Mumbai, September 7: Ever felt walking in a part at night! The dream is coming true. In a major move, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has finally decided to keep some gardens open for twenty-four seven. The decision was announced on Twitter by the BMC's official handle. Meanwhile, the municipal body has not confirmed when this decision will be implemented. BMC To Implement On-Street Paid Parking from August 30 on Five City Stretches in Mumbai.
Some parks which will remain open round the clock are - Cooperage Bandstand Garden (near Mantralalya), Bhagvandas Todi Garden Children Park (near Marine Lines railway station), TATA Garden (Bhulibaidesai road), Bindu Madhav Thakare Udyan (Lalbaug), D.K Sandu Udyan (Chembur) among others.
Ward-wise List of Gardens to be Kept Open 24 Hours:
Parks that will remain open - twenty four seven!
— माझी Mumbai, आपली BMC (@mybmc) September 7, 2019
According to reports, BMC will enhance security in these parks using CCTV cameras etc. Maintenance work will also be done in phases restricting entry in one part at a time. Mumbai city has over 1,000 gardens and parks, however, most of them remain open for fixed slots- from 6 am to 9 am and from 5 pm to 8 pm.