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Mumbai's Chaityabhoomi Memorial soon set to receive a makeover; budget of ₹29 crores sanctioned

This year, Chaityabhoomi was flooded with around 15,000 letters.

As per reports, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is all set to begin the beautification project of Babasaheb Ambedkar's Chaityabhoomi memorial in Mumbai. The decision was taken in a meeting of the standing committee of the civic body, where the emphasis was laid on the battered condition of the Chaityabhoomi. Keeping the project in sight, a budget of ₹29 crores has been set for the renovation of the memorial.

Chaityabhoomi is visited by thousands of followers on December 6, annually

Chaityabhoomi is the place of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar's cremation and thousands of followers visit the place on December 6 to pay their respects to the visionary. The day holds a lot of significance, as it marks the death anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and is observed as 'Mahaparinirvan Diwas'. This year, Chaityabhoomi was flooded with around 15,000 letters, as followers were asked to stay at home, in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Viewing deck extending over the Dadar seashore

Thinking on the lines of beautification, previously Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had also allotted ₹3.61 crores for the construction of a viewing deck, extending over the Dadar seashore. The deck has been planned to be built over the non-functional stormwater drain (SWD) and will have an elevation of about 16 feet above the sea level, covering an area of around 1500 sqm. Visitors will soon be able to enjoy the sunset on the deck while paying a visit to the memorial. The plan also includes building ramps on the deck, to provide accessibility to the differently-abled and senior citizens.c

'A' class pilgrimage and tourist destination status

In 2016, this memorial was granted the 'A' class pilgrimage and tourist destination status by the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation because of its popularity amidst thousands of tourists from all over India and abroad. The iconic memorial surely deserves a revamp, as it holds high historical importance.

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