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In what way Bombay became the important city of India?
In the 17th century, Bombay (Mumbai) was under the Portuguese control. It was a group of seven islands. Later, it got passed into British hands and became a prominent and an important city.
It was a base for East India Company and a major cotton textile outlet. Later it functioned as a port which dealt with raw materials like cotton and opium.
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