Under the proposal, which had come up before the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) earlier in the month, the MMB had proposed to repair bunds, reconstruct pathway, construct parapet wall and provide solar lights for a stretch of 300 metres.
IPS officer Param Bir Singh, who has accused former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh of corruption resulting in the Maha Vikas Aghadi government initiating several inquiries against him, has been on leave for close to two months.
The MCZMA, which cleared the project earlier this month, said 679 mangrove trees would have to be removed for laying the approach path and tower foundation for the project. Another 6,874 mangrove trees would be affected due to a stringing operation.
A Coast Guard statement said early morning, it received telephonic information from the second officer of Indian flagged MV Mangalam (IMO-9084619) intimating the vessel was partially sinking with 16 crew on board, around 3 km near Revdanda Jetty in Raigad.
At present, Thane district police superintendent Vikram Deshmane sits in Thane and shares all amenities with the Thane city police. The Palghar district, which was carved out from Thane, has also got its own headquarters.
Zeeshan Siddiqui, the youngest MLA from Mumbai who won from the Shiv Sena stronghold of Bandra East, is said to have expressed unhappiness over recently appointed Mumbai Regional Congress Committee President Bhai Jagtap’s style of functioning.