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Ganesh immersion


Anant Chaturdashi: Immersion rituals conclude at Manache Ganpati

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.

Mumbai: Over 66,000 idols immersed on 5th day of Ganpati festival

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.

No band and no baaja: Ganesh immersions and idol 'donations' peaceful in Pune & Pimpri-Chinchwad

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

With no immersion procession this year, CoEP team finds huge drop in noise levels

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.

Mumbai: Ganeshotsav idol immersions dip by 32%, lower noise levels recorded this year

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.

Mumbai: Horse-mounted cops to oversee Ganesh immersion this year

August 27, 2020 10:20 am

The Mounted Unit is especially useful in places where a traditional police vehicle cannot enter, like the beaches, SP Ahmednagar Akhilesh Singh, who played an important role in training the Mounted Unit, said.

Several bid Bappa farewell amid heightened restrictions

August 24, 2020 1:07 am

Additional Municipal Commissioner, Suresh Kakani, Sunday visited an artificial pond at Wadala and a natural pond at Sion to take stock of the immersion preparedness.

No processions, no immersion of Ganesh idols in river: Pimpri-Chinchwad civic body

August 20, 2020 1:18 pm

"Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly... if we don't want the virus to spread, we should avoid celebrations. There should be no installation or immersion processions in the city," said Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar.

Pune admin decides: ‘No processions for Ganesh idol immersion this year’

August 15, 2020 12:21 pm

Speaking to the media later, Pune Divisional Commissioner Saurabh Rao said the decision was made in the light of the central government’s directives to avoid religious, social or political events with potential to attract crowds in highly affected districts.

Ganeshotsav in Mumbai: No immersion procession to beaches, lakes

July 12, 2020 11:21 am

A list of guidelines for the 11-day festival, slated to be held from August 22 this year, was issued Saturday. As per the directives, Mandals have to restrict the height of Ganpati idols to four feet, while idols worshipped at homes should not be more than two-foot high.


Ganpati Visarjan 2019: Devotees bid farewell to Bappa on Anant Chaturdashi

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.