Mumbai’s Proposed new link road holds great promise

A good transportation network breathes life into a city’s infrastructural portfolio. While Mumbai boasts of an enviable rail network and also has a well-connected road network, the ever multiplying population density and a steep rise in the number of vehicles hitting the roads have made driving across the city a nightmare. The sea-link and the Eastern Express freeway have managed to provide some respite to commuters in certain areas but these alternatives are certainly not good enough. The one area that Mumbai has not explored to its optimum is its sea-front.
Here’s where the proposed 35-km link road linking the western suburbs to Nariman Point could become a game-changer. The project aims to provide a freeway that will ease traffic congestion on the Nariman Point-Kandivli stretch. Currently awaiting environmental clearance, this new link road will include sea links, elevated roads and bridges along the western coast. A city like Mumbai – that is bursting at its seams – needs to adapt modern technology and approach urban development in a systematic approach.
Traffic congestion is not merely about the loss of time which …

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Our Plans for Making Mumbai Great Again

In the three decades I have spent in Mumbai, I have had my share of success, failure, joy and grief. I have taken copious mental notes during my experiments with the ultimate truth – what is our purpose in life? Wealth, success, family and friends are an inevitable part of our journey called life. However, every journey has to have a purpose. Else we risk living like wanderers and watch the world succumb to hopelessness. I am reminded of something our most eminent leader Shri Atal Vihari Vajpayeeji had said “We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest”. This expression of hope gave me the stimulus to work towards my ultimate purpose in life.

‘Enlightened self-interest’ literally translates to philosophy in ethics which states that persons who act to further the interests of others ultimately serve their own self-interest. With this philosophy in mind, I began my service for people, two decades back. I am thankful to the people of my constituency who have invariably bestowed their faith in me and elected me as their representative in …

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Shreshta Bharat Pratigyotia


Kaun Banega Deskh Bhakt? 

India today stands on the crossroad of greatness. The capital has gained inspiring new leadership. And new hopes are alive in the mind of our people. Great nations are built upon national pride. Mumbai has always been the economic capital of the country, within which Malabar Hill remains a key constituency. As a privileged resident of the most progressive constituency, you can show the way in instilling national pride. Express your patriotism by participating in the ‘Shreshta Bharat Contest’. It is a unique competition that will allow citizens of all ages to exhibit their pride for this great nation. All you have to do is answer a few questions which will reflect your knowledge on India’s history and freedom struggle.

If you belong to Malabar Hill Constituency, and if you’re willing to take up the challenge of proving how much of a “desh bhakt” you are, fill in this form- to participate. and our volunteers will get in touch with you. Remember to share.

Prizes worth Rs 12 Lakh to be won.

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