Poisar

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Poisar
पोइसर
English
suburb
Poisar is located in Mumbai
Poisar
Poisar
Coordinates: 19°12′16″N 72°50′16″E / 19.204511°N 72.837639°E / 19.204511; 72.837639Coordinates: 19°12′16″N 72°50′16″E / 19.204511°N 72.837639°E / 19.204511; 72.837639
Country India
State Maharashtra
District Mumbai
Station Kandivali
Founded by Khandolee
Named for Fonsecas
Languages
 • Official Hindi English Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 400101 [400067]]
Lok Sabha constituency Mumbai North
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kandivali East
Not to be confused with Boisar.

Poisar is an area of Kandivali on the western side of Mumbai. It gets its name from the adjacent Poisar River. A BEST bus depot is located here.

Overview[edit]

Poisar is an area located between Kandivali and Borivali. Poisar(West) comprises Borsapada etc. whereas Poisar (East) comprises slums and Thakur village and Thakur complex area.

Education[edit]

There are many schools from Thakur group and various trust running in Poisar. It hosts a renowned school called the Our Lady of Remedy High School and Kindergarten section.DVM High School run by Somvanshi charitable trust is in heart of Poisar(E)Slum. Poisar now has developed a lot with all kinds of facilities. BEST bus depot, Raghuleela MegaMall and good facilities has made it a better part of Kandivali and Borivali.

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