September 11, 2022 6:55 am
Of the total of 31,259 household idols immersed on September 9, 28 per cent or 8,873 idols were immersed in artificial ponds.
September 11, 2022 7:54 am
The immersion procession this year started with the rituals of the first manacha (prominent) Ganapati, the Kasba Ganpati Ganesh Mandal at 10.02 am on Friday. The procession was on even after 4 pm on Saturday.
September 09, 2022 4:56 pm
Pune police have said that in addition to over 1,200 closed-circuit TV cameras installed for surveillance in the city, several additional cameras have been installed on important procession routes for Ganesh visarjan.
September 09, 2022 8:37 am
The plan also includes earmarking a ring road which will remain open for traffic during this period.
September 08, 2022 6:52 am
With Ganesh immersion set to take place on Friday and chances of crowding and large assemblies, the Pune district administration has issued an advisory.
September 20, 2021 3:53 pm
Rituals at the other prominent mandals are expected to conclude by 7 pm with limited mandal members in attendance.
September 15, 2021 11:55 am
BMC has urged citizens to not carry out processions while getting the idols home or to the pandals and on the day of immersion.
September 03, 2020 1:27 pm
Joint Commissioner of Police, Ravindra Shisave, said, “Pune police thanks all members and executive committees of Ganesh mandals for excellent cooperation and response to the code of conduct decided considering the Covid situation
September 02, 2020 11:26 pm
“Our observations are significant and self explanatory,” said Mahesh Shindikar, adding that the average noise levels recorded were between the range of 55 dB to 61 dB. For comparison, the average noise levels recorded were 86.2 decibels in 2019, 90.4 dB in 2018, and 90.9 dB in 2017.
September 03, 2020 10:27 am
Muted celebrations and no processions – due to the Covid-19 pandemic – also led to a dip in noise levels during Ganesha festival, according to NGO Awaaz Foundation, which advocates against noise pollution in the city.
September 12, 2019 10:14 pm
Anant Chaturthi, the festival which marks the end of the 10-day long Ganesha Festival, draws a huge crowd of devotees. Mumbai is popular for hosting some of the most famous Ganpati festivals and mandals.