Lalbaugcha Raja’s fervour building up
As the entire Maharashtra has been set to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi Festival from Saturday, the famous Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal has made special arrangements for the devotees.
This year devotees will offer prayers to City’s famous Lord Ganesha’s idol in air condition facilities.
Lalbaugcha Raja is Mumbai’s famous Ganesha idol and large number of crowd turns out for darshan (Worship) during the 10-day long Ganesh Mahotsav. It is expected that around six lakh people will visit the Lalbaugcha Raja idol each day.
According to the sources, a devotee will have to wait 10 hrs to reach the idol. The queue is expected to eight-km long from the pandal.
The Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal is famous for its innovative idea every year.
The Madal has prepared a massive float for Lalbaugcha Raja’s immersion ceremony. The massive float will help the immersion of Lalbaugcha Raja in deep sea.
On the other hand, thick security arrangements have been made in the wake of possible terror threat. The Mumbai Police has deployed around 1500 policemen while the Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal has its own 5000 guards.
Source: Sahara Samay
Posted on September 12, 2010, in Ganesh Festival in Mumbai, Lalbaugcha Raja (1934-2012), News, Sarvajanik Ganesh Installations and tagged Ganesh Chaturthi 2010, Ganeshotsav, Lalbaughcha Raja, News. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.