Leading Citizens have signed this petition
Jan 8, 2017 — Leading citizens who have signed this petition include Mr Shirish Patel, the doyen of city planners, Mr DM Sukthankar, former Chief Secretary and Municipal COmmissioner, Mr Rishi Agarwal, leading environmentalist, Mr Soli C Engineer a marine professional with 30 years operating and management experience in coastal waters off Mumbai. Each of them is certain that the location chosen is not viable. Please read the chorus of comments below.
The Gateway of India is on the sheltered side of the island yet its wall is breached in June. The artificial island proposed for Shiv Smarak will be unapproachable for 5 months.
Therefore each of us in his or her own way must reach this petition to the Government of Maharashtra and prevent the very start of a project which is unattainable.
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