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Mumbai, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, is a culturally diverse, buzzing mass of energy. With local trains, dhobi ghats, dabbawalas, Ganpati Visarjans, Bollywood, the Bombay Stock Exchange and countless other experiences, India’s biggest metropolitan area has a vibrancy and spirit, like no other.
The low ranking of Mumbai on the UN Happiness Index, revealing the disappointment and the level of unhappiness amongst Mumbaikars, exemplifies the importance of Big Happy City. BHC is a forum that collaborates with corporators, commissioners, and BMC representatives to ensure they are striving to make Mumbai a Big Happy City and, more importantly, we encourage citizens to get involved and help with existing problems.
As citizens of Mumbai, we have a right to expect solutions for various issues by our elected and appointed representatives. However, it is time we play our part and contribute to making Mumbai a Big Happy City. With a mission to inculcate a habit amongst our citizens and youth to not merely wait for a pothole to be fixed, but to help that elderly lady cross a road filled with potholes until our politicians begin to take appropriate actions.
BHC will host stories that inspire you, motivate you, and capture the essence of this energetic city. It will showcase everything from acts of kindness that make a big impact to all things Mumbai, and will be a platform for Mumbaikars to voice their problems and opinions, and reach solutions.
We urge you to perform a small act of kindness, while we sort out the big stuff with the big folks. Follow the simple mantra of Do Good and Be Good. Sign up to make Mumbai happy again – one good deed at a time!
Our purpose is to spread joy for the citizens - by the citizens. In a city with people that are constantly on the go - Big Happy City urges citizens to pause, look around and help build a community and get to know each other, thus making Mumbai a Big Happy City. Big Happy City will: