Ganpati Visarjan: Devotees bid adieu to elephant-headed God on Anant Chaturdashi, pray for his speedy return next year
After the 10-day-long extravaganza of Ganpati Chaturthi festivities, which commenced on 2 September, comes Anant Chaturdashi or Ganesh Visarjan on 12 September, marking the end of the auspicious Hindu festival
Maharashtra govt to give Rs 5 crore reward to Mumbai police personnel who worked during deluge of 29 August
As a mark of appreciation, the Maharashtra government has decided to give Rs 5 crore reward to police personnel who worked untiringly during the deluge of 29 August to ensure safety of citizens and for the good work done in the last few months
BMC has fined a total of Rs 12.94 lakh to several Ganeshotsav Mandals including the Lalbaugcha Raja of Mumbai for damaging the roads during the Ganeshotsav festival
Nothing captures the energy of Mumbai city like its biggest party – Ganesh Visarjan. Watch this for a glimpse of Visarjan 2017 at Girgaum Chowpatty.
Thousands of gigantic, large, medium and small idols of the elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha, were taken out for immersion to various water bodies on Anant Chaturdashi, marking the end of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav in Mumbai on Tuesday.
The Mumbai Police are on an alert and are maintaining a strict vigil in view of the 12-day Ganesh festival beginning on Friday
The 10-day long Ganeshotsav celebration begins from 25 August and scores of applications from Ganapati mandals are lying pending with the BMC for permission
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A video, captured by a bystander, that shows a young woman being slapped repeatedly by women police officials outside the Lalbaug Cha Raja pandal in Central Mumbai on the occasion of Ganpati visarjan, is going viral on social media, raising questions of police brutality.
The National Green Tribunal here has issued notices to the state government in an EIL to ban releasing drinking water from dams for the visarjan of Lord Ganesha idols, an activist said here on Tuesday
Bombay High Court has ordered that loudspeakers be removed from mosques that do not have requisite permission for the same in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai.
The first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh festival was celebrated in different parts of India. While the tradition of the community festival started in Maharashtra, it is celebrated in other parts of the country as well.
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Worli Naka, Girgaum Chowpatty and Opera House had the noisest Ganesh visarjans in the city — they also contributed to making this year's Ganeshotsav the noisiest in seven years.