5 Famous Mumbai Ganesh Idols:
5 Famous Mumbai Ganesh Idols: Despite the COVID-19 flu, the Ganesh Festival is coming to the fore in Mumbai but the festivities will be reduced or canceled in some cases. The maximum size of the idols has been reduced to four meters. In addition, the idols are immersed without devotees joining the ceremony. Devotees can view idols and rituals online by streaming live on social media platforms and websites.
1. Lalbaugcha Raja
Canceled in 2020. There will be a strong focus on health with blood donation and plasma donation camps.
Lalbagh is undoubtedly the most famous Ganesh idol in Mumbaiand also the most visited. The Mandal was founded in 1934 and the Kambli family, Kambli Arts, have been making the statue since 1935. Its famous painting is also protected by copyright. If you want to see the length where people are ready to go to dedicate themselves, Lalbaghcha Raja you should visit. It attracts 1.5 million people a day
Location: Putlabai Chawl, near Lalbagh Police Station in Lalbagh Market (Central Mumbai).
2. Ganesh Galli Mumbaicha Raja
Mumbai cha Raja, located at Ganesh Galli, is a few km away from Lal Baghcha Raja and is very popular. It lost the light on Lal Bagh Raja in the late 1990s but still attracts huge crowds.
The zone is famous for new themes every year for this occasion, usually the most famous place in India. It was built in 1928 to benefit minors, the oldest in the area. In particular, the use of plaster of Paris has been reduced to prevent pollution
Location: Ganesh Galli (Lane), Lal Bagh (Central Mumbai).
3. Khetwadicha Ganraj
Award winning Khetwadicha Ganaraj is considered to be one of the most beautiful Ganesh idols in Mumbai. The Mandal was established in 1959, but gained prominence in the year 2000, when it created the tallest statue of Ganesh in Indian history, with a length of 40 meters. The statue is adorned with real gold ornaments and diamonds.
The attraction when you visit Khetwadi Ganraj is that there is a picture of Ganesh on almost every street in the area – so you will have a lot to see!
Location: 12th Lane Kehetwadi, Girgam (south of Mumbai).
4. GSB Seva Kings Circle
The GSB Server Kings Circle aims to maintain its 14-foot idol size as described in the documentation. However, devotees are not allowed this year due to pandemic. It will broadcast live during these five festival days.
The GSB Seva Kings Circle statue is known as Ganesh Bangaram in Mumbai. Yes, that pure gold is adorned with it – over 60 kg, The city’s most affluent zone was founded in 1954 by Saraswat Brahmin from Karnataka, a member of the gas community. They thrived in Mumbai, and as a mark of respect to the city, they held various community events along with the great Ganesh festival.
Location: GSB Sports Club Ground, near S.N.D.T. Women’s College, R.A. Kidwai Road, Kings Circle, Mathunga (Central Mumbai).
5. Andhericha Raja
Devotees are allowed to visit even this year. The statue will be placed in a hydraulic space for everyone to see while keeping the social distancing in mind, due to pandemic.
Andhericha Raja is located in Mumbai, south of Mumbai. The zone was established in 1966 by employees of the tobacco company, Tata Special Steel and Excel Industries Ltd. from Lalbagh, close to their factories.
Location: Veera Desai Road, Azad Nagar, Andheri West (Mumbai West Cities).
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