Bombay Velvet: Flashback images of maximum city from the 90s

Mar 13, 2017, 17:46 IST
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    A young boy tries to cool himself in a pool of water at a road construction site. All Pics/AFP
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    The sun sets on the Arabian sea as people crowd the Haji Ali mosque
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    A family inside a hut in Colaba during the broadcast of a budget
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    People line up to enter the Haji Ali Mosque off south Mumbai to celebrate Eid El-Fitr
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    A man pushes a cart in the middle of the traffic in CST
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    Children from a shantytown in Sion play in waist-high water on a street
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    Fast food kiosks on Mumbai beachfront are washed out after gale force winds whipped up tidal waves along the coast
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    School children with heavy backpacks gingerly make their way to school
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    Children play on a ferris wheel abandoned on the beach at Girgaun chowpatty
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    Activists place wooden logs on tracks to prevent train services during a general strike
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    Two poster painters work on portraits of Indian political leaders
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    Indian nationals deported from Saudi Arabia asks a port security officer in Mumbai how to find his way to Andra Pradesh
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    Boys peep through broken glass at a school inside Chunabhatti mosque
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    Diwali being celebrated in Malabar Hill in south Bombay
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    A child with a Congress election symbol on his forehead, is lifted by his mother for Sonia Gandhi to see during an election rally at Shivaji Park
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About the Gallery

There is something about nostalgia and Mumbai that can't be separated. Here's a look at some amazing images of the city from the 90s. Some things have changed since, while some remain the same