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Ganesh Chaturthi: Devotees across Maharashtra celebrate as the 10-day festival culminates with visarjan
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Ganesh Chaturthi: Devotees across Maharashtra celebrate as the 10-day festival culminates with visarjan

The 10 day-long festival celebrating the arrival of Lord Ganesha, or Bappa, as he is affectionately known culminated on 12 September, 2019. Ganpati statues are brought to the sea on the last day amidst much dancing and merriment, and immersed in the water. In this photo, Ganesha is on his way to Versova Beach followed by his devotees.

The price of our ignorance: Repercurssions of the idol immersions on Mumbai's coast
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The price of our ignorance: Repercurssions of the idol immersions on Mumbai's coast

The Ganpati festival was started by Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak to bring the community together during British raj,

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Two women killed, four injured after wall collapses at Ganpati Pandal in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Two women killed, four injured after wall collapses at Ganpati Pandal in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district

Two women were killed on the spot and four were left injured in a wall collapse at a Ganpati Pandal in Bamurakunj village on Wednesday night.

Ten drown in Aravalli, Kheda districts of Gujarat in two separate incidents during Ganesh immersion
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Ten drown in Aravalli, Kheda districts of Gujarat in two separate incidents during Ganesh immersion

A team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was also sent to the spot in Aravalli district of Gujarat for rescue operation

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Hundreds welcome the elephant god on the festival's first day
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Hundreds welcome the elephant god on the festival's first day

Ganesh Utsav traditionally commences on the fourth day of the Hindu month of Bhadrapada and ends ten days later on Anant Chaturdashi

Over 300 illegal pandals in Mumbai ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi; HC seeks details on action taken by officials
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Over 300 illegal pandals in Mumbai ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi; HC seeks details on action taken by officials

The directions came after the court was informed by the government that recent inspection by various municipal corporations across Maharashtra revealed that several pandals have been constructed in violation of civic rules and noise pollution norms.

Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganpati idols reach pandals in Mumbai; hundreds participate in processions near Lalbaug
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Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganpati idols reach pandals in Mumbai; hundreds participate in processions near Lalbaug

Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, huge idols of Lord Ganesh were transported to different pandals in Mumbai on Sunday.

10 things that would happen differently if 'Friends' was set in Mumbai
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10 things that would happen differently if 'Friends' was set in Mumbai

What if everybody's favorite cafe in Friends, Central Perk was actually a dingy Irani cafe serving bun muska and chai?

One Minute Visarjan: Recap the frenzy of Mumbai's biggest party
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One Minute Visarjan: Recap the frenzy of Mumbai's biggest party

Nothing captures the energy of Mumbai city like its biggest party – Ganesh Visarjan. Watch this for a glimpse of Visarjan 2017 at Girgaum Chowpatty.

Aishwarya Rai, Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, other stars spotted during Ganesh Visarjan 2017
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Aishwarya Rai, Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, other stars spotted during Ganesh Visarjan 2017

Ganesh Visarjan 2017 saw Bollywood celebrities like Aishwarya Rai, Ranbir Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi at various pandals across the city

Judwaa 2 song 'Suno Ganpati Bappa' introduces Varun Dhawan's tapori character Raja
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Judwaa 2 song 'Suno Ganpati Bappa' introduces Varun Dhawan's tapori character Raja

Varun Dhawan's energetic dance moves and impeccable comic timing makes this Judwaa 2 original pep and devotion, in equal capacities.

Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai: Hundreds of devotees throng Lal Baug pandal celebrating festival for 90th year
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Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai: Hundreds of devotees throng Lal Baug pandal celebrating festival for 90th year

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of Mumbai's favourite festivals. This year, Lal Baug's Ganesh Galli pandal completes 90 years, and hundreds of devotees have thronged the pandal to seek the blessings of the elephant god.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Mumbai Police maintains strict vigil to ensure smooth flow of festival
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Mumbai Police maintains strict vigil to ensure smooth flow of festival

The Mumbai Police are on an alert and are maintaining a strict vigil in view of the 12-day Ganesh festival beginning on Friday

Ganesh Chaturthi: With five days left, Mumbai mandaps anxiously await BMC nod to erect pandals
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Ganesh Chaturthi: With five days left, Mumbai mandaps anxiously await BMC nod to erect pandals

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

Ganesha Mahotsava: Damaging water bodies has no religious sanction; using earthen idols a far better idea
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Ganesha Mahotsava: Damaging water bodies has no religious sanction; using earthen idols a far better idea

Plaster of Paris idols of Ganesha, erected primarily for this festival, are drowned in natural water bodies during the Visarjan. These water bodies are not only holy unto themselves, but they also sustain life

The Chainsmokers' India concert: Band's onstage outfits to be designed by Neeta Lulla
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The Chainsmokers' India concert: Band's onstage outfits to be designed by Neeta Lulla

The Chainsmokers will be donning outfits by renowned designer Neeta Lulla for their concert in India. The outfits will feature Lulla's signature Ganpati motif

Banjo review: Riteish Deshmukh stars in a wannabe musical with the wrong notes
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Banjo review: Riteish Deshmukh stars in a wannabe musical with the wrong notes

If you're going to watch Banjo, make sure that you do not buy a recliner seat, because you'll be signing up for a sleeping fest.

AAMCHANET offering free Wi-Fi to over one lakh devotees during Ganpati festival
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AAMCHANET offering free Wi-Fi to over one lakh devotees during Ganpati festival

Over one lakh devotees made use of the free WiFi service, AAMCHANET, provided at popular Ganesh pandals and immersion sites across Mumbai and which received a massive response from the devotees.

Ganesh Visarjan: Remember environmental crisis more critical than religious sentiment
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Ganesh Visarjan: Remember environmental crisis more critical than religious sentiment

Ganpati visarjan was started and popularised by social reformer and lawyer Bal Gangadhar Tilak in 1892 in an attempt to promote nationalism among people. It was meant to be a show of strength against the British.

Ganesh Chaturthi: What is your opinion about the festivities?
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Ganesh Chaturthi: What is your opinion about the festivities?

A festival to celebrate or culture and heritage, or an occasion that cause harm to the environment. What do you think about Ganesh Chaturthi? Let us know