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NTC gives nod to Maha govt to start work of Ambedkar memorial

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

MP Kirit Somaiya today said the (NTC) has given permission to the government to start construction of the Ambedkar memorial at Indu mill in central

Somaiya said he in capacity as chairman of the parliamentary committee on textile and NTC handed over permission letter to the government in this regard.


"On the occasion of Samvidhan Diwas myself as chairman of the parliamentary committee on textile and NTC handed over permission (letter) to the state (Maharashtra) government. Metropolitan Region Development Authority will start work on the 'smarak' (memorial) at Indu mill in Demolition of the old structure will start next week," he said in a statement.

In October last year, Prime Minister Modi had laid the foundation stone of a grand memorial to Babasaheb Ambedkar at the Indu Mills compound in the megapolis.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 20:57 IST
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