In 3 years, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has razed or is probing over 80,800 illegal structures
While Thane is clearly the hotbed for illegal construction, Mumbai has not been spared the menace. The city also has had its fair share of building collapses, most of which have been attributed to illegal or poor construction.
The civic body is planning to revive the much talked-about Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), which promises to ease congestion on city roads by using dedicated lanes to ferry commuters between destinations
Given that Ganeshotsav is not just a festival of, for and by big mandals and a grand spectacle of plaster of paris, individual craftsmen choose this season to display Ganpati curios that make a pretty picture throughout the year.