User: divya_rrs Topic: Shivaji Statue in Bombay
Category: Statue
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Rs 350 cr for Shivaji statue 26.8.2009 NDTV National
Even as its tackling a looming drought and price rise, the Maharashtra government has announced Rs 350 crore for a statue of the Maratha warrior king Shivaji in the Arabian Sea off the Marine Drive.

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Monumental waste: Rs 350 cr Shivaji statue 26.8.2009 CNN-IBN Top Stories
IN HIS HONOUR: Maharashtra government to spent Rs 350 crore on building statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji.Memorial for Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji planned off Mumbai coast.
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State clears blueprint for Shivaji monument 26.8.2009 TOI: All Headlines
State clears blueprint for Shivaji monument
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Huge Shivaji statue off Mumbai coast planned 26.8.2009 Hindu: National
MUMBAI: The Statue of Liberty, a gift to the United States by France, will soon be upstaged by an equestrian statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, off the coast of Mumbai. The height of the latest tribute to the Maratha king will be 309 ...
Cabinet nod to Shivaji statue in sea 26.8.2009 DNA: Top News
The state cabinet has approved the design of the ambitious 309-foot Shivaji statue project which has been proposed to be installed in the Arabian Sea off Marine drive.
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Monumental mistake in the making 25.8.2009 DNA: Opinion
The cat is out of the bag regarding the controversial Shivaji statue in the bay off Marine Drive, with the state government rushing ahead with a design before state elections are announced.
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Thailand, Mumbai firms to design Shivaji's sea statue 25.8.2009 India E-News: Asia
Maharashtra Tuesday approved the design for a 309-foot tall statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji and an entertainment complex that would come up in the Arabian Sea south of this financial capital. The designs selected were from firms in Thailand and Mumbai, officials said here Tuesday.
Thailand, Mumbai firms to design Shivaji's sea statue 25.8.2009 New Kerala: Maharashtra
Shivaji Statue in Mumbai to be taller than Liberty Statue in US 21.8.2009 Star of Mysore
Shivaji Statue in Mumbai to be taller than Liberty Statue in US
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This is what you will see soon on an island off Marine Drive 11.8.2009 Indian Express: Front Page
Apparently keen to finalise the ambitious project to install a giant Shivaji statue in the sea off Marine Drive in Mumbai before Assembly elections....
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Statue-tory law required 13.7.2009 The Pioneer
Statue-tory law required
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Megalomania and monumental law 11.7.2009 Asian Age: Others
Joginder Singh July.11 : The politics of memorials and statues at the cost of the public exchequer has stoked the political cauldron and led to public interest litigation (PIL). One PIL, filed in the Supreme Court in June 2009, claims that 90 per cent of the budget of Uttar Pradesh’s culture department has been used to erect statues. Hundreds of crores of rupees from the state budget for 2008 and 2009 have been wasted glorifying Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati. The PIL also adds that Uttar Pradesh has the lowest literacy rate, a high infant mortality rate and the highest number of child labourers in the country. As many as 5.90 crore people in the state live below the poverty line (BPL, households with monthly incomes below Rs 2,000). ...
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Thru American eyes 1.7.2009 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Aberrations in functioning of legislatures: Maharashtra Governor! 30.6.2009 Zee News : States
While praising Maharashtra for giving a stable government and mature political leadership, Governor S C Jamir on Monday said some aberrations have crept in the functioning of legislatures across the country.
Moment to cherish 30.6.2009 Hindu: Front Page
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'Development work must be completed on time' 30.6.2009 TOI: Mumbai
On the last day of her three-day visit to the city, President Pratibha Patil advised elected representatives to work for weaker and deprived sections of society.
Legislators should fulfill rising expectations: President 29.6.2009 Doordarshan
President Pratibha Patil on Monday asked lawmakers to work towards eradicating social evils like corruption, child marriage and dowry and fulfill rising expectations of the people who have elected them.
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Shivaji descendant to be the 12th man 28.6.2009 Mumbai Mirror
Even as the state legislature prepares to honour Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj by unveiling his statue in the Vidhan Bhavan, the descendant of the 16th century Maratha king threw a fit to compel authorities to accommodate him on the dais with President Pratibha Patil. Protocol states...
3 architects shortlisted for Shivaji statue 12.6.2009 Indian Express: Mumbai
Following the state government making a provision of Rs 50 crore in its budget for the equestrian statue of Shivaji off Marine Drive...
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Mobiles, cigarettes, liquor to cost more 5.6.2009 ET: Policy
The government has made provision for several memorials, including a Shivaji statue in Mumbai, and social welfare schemes for minorities and weaker sections , besides offering sops for housewives and scholarships for economically backward students.
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