It will soon write to the state government, seeking part of plot it owns, for the purpose
The BMC had leased the racecourse land to the Royal Western India Turf Club in 1914 for 80 years. After the lease was over in 1994, BMC renewed it till 2013 and then ended it. File pic/Shadab Khan
Nine years after it ended its lease to the turf club, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to develop a theme park at Mahalaxmi racecourse. It will also request the state government for part of the land which is owned by them, for the purpose. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, it is learnt, is also in favour of theme parks.