Do you see your old favourite drives being lost to rampant ‘urbanisation’?

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I have been driving around Mumbai for over 15 years now. Every year I see the routes I used to take get more and more destroyed. Lost forever to random and rampant urbanisation. The scenery is blocked with construction, buildings, debris, plastic, crowds. Quiet drives lost Forver to chaos! Traffic!

Pristine hills ar burnt every late winter so no veneration grows. Then slowly you see roads being cut into them. Then construction takes over.

Small ponds and water bodies are filled with garbage and then slowly more construction takes over.

I have noticed fewer migratory birds this year along some of my routes. Fewer than last year, when they were fewer than the year before.



Have you also noticed it?
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Originally Posted by theloststory View Post I have been driving around Mumbai for over 15 years now. Every year I see the routes I used to take get more and more destroyed. Lost forever to random and rampant urbanisation. The scenery is blocked with construction, buildings, debris, plastic, crowds. Quiet drives lost Forver to chaos! Traffic!

Pristine hills ar burnt every late winter so no veneration grows. Then slowly you see roads being cut into them. Then construction takes over.

Small ponds and water bodies are filled with garbage and then slowly more construction takes over.

I have noticed fewer migratory birds this year along some of my routes. Fewer than last year, when they were fewer than the year before.



Have you also noticed it?



Land is very expensive now, so people will want to make use of it. Also there are rules where vacant plots/land are deterimental to the owner (tax wise).

I also feel sad when I see beautiful old house being torn down to be repalced with shop rooms, but that is life.
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Do you see your old favourite drives being lost to rampant ‘urbanisation’?

What is not life... Oh wait, sadly, yes it is... Is the destruction of natural resources such as rivers and ponds and lakes. Mostly it seems that even those who should be enforcing the law don't care. Or are persuaded not to.
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Have you also noticed it?
Eons ago ! My relative's large house by the beach had no electricity, or running water. It was tiled roof and wooden pillars..... The beach in Juhu was pristine...

Powai's highest building was IIT Admin building. You could take a bus to Andheri (E) and it went along the scenic powai lake....



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Now also the buses go along the scenic Powai lake along with hordes of cars, auto, bikes etc.

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