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  • Shivaji memorial in Mumbai: Government now plans shorter statue, longer sword

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has changed the height specifications of the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Memorial off the Arabian Sea, in a bid to reduce the cost of the project, reply to an RTI query has revealed. In the new design, the government has reduced the height of the warrior king’s statue by 7.5 metres, although the sword he wields will be taller than in the original design.

  • Mumbai: Don’t reduce Shivaji memorial’s height, people of the state will not tolerate it, says NCP

    Mumbai: Opposition Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) warned the government not to even think of reducing the height of the Shivaji statue at the international memorial in the Arabian sea off Raj Bhavan. Jayant Patil, NCP member in Assembly said if the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government reduces the height, people of the state will not tolerate it.

  • Illegal Shivaji statue removed in Goa

    Valpoi (Goa): Valpoi Municipal Council has removed a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji as it was installed on the Council’s property without its permission.

  • Indore: Flyover to be built at Pipliyahana Square, underpass at Vijay Nagar

    Indore: Owing to increasing traffic pressure at prominent squares of the city, Indore Development Authority has taken a decision to build an eight lane flyover at Pipliyahana Square and underpasses at Vijay Nagar and Shivaji Statue squares. Soon tender worth Rs 30 crore for Shivaji Statue Square would be floated, while detailed project report (DPR) would be prepared for the rest two.

  • Where will money come for Shivaji statue, asks Raj Thackeray

    Nashik: Barely two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed the ‘jal-pooja’ for the proposed Shivaji Memorial in the Arabian Sea, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray on Monday demanded to know how it will be financed.

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    PM Narendra Modi to green-light major projects during Mumbai visit

    Mumbai: Keeping an eye on the forthcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections to be held early next year, the Bharatiya Janta Party led government has organised an extravagant function for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial in the Arabian Sea off Girgaum Chowpatty.

  • PM Modi to inaugurate sea monument of Chhatrapati Shivaji on 24 December

    The sea monument of the warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharj gets a nod from the state government, and all the necessary clearances from the naval and environment aspects have been cleared. There were nine permissions that were required for the clearance of the project which now has been sorted out and the bhoomi pujan of the sea monument of Chharapati Shivaji Maharaj will be held on 24th December.

  • NSUI workers cane-charged; arrested

    BHOPAL : NSUI workers protesting DMAT scam and demanding conduct of the test under the supervision of a retired High Court judge, scuffled with policemen near Shivaji statue at Link Road on Tuesday.

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