Mumbai. Retrieved 2 March 2015.