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Mumbai soon to get coastal road, announces Devendra Fadnavis

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Mumbai: Maharashtra’s Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced on Monday that the Union Environment Ministry has given the green signal for the proposed coastal road for Mumbai.

“It’s a dream come true…Best gift to Mumbai by Modi government,” Fadnavis tweeted on what could be the most ambitious infrastructure project for the country’s commercial capital.

Fadnavis made the announcement after a meeting with Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi this morning.

He added that the coastal road will decongest traffic in the city and add 91 hectares of green space, taking Mumbai’s infrastructure to the next level.

Taking a swipe at the previous Congress-Nationalist Congress Party government, he said that they only talked about the coastal road for five years.

“I had promised that (I) will get it approved in five months…Happy that it took even lesser time,” the Chief Minister added, thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

As per the time frame, the draft notification for the project will be issued by June 15, followed by the final notification by August 15.

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Mumbai and Delhi Will Host A Workshop By American Choreographer

As a choreographer, he has a list of credits spanning live/stage, TV and music videos for artistes like Missy Elliot, The Pussycat Dolls and Eminem.

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American choreographer to hold workshops in Mumbai, Delhi
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American singer-songwriter-dancer-choreographer Bobby Newberry will organise a ‘Jazz Funk Master Class’ in India in September.

“I have never been to India and it’s a country with such passion, love for dance and arts. I really felt that I should visit India and throw myself into their love and culture,” Newberry said in a statement.

“I want the dancers to grow as artistes and be stronger than they are now. So, for this I have initiated the method of dance workshop. I want the dancers to come in with open heart and mind rather than with any judgement, only then they will learn the real sense of dance.

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“I know India has got so much talent and I feel they are so hungry to learn. I am just so excited to give it a start with the workshop in Mumbai.”

The workshops will be held here on September 1 and in Delhi on September 2.

As a choreographer, he has a list of credits spanning live/stage, TV and music videos for artistes like Missy Elliot, The Pussycat Dolls and Eminem. (IANS)

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