The primary element of the Shivaji commemoration will be a 192-meter-tall statue of the notable Maratha ruler.
Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day's visit to Maharashtra today, where he will establish framework stone for the fantastic dedication of Maratha warrior ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and the metro rail extends in Mumbai and Pune.
Modi will arrive in the city at 11.30 AM and leave for MIDC Patalganga in neighboring Raigad locale where he will initiate the recently fabricated grounds of the National Institute of Securities Management.
The PM will then achieve Raj Bhavan and later move towards Girgaum Chowpatty for the Shivaji Memorial occasion.
He will continue to the site in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai drift, where the state government is wanting to manufacture a super remembrance for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
The Prime Minister's visit accept political criticalness as the high-stake decisions to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) are only a couple of months away.
The fundamental element of the Shivaji commemoration, slated to cost Rs 3,600 crore, will be a 192-meter-tall statue of the notable Maratha ruler. The site is a rough outcrop, approximately 1.5 km from the Raj Bhavan shore.
Boss Minister Devendra Fadnavis as of late said the 'Shiv Smarak' won't just be the tallest remembrance in the nation, however in the whole world. He had expressed gratitude toward Modi for "making it conceivable."
Later, Modi will address an open capacity at the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) ground insuburban Bandra, subsequent to establishing framework stone for two Metro rail ventures, Elevated Rail Corridors Project and Mumbai Trans Harbor Link (MTHL).
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, whose gathering is a partner of decision BJP, is relied upon to impart the dais to Modi at the MMRDA occasion.
The PM will then leave for Pune, where he will establish the framework stone of the Pune Metro Rail extend at the Agriculture College ground there. NCP pioneer Sharad Pawar will impart the phase to Modi at this occasion.
The remembrance extend has been confronting solid restriction from fisherfolk and hippies, who have charged that it would influence marine life and biology of the Arabian Sea.
For the MMRDA occasion, the administration has conveyed welcome to more than 3,000 VVIPs and dignitaries, including individuals from the regal family and Shivaji antiquarians.
As far back as it came to control in Maharashtra in October 2014, BJP has been discreetly attempting to usurp the close restraining infrastructure that quibbling partner Shiv Sena has held over the seventeenth century Maratha lord for the last numerous years.
In front of the Maharashtra Assembly decision in 2014, BJP had utilized the name of Chhatrapati Shivaji for discretionary increases, with a popular slogan looking to bring out Shivaji's gifts.
The administration and BJP are attempting to make the dedication occasion a win with hoardings at critical spots of all locale furthermore through battles in print, TV and online networking.
An authority said the individuals who might go with Modi in the air cushion vehicle to the 'jalpujan and bhumipujan' setting off Mumbai drift, will incorporate Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister Fadnavis, Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray, NCP's Satara MP Udayanraje Bhosale and BJP's Rajya Sabha MP from Kolhapur Sambhaji Raje Bhosle.