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Maha govt plans to beautify Gateway of India


MUMBAI: The Maharashtra executive has initiated a plan to scrub, repair and embellish the iconic Gateway of India in South Mumbai.

Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao Thursday chaired a meeting here at the issue. It used to be attended via Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and others.


The governor requested BMC Commissioner Ajoy Mehta and architects to arrange a venture plan within a month.


Fadnavis said the government used to be running against protecting ancient monuments while maintaining their unique glory.


The Gateway of India is an arch monument built all the way through the 20th century. The iconic structure, which overlooks the Arabian Sea, used to be erected to commemorate the consult with of King George V and Queen Mary at Apollo Bunder to Mumbai.


The basis stone of the monument used to be laid on March 31, 1913 and its building used to be finished in 1924. It is built in Indo-Saracenic taste.


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