Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he felt regarded for getting the chance to perform “bhoomipujan” (notable custom) for a fabulous statue and remembrance of Chhatrapati Shivaji amid his day-long visit to Maharashtra.
In a tweet, Modi said: “I am regarded to get the chance to play out the Bhoomipujan of Shiv Smarak.”
“Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is a torchbearer of strength, valiance and great administration. Shiv Smarak is a fitting tribute to him and his significance,” Modi said.
Modi landed in Mumbai at 12.30 p.m. furthermore, was gotten by Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao.
He was relied upon to play out the “bhoomipujan” at 3 p.m.
The dedication and statue were required to come up on a rough islet one km off the shores of South Mumbai on the Arabian Sea sitting above Marine Drive, with the Malabar Hill toward one side and Nariman Point at the other.
The state government has secured 12 noteworthy consents from the Center including those from the Environment Ministry, Defense Ministry, Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard and others, he included.
Slated to be 309 feet tall, the statue alongside a platform and establishment would be taller than New York’s Statue of Liberty and was required to be a noteworthy vacation spot.
In addition, establishing framework stone of two metro halls, Mumbai Trans Harbor Link, Phase 3 of Urban Transport Project and street ventures, he would likewise introduce another grounds of the National Institute of Securities Markets.
Modi additionally specified the Pune Metro Project’s Phase-1 that he would introduce and said it “will convey parcel of advantages to individuals of Pune”.