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2014-08-02T15:32:45+05:30
Causes for the growth of population in Bombay during the 18th century:
1. Bombay became the capital of the Bombay Presidency in 1819
2. The growth of trade in cotton and opium
3. Bombay dominated the maritime trade of India and also it was the junction head of two major railways. This brought in higher scale of migration into the city.
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