Why are the East of Cities usually Poorer? Why are the East of Cities usually Poorer? Source: www.thejanuarist.com Many older cities rapidly expanded during the Industrial Revolution, as workers flocked to the urban centers. As the towns and cities expanded, the Â Â Â Â Can this explain why Andheri (W) is better than Andheri (E) or Bandra (W) more desirable than Bandra (E)….asks Amit Verma over at India Uncut. Interesting arguement can be made.Â Â Â Â By arZan ... View all of arZan's posts.