Bandra-Kurla Complex to get art district plaza, fest on lines of Kala Ghoda

Mumbai’s prime business hub is all set to get vibrant with its personal devoted artwork district plaza and an annual artwork competition on the traces of the well-known Kala Ghoda Pageant in South Mumbai.

The Mumbai Metropolitan Area Improvement Authority (MMRDA), which is the particular planning authority for the Bandra-Kurla Advanced (BKC) is planning to develop house beneath the Kalanagar flyover, connecting it to the Kalanagar junction and the Nandadeep backyard and making it fully pedestrianised.

House will embrace an amphitheatre, seating space, stage, cafeteria, inexperienced house, artwork installations and parking house. MMRDA can be planning to carry an annual artwork competition the place artists can showcase their works, on this space. In addition to, it additionally expects revenue-generation and the artwork plaza in itself to extend the land worth.

RA Rajeev, metropolitan commissioner, MMRDA stated, “The artwork district will add to the vibrancy of BKC. It can even be a platform for a lot of artists to showcase their expertise. We had been planning to provoke the competition from December 2020 earlier than the pandemic hit town.” The whole house open for the general public shall be round 8,343 sq. metres.

Maharashtra tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray just lately inaugurated an artwork set up on the Kalanagar junction as step one in the direction of this challenge. He tweeted, “Very quickly, the Kalanagar flyover, Nandadeep backyard, Kalanagar junction, pedestrianisation of BKC shall be accomplished, and most significantly the BKC artwork district shall be established.”

MMRDA has invited bids for the development and upkeep of the plaza. It’s anticipated to open the Kalanagar flyover for site visitors from October, publish which works beneath the bridge shall be accomplished in one other six months, MMRDA officers stated.

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