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Dhobi Raj

19 August, 2013
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Boundaries: Dhobi Ghat

Boundaries: Dhobi Ghat (1890-95)

Dhobiwada Road, Mahaluxmi.

Amongst the various professions in Bombay, dhobis or washermen hold the distinction of having the most city spaces named after them. Not only are the areas in which they operate called Dhobi Ghats, they can also claim Dhobi Talao, Dhobi Street and Dhobiwada Road.

Hersh Acharya masterfully captures a dhobi in the swing of things.

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