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Vajpayee memorial may come up on Marine Drive

A memorial to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee may come up on a plot outside Charni Road station, facing the Arabian Sea.

A trust headed by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, of which Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil is a trustee while Education Minister Ashish Shelar is a treasurer, has sought the land from the Revenue Department.

Maharashtra’s Higher & Technical Education minister Vinod Tawde on Friday confirmed that the trust has sought the plot adjacent to Jawahar Bhavan outside Charni Road station.

“While presenting the budget, Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar had announced a memorial on the lines of the ...

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