Maharashtra government to beautify Gateway of India

Governor Vidyasagar Rao in a meeting asked BMC Commissioner Ajoy Mehta and the architects to develop a plan on the beautification of Gateway of India in South Mumbai


Maharashtra government has launched a plan to clean, restore and beautify the prestigious Gateway of India in South Mumbai. Governor Vidyasagar Rao presided a meeting over this subject. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other leaders also participated in the meeting. 

In the meeting, The Maharashtra Governor asked Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Ajoy Mehta and the architects to prepare a project to beautify the Gateway of India within a month. CM Fadnavis also said that the state government is working towards protecting the historic monuments. 

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The Gateway of India was built during the 20th century by the Britishers. It was a symbol to welcome the first visit of King George V and Queen Mary in Mumbai. The foundation stone of the structure was laid on March 31, 1913, and was constructed in 1924.