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Why cotton textil

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The cotton textile industry is one of the oldest industries in the world. In India, Mumbai was the first place which saw the establishment of a successful mechanized textile mill in 1854. Mumbai saw the rapid expansion of the cotton textile industry after this because of the following reasons –

• Favourable climatic conditions such as warm and moist climate

• Nearness of a port which facilitated import of machinery

• Availability of raw material and skilled labour.

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