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Ambedkar memorial


MMRDA’s invitation controversy postpones foundation stone-laying ceremony for statue at Ambedkar memorial

September 19, 2020 10:48 am

While Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Babasaheb Ambedkar, was not invited, his brother Anandraj was sent an invitation around 11.30 am on Friday.

CRZ nod for Ambedkar memorial, work to proceed

August 22, 2018 1:45 am

The CZMP, a regulatory policy for construction activity in coastal areas, had been delayed for several years and the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had directed the MCZMA to not give clearances to any projects unless the CZMP is approved.

MMRDA: Stainless steel to be used in parts of Ambedkar Memorial to avoid corrosion

April 02, 2018 2:19 am

While the MMRDA has allocated a sum of Rs 150 crore for structure in its budget recently, the contractor has begun preliminary work for the memorial.

MMRDA appoints agency to build Ambedkar memorial

December 21, 2017 4:00 am

Sole bidder SPCL gets contract to build project at Rs 709 crore

Cost goes up by 26%, lone bidder quotes Rs 783 crore

November 29, 2017 1:23 am

The MMRDA proposes to award the work order to the contractor by December 6 — the day is observed as the death anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.

Ambedkar memorial: After poor response, MMRDA to invite fresh bids

November 01, 2017 3:24 am

“The last date for submitting bids was October 24 and the bids were opened on October 27. However, there was only one response and according to the procedure we will have to go for re-tendering,” said a senior MMRDA official.

As BJP try to appropriate Ambedkar, historical inaccuracies creep in

March 22, 2016 1:38 pm

PM Modi said Ambedkar was more than a Dalit icon-- he was the equivalent of Martin Luther King. This is not the first time that the PM has tried to find parallels of international statesmen in Indian leaders.

PM Modi, Fadnavis inaugurate Ambedkar's memorial in London

November 15, 2015 1:09 am

The initiative to acquire the private property in London was taken by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. The property was purchased for Rs 40 crore.

Ambedkar memorial design fails to impress Dalit leaders

October 19, 2015 12:57 am

They want project plan changed, experts on Buddhism involved and design finalised only after thorough consultation with the entire community.

Sena ministers complain to CM Devendra Fadnavis about being ‘left out’

October 15, 2015 3:43 am

According to the minister, at the Indu Mills function and Bandra Kurla Complex rally, the government had earmarked seats for Sena ministers.