Maharashtra Government Mulls Proposal to Set Up Mumbai Eye Like 'London Eye' Near Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Bandra Worli Sea Link. (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Mumbai, January 15: The Maharashtra government is mulling over a proposal to set up "Mumbai Eye", modelled on the iconic "London Eye" to enable tourists to get a vantage view of the city's skyline.

The proposal to set up the observation wheel close to the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, ahead of the toll plaza, came up for discussion in the weekly Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar told reporters. Uddhav Thackeray Launches First Girder of the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link Project at Sewri.

He said the government will find out if there are any Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) issues before going ahead with the project.

"London Eye" is the observation wheel on the banks of the Thames river. It is most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom.