Along with the neighbouring regions of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, it is one of the most populous urban regions in the world and the second most populous metropolitan area in India, with a population of 21.3 million as of 2016 For centuries, the islands were under the control of successive indigenous empires before being ceded to the Portuguese Empire and subsequently to the East India Company when in 1661 Charles II of England married Catherine of Braganza and as part of her dowry Charles received the ports of Tangier and Seven Islands of Bombay.
Along with construction of major roads and railways, the reclamation project, completed in 1845, transformed Bombay into a major seaport on the Arabian Sea.
Funeral Mass tomorrow (Saturday) at 12 noon followed by burial in the Society Cemetery.
Paul Mc Cartney was born on June 18, 1942 in Liverpool. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.”Hundreds of fans immediately started writing their messages of condolence on the Facebook page, expressing their sadness that the talented 75-year-old singer, musician and songwriter was dead.Upon India's independence in 1947 the city was incorporated into Bombay State.In 1960, following the Samyukta Maharashtra Movement, a new state of Maharashtra was created with Bombay as the capital.Sir Paul Mc Cartney MBE (18.6.1942) Sir Paul Mc Cartney is a British singer, songwriter and musician, famous for being a member of the hugely popular group The Beatles, who rose to fame in the 1960s.Childhood: Paul Mc Cartney was born to Mary and Jim Mc Cartney in Liverpool.; also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.