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Mumbai: BMC makes 162 artificial ponds for Ganesh visarjan

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Artificial ponds have been created by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai for the immersion of Ganesh idols.

In order to urge people to decrease pollution, BMC previously requested the public to submerge Ganesha idols made of plaster of paris (PoP) in man-made lakes or ponds.

The local organisation reports that there are 73 natural immersion spots and 162 manmade ponds suitable for immersion.

Assistant Municipal Commissioner Ramakant Biradar stated to ANI, “There are 73 natural immersion spots and 162 manmade ponds. Lifeguards are on duty. We have made all essential preparations.”

Ganesh Chaturthi is a ten-day event that started on August 31 and ends with Visarjan on September 9. This celebration commemorates Lord Ganesha’s birth.

On the occasion of the one and a half day Ganpati celebration, 22,687 Ganpati idols were submerged in water in Mumbai yesterday.

A total of 55,623 idols were submerged in Mumbai Wednesday, according to DM. On the occasion of the one and a half day Ganpati celebration, a total of 22,687 Ganpati idols were submerged in manmade ponds yesterday.

After a two-year COVID break, devotees from all across the nation flocked to Mumbai’s Lalbaugcha Raja.

If you request it, they will endeavour to send the prasad to the devotees’ doorsteps online this year in partnership with Jio Mart and Paytm. Only orders for Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, and the Thane region will be accepted for the Prasad on JioMart, which comes in the shape of two laddus.

In Maharashtra and other regions of western and southern India, Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Ganpati Utsav, which begins on the fourth day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month Bhadrapada, is celebrated with much fanfare and thousands of devotees swarm into pandals to ask Lord Ganesha for his blessing.

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