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The Psyche of a Mumbaiker

Rising to the sun’s rays, this cosmopolitan city never seems to lose its charm. Bustling with activity at all times of the day, the vibrancy on the streets of Mumbai echo out the spirit of a true Mumbaiker.

Forming one of the most populated cities in the world and claiming to brush shoulders with international cities like Los Angeles, New York, and Berlin, Mumbai is one of the Alpha world cities.

Being an island city, Mumbai is formed from seven islands – Bombay Island, Parel, Mazgaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli and Old Woman’s Island (also known as Little Colaba). It has a natural deep harbour and is well known for its fishing activities by the Koli fishing community, where a large section of society finds their line of work. Formerly known by a variation of different names, Bombay was also known as Ancient Greek, but later modifications resulted in its final name as Mumbai signifying a true Marathi identity, named after a Hindu goddess- Mumbadevi.

Mumbai is a city known for its “Never sa…