38.6c New Delhi, India, Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Executive

Mumbai To Be Open 24 X 7 From Jan 27: Aaditya Uddhav Thackeray

By LawStreet News Network      25 January, 2020 04:01 PM      0 Comments
Mumbai To Be Open 24 X 7 From Jan 27: Aaditya Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai, the economy centric city of India, is getting a boost in business from 27 January, 2020. The night life of Mumbai is getting extended to longer hours as the restaurants, malls, multiplexes will stay open round the clock starting day after tomorrow. However, alcohol will only be served till 1:30 am as per Government orders. The Government has reportedly said that this initiative will lead to job creation in the city.

Further, the Tourism and Environment Minister of Mumbai, Aaditya Thackeray said, “if we want to convert Mumbai into an International city then we have to provide certain extra facilities.” The amount of tourists Mumbai receives yearly can provide us with huge revenue and for that some extra efforts are required.

The policy will be implemented keeping in mind the fact that residential areas should not be affected adversely. Noise pollution guidelines along with environmental norms will be followed while moving forward as per Government directions.

In the initial phase of the project, following areas will be covered after the clearance from Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) - Bandra Kurla Complex, Nariman Point and mill compounds.

Scathing remarks were received from Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP), former chief Ashish Shelar who said that the history of Mumbai's night life has been painted with blood, citing the pub fire which killed 14 people. He further added that Shivsena wants people to drink all night which is in grave violation of Indian values and culture.

This clearly show cases the tussle between different parties' ideologies which were once great allies and have today turned into brutal enemies. In reply to the accusations from BJP, Shivsena Chief Thackeray said, "no extension alcohol time is being allowed, we are just letting people eat, enjoy movie and have great time, that’s it, and all the norms and provisions of safety will be implemented in practice, any deviation from them will attract hefty sanctions."

 

Author: Aarya Mishra



Share this article:

User Avatar
About:


Leave a feedback about this
TRENDING NEWS

denying-child-care-leave-to-working-mothers-of-disabled-children-violated-constitutional-mandate-sc
Trending Judiciary
Denying child care leave to working mothers of disabled children violated constitutional mandate: SC

Supreme Court of India rules denying child care leave for mothers of disabled kids violates constitutional rights.

23 April, 2024 11:15 AM
ignorance-is-not-bliss-okhla-waste-to-energy-plant-needs-to-be-relocated-residents-argue
Trending Environment
Ignorance is not bliss: Okhla Waste to Energy Plant needs to be relocated, residents argue

Questions on the suitability of waste-to-energy plants in Delhi are not new, but the 2,000 tonnes per day Waste to Energy (WTE) plant, situated in the middle of the dense residential areas around Sukhdev Vihar, is not just a major environmental worry but an example of how siting rules can be bent to accommodate a heavily polluting enterprise.

23 April, 2024 12:29 PM

TOP STORIES

pil-filed-by-ashwini-kumar-upadhyay-in-sc-for-yr-bachelor-of-law-degree-after-class
Trending Judiciary
PIL filed by Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay in SC for 3-yr Bachelor of Law degree after Class XII

PIL by Ashwini Kumar in SC seeks to shorten law degree to 3 years post-Class XII, citing current 5-year span as irrational.

18 April, 2024 11:21 AM
centre-sets-up-high-powered-committee-to-suggest-measures-to-end-discrimination-against-queer-community
Trending Executive
Centre sets up high-powered committee to suggest measures to end discrimination against queer community [Read Order]

Centre forms committee to end discrimination against the queer community, chaired by the Cabinet Secretary, following a Supreme Court directive.

18 April, 2024 12:11 PM
after-karnataka-hc-delhi-hc-sets-aside-government-circular-banning-23-ferocious-dog-breeds
Trending Judiciary
After Karnataka HC, Delhi HC sets aside Government circular banning 23 'ferocious' dog breeds [Read Judgement]

After Karnataka High Court, the Delhi High Court has set aside a Government circular banning 23 'ferocious' dog breeds.

18 April, 2024 01:06 PM
for-wrong-decision-of-suicide-by-person-of-frail-mentality-who-is-to-be-blamed-delhi-hc-gives-view
Trending Judiciary
For wrong decision of suicide by person of 'frail mentality', who is to be blamed? Delhi HC gives view [Read Judgment]

If a man of 'frail mentality' takes the wrong decision to commit suicide, who is to be blamed? Delhi High Court gives a prima facie opinion in the matter.

18 April, 2024 03:23 PM

ADVERTISEMENT


Join Group

Signup for Our Newsletter

Get Exclusive access to members only content by email