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41. David Sassoon Library
The David Sassoon Library is the name of a famous library and heritage structure in Mumbai, India.The idea for a library to be situated in the center of the city was the brainchild of Albert Sassoon, son of the famous Baghdadi Jewish philanthropist, David Sassoon.The building was designed by architects J.Campbell and G.E.Gosling, for the Scott McClelland and Company, at a cost of Rs.125,000.David Sassoon donated Rs.60,000, while the rest was borne by the Government of Bombay Presidency.The library is located on Rampart Row, looking across the Kala Ghoda.The building, completed in 1870, is built using yellow Malad stone, much like the abutting Elphinstone College, Army and Navy Buildings and Watson.Hotel.Above the entrance portico is a white stone bust of David Sassoon.
42. Afghan Church
The Church of St.John the Evangelist, better known as the Afghan Church is an Anglican Church in South Mumbai, India, built by the British to commemorate the dead of the disastrous defeat in the First Afghan War of 1838.The church is located in Navy Nagar in the Colaba area of Mumbai (Bombay).It is considered to be an improved version of the Church of St.John in the Wilderness which was built in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.From the time of their construction, both these churches are believed to have hosted members of the White Brotherhood who believe that Lord Jesus visits them from the Cave of Light in the Dauladhar Mountains even today.
43. INS Vikrant
INS Vikrant was a Majesticclass aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy.She played a key role in enforcing the naval blockade on East Pakistan during the IndoPakistan War of 1971.The ship was built under the name Hercules for the British Royal Navy during World War II, but construction was put on hold after the war.end, and she never entered British service.India purchased the incomplete carrier from the United Kingdom in 1957, and construction was completed in 1961.INS Vikrant was commissioned as the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy.After years of distinguished service, she was decommissioned in January 1997.
44. Malad
Malad is a suburb, 34 km north of Mumbai, India.It is also the name of the railway station on the Mumbai suburban railway on the Western Line, located in the Malad suburb.Malad, in keeping with the diverse nature of Mumbai, has a mix of people from all over India.The original Inhabitants are the Koli community, which thrived in pockets, such as Marve, Malwani, Madh and Manori Island.Apart from the Koli community the suburban town has a large East Indian Community.


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