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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Ulhasnagar is a city located on the west coast of India, approximately 60 kilometers northeast of the City of Mumbai, in the Thane district in the state of Maharashtra. According to a 2001 census, the city is home to an estimated population of 472,943 people.
 
Ulhasnagar is after the partition of India, over 100,000 Sindhi refugees from the newly created West Pakistan were relocated in military camps five kilometres from Kalyan. The area was converted into a township in 1949, and named Ulhasnagar by the then Governor-General of India, C. Rajagopalachari. A suburban railway station was built in 1955. Five years later, the first municipal council was nominated. In 1965, elections to this council were held for the first time. Now this 22 square kilometer area holds 350,000 Sindhis, the largest enclave of this ethnic group in India. The town lies outside Mumbai city but in the Mumbai Conurbation. It is a major business district, with a claimed turnover of Rs. 1,000 crores in 1995.

Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Ulhasnagar enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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