Mumbai Statue Stands on Divided Shores

As the Maharashtra government sets in motion a plan to build the world’s tallest statue, honouring Hindu warrior king, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the foundation of this monument is on shaky ground.

The local ‘Koli’ fishermen community is against the construction of the Dh2 billion statue, fearing the destruction of marine life, which would affect livelihood.

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