Question: What do you mean by ‘Land Reclamation’? Explain the history of land reclamation in Bombay.
Answer: Land reclamation means reclaiming of marshy or submerged areas for settlement or other use. The history of land reclamation of marshy and submerged is as follows:
1) William Hornby approved the building of the great sea wall.
2) Both government and private companies made plans to help build new areas.
3) Bombay port trust created 22- acre Ballard estate.
4) Back Bay Reclamation Company in 1864 won the right to reclaim foreshore.
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