Supreme Courtroom Choose Abhay Oka on Saturday mentioned city improvement should not be nearly high-rises, huge flyovers and roads but in addition parameters like reasonably priced medical amenities and academic establishments.
Justice Oka mentioned the time had come to resolve about what constitutes the parameters of improvement of any metropolis.
Talking on the launch of a e-book titled ‘Thane- The Everlasting Metropolis’ written by Joe Alavares, the SC choose mentioned Thane metropolis has a wealthy heritage and historical past.
He, nevertheless, mentioned the lakes and industries within the metropolis have vanished over time.
He appreciated the lecture collection began by Thane municipal commissioner Abhijit Bangar and mentioned it helps educate residents on subjects like customs and custom apart from historical past.
Addressing the gathering, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, president of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations, mentioned a day earmarked for Thane metropolis ought to be celebrated in step with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imaginative and prescient of observing the muse day of cities.
The espresso desk booked launched on the occasion has in depth element of the historical past of Thane, its commerce and actions and heritage.
Others who attended the occasion had been civic chief Bangar and Vijay Bedekar of the Institute of Oriental Examine.
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First Printed: Nov 18 2023 | 11:42 PM IST