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 a Area of Kandivali in the western side of Mumbai. It gets its name from the adjacent Poisar River. A BEST bus depot is located here. Also, Poisar Development is a company that derived the name Poisar; they have the Poisar River integrated into their logo.[citation needed]

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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