Ganesh Festival in Mumbai

Ganesh Festival in Mumbai

BMC clueless about silence zones’ status

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) seems to be clueless about the status of silence zones in the city. When Ganapati mandals sought information on the status of silence zones, the BMC officials said they...

Teenage priests are in high demand this Ganeshotsav

By: Chetna Yerunkar Organisation training the young priests says it has received nearly 200 requests from families in the last month alone A shortage of priests in the city there are only 4,000 priests for 12,000 Ganpati...

Double the fun: Dhankawadi mandals come together for celebrations

Setting an example for the city mandals participating in the ongoing Ganeshotsav, two Ganesh mandals in Dhankawadi have jointly installed two Ganpati idols under one mandap. They came together in 2006 by effecting a...

Rolling out: Ganesh idol made of 30K tissue papers in Mumbai

With Ganeshotsav round the corner, Mumbaiites are set to unveil their eco-friendly Ganesh idols across Mumbai. Giving eco-friendliness a unique touch, Digambar Manikar and his son, Rajesh, have made a one-of-its-kind 22-foot idol weighing 150kg...

Ghatkopar society streams live its Ganpati aartis

Pankti Mehta, Hindustan Times For the past eight days, Sapna Iyer, a radio jockey in Canada, has been logging on to www.shobhanafestivities.co.nr, a live-streaming webcast of the daily aarti in the Ganpati pandal at Shobana...
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