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Photograph of the 'new sea road', Bahrain [‎57r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 photograph. It was created in 1931. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .


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Customs. The length is 1360 feet and the width is 30 feet,
the total cost of the road was Rs. 41,300/-. The road is very
well built on the same style as the one in Manama, with a
parapet on the sea side and slipways at intervals down to the
shore. It relieves the narrov/ bazaar roads from much of the
traitic and al^ogltether it greatly improves the town.
Bazaars and Streets,
Many of the roofs in the bazaars have been rebuilt and
raised and several streets have been widened both in the bazaar
and in the town itself. A contractor is employed for street
cleaning and the result of his efforts has caused a very great
change in the general cleanliness of the town#
Several drains have been built from places in the town to the
sea which carry off the surplus water from artesian wells.
Municipal Election.
fhe election took place some time before the Manama elections,
"i^h the exception of one member all the Mujlis are local Arabs.

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Photograph of the 'new sea road', Bahrain [‎57r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/306, f 57, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 20 April 2024]

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