Environ Ministry gives nod for Shivaji statue in Arabian Sea

New Delhi: The Environment Ministry Thursday gave its nod to a plan for constructing a grand statue for Maratha warrior king Shivaji in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Mumbai.

PM Narendra Modi to perform Shivaji memorial bhoomi pooja

The ground breaking ceremony (bhoomi pooja) for the memorial of the Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj will be done at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 19 next year, it was announced here on Monday.

Maharashtra cabinet clears proposal to construct Shivaji statue

Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday cleared the proposal for constructing Chhatrapati Shivaji statue in Mumbai, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said.

Centre gives in-principle nod to Shivaji statue in Arabian sea

Nine years after Congress-led government in Maharashtra made an election-time promise of constructing a 312-feet statue of warrior king Shivaji off Mumbai shore, the Centre on Thursday gave in-principle approval.

Opposition demands installation of Shivaji statue

The opposition demanded installation of a statue of Shivaji off Mumbai coast as per the original plans.

Shivaji statue? What stupidity: Hindustan Times

Bal Thackeray apparently does not want another memorial to Maratha warrior-king Shivaji.