1. The city of jumbo vada paavs and insanely big Ganesh idols.
2. The city of Haaji Ali, Siddhivinayak, Mumba Devi.
3. The city of buses with a seating capacity of 55 and standing capacity of 23 passengers, carrying 150+ people.
4. The city of the legendary dabbawalas, who laugh in the face of billion dollar companies like GM, Toyota who were crying tears of blood in this past recession.
5. The city where people become efficient and precise not because it’s planned that way, but because it’s needed that way – and because no other way could work. Ever.
6. The city which has something for everyone.
7. The city which never alienates people, no matter how hard some people try to make it do.
8. The city which never keeps its children hungry.
9. The city of struggle, survival, practicality, glamour, dreams, benchmarks, and thresholds.
10. The city that is not run my government, politicians, film stars or NGOs, but by the mumbaikar who is a rock solid support to the person next to him in any calamity.
The city who has a remarkable energy running through its veins. An energy that comes from the purest and most powerful source. Human Willpower. The city where people count the number of seconds they have, and live their life accordingly.