The bench took note of the submissions made by the state government at the previous hearing, where Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni had said that DJ and Dolby audio systems are a major source of noise pollution.
Nearly 6,000 idols were immersed in these ponds in Hyderabad till Monday. The GHMC was providing water and other basic facilities for the convenience of the devotees taking part in rituals. Nearly 10,000 sanitation personnel and 75 swimmers were deployed for the immersion event, the mayor said.
Pune Municipal Corporations joint initiative with social organisations and citizens groups has yielded good result as citizens preferred to immerse Ganesh idols in civic water tanks than in water bodies across the city.
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.