The city of Thane is found on the North-East of the Salsette Island and Mumbai City. Central railways main and harbor line meet the city that connects the city to northern and southern parts of the country. The Eastern Express Highway thane extents as Mumbai-Nashik highway and Ghodbunder road are the 2 vital roads in this cosmopolitan city. The result of this rail and road network, Thane city is well connected to other parts of the country. The Bombay Port and Nhava Sheva Port are at 25 – 30 km from the city.
Thane presently gets its cosmopolitan nature from its neighbor city i.e Mumbai Metro. Thane City is currently home to many domestic and foreign cultures right from the Maharashtrian’s, a large population of North Indian’s that constitute up to 80% of Thane’s population. Apart from these, South Indian’s 10%, Gujrati’s and Marwari’s 10% have also are settled here. Especially, in Hiranandani Estate and in Acme Ozone this diversification can be seen clearly. Throught history, each rule that served their region, they left behind a locality of them here in Thane City.
Ganesh Chathurti is one of the festivals that are celebrated in Maharashtra with full passion and enthusiasm and Thane city is no such excuse. Other festivals like Diwali, Gudhi Padwa, Holi, Durga Puja, Mahashivratri and Shivaji Jayanti are also celebrated with great passion in the Thane city.
The Thane City is commonly related to the flow and humanity of individuals through the streets, parks and alternative public areas that comprise it. Thane city is the vast state in which people have different religions and different languages but still they live together without any discrimination. In thane city people lives conjointly and rule them with equal laws and regulations.
The recently developed, Ghodbunder road supports this fact. Area like Wagbil, Kolshet and Majiwada has various projects that lead to culture integration of various sectors of the India. Raj Tattva in Wagbil and Runwal Pearl are perfect examples of this fact.