Ganesh Idol Immersion

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Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration In Full Swing; Mumbaikars Immerse 34,000 Idols

The festive mood of Ganesh Chaturthi is in the air of Mumbai, Maharashtra. On September 1, the devotees immersed around 34,122 Ganesha idols and Hartalika in natural and artificial ponds on the one-and-a-half day of the festival. This is the first Ganesh Chaturthi celebration with enthusiasm and no restrictions, after the pandemic. Furthermore, the BMC officials are also on alert, to ensure no untoward incidents occur due to the rush.

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 03:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Mumbai, Idol Immersion, BMC, Covid-19

Man Assaulting Woman

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Three MNS Workers Arrested For Assaulting Elderly Woman: Mumbai

Maharashtra police arrested three MNS workers after a video of them abusing, assaulting and pushing an elderly woman went viral on social media. The accused have been identified as Vinod Argyle, Raju Argyle and Satish Lad, and case under sections 323, 337, 506, 504 and 509 of IPC. Reportedly, the accused were installing a bamboo structure to hang a banner in front of a shop, to which the woman opposed.

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 11:50 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: MNS, Mumbai, Maharashtra , Ganesh Chaturthi, crime news

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Celebrities Welcome Ganesha

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TV Stars, Film Celebrities Celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi, Welcomes Bappa Home

TV stars celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with excitement and happiness. Stars like Arjun Bijlani, Rahul Krishna Vaidya, Prince Narula, and Ganesh Acharya, bring lord Ganesha home with their families and begin the 9-day celebration. Bollywood actors like Kajol, Kartik Aaryan, Kunal Khemu and Soha Ali Khan welcomed Bappa home. In other news, Pushpa Raj's Allu Arjun signature step has been a role model for a Ganpati statue, seen in Maharashtra.

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 02:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrities, TV Stars, festival, Maharashtra

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Ganesh Idols

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Ganesh Idol Business Affected After Ban On Plaster Of Paris: Hyderabad

The markets in Hyderabad sell a huge amount of Ganesh idols, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi on August 31. However this year, vendors have claimed that their businesses have been affected after the ban on use of Plaster or Paris. With this, sourcing raw materials have reportedly become challenging, and manufacturing the idols have become expensive. Meanwhile, the increase prices are also affecting the customers.

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 08:26 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Ganesh idol, Ganesh Chaturthi, Telangana, Hyderabad, Plaster of Paris

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Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC Marks 13 Bridges Dangerous & Unsafe For Ganesh Chaturthi Procession

Ahead of the grand Ganesh Chaturthi festival, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is working to make awareness regarding 13 dangerous bridges in the City. Notably, the corporation, on August 29, created awareness regarding the unsafe bridges for Ganesh mandals' processions.  The 13 mentioned bridges have been declared dangerous and are marked for reconstruction at a later date. Furthermore, the nine-day Ganesh Chaturthi celebration… read-more

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 03:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Dangerous Bridges, BMC, Ganesh Mandals, Reconstruction

Ayodhya Replica In Thane

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120 Feet High Replica Of Ayodhya In Thane Ahead Of Ganesh Chaturthi, Pics Goes Viral

Ahead of the grand celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharashtra, a grand replica of the Ayodhya temple is being made in the State. Notably, pictures of the grand 120-feet high Ayodhya temple replica being constructed in Thane, Maharashtra is all over social media platforms. Besides Thane, many regions of Maharashtra are gearing up for 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival, with excitement and making idols for Ganesh Chaturthi Utsav, on August 31… read-more

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 04:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ayodhya replica, Thane, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganesh idol, festival

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Eknath Shinde

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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Announces Toll Waiver For 2 Weeks Ahead Of Ganesh Chaturthi

Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde has announced a waiver in the toll collection for two weeks. The toll waiver will reportedly be applicable on Mumbai-Goa, Mumbai-Bangalore and also on State Public Work Department roads. The move is expected to benefit a large number of people travelling from the Konkan region to Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg. The same was pleaded by the opposition parties during the monsoon sessions… read-more

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 12:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Konkan, Maharashtra, Mumbai, Eknath Shinde

Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC Approves 1,947 Applications For Ganpati Mandals In Capital City: Maharashtra

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has received 3,255 applications for Ganpati pandals in Mumbai. Of the total, permissions for only 1,947 mandals have been given so far. Notably, many associations in Mumbai, Maharashtra is gearing up for the grand celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi, especially after the Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra government lifted all restrictions on the celebrations. This year, the 11-day "Ganesh Pooja" read-more

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 03:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, applications, BMC, Navi Mumbai, Permissions

Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC To Construct 162 Artificial Ponds For Ganesh Idol Immersion: Mumbai

Ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) decided to construct 162 artificial ponds for idol immersion. Constructed in Mumbai, the BMC will also deploy trucks with immersion facilities and idol collection centres in 24 wards. Furthermore, the municipal corporation launched, an official website to enrol… read-more

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Water bodies, Artificial Ponds, BMC, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganesh Idol Immersion

Ganesh Chaturthi

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BMC To Charge Rs 2,000 For Each Potholes Due To Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations

Under the new Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra Government, all restrictions imposed for festive celebrations, especially "Ganesh Chaturthi" has been lifted. However, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issued a set to guidelines for the pandal set up, including Rs 2,000 for each pothole, created due to the pandal erection or procession. Notably, Eknath Shinde announced to make Mumbai potholes free, soon. In this regard, he directed… read-more

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 10:57 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai Roads, potholes, Ganesh Chaturthi, BMC, cm eknath shinde