Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Over 34,000 Idols Immersed on Anant Chaturdashi in Mumbai; 3 Boys Who Ventured Into Sea Still Missing

Published:Nov 22, 202322:45
Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Over 34,000 Idols Immersed on Anant Chaturdashi in Mumbai; 3 Boys Who Ventured Into Sea Still Missing

Mumbai, September 20: A complete of 34,452 idols of Lord Ganesh and Goddess Gauri have been immersed in water our bodies throughout Mumbai on the final day of the Ganpati pageant held beneath the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic for the second yr in a row, civic officers stated on Monday.

Three boys, who have been swept away within the sea waters at Versova jetty here throughout the Ganesh idol immersion on the end result of the 10-day festivities on Sunday evening, have been nonetheless lacking. Two others accompanying them have been rescued, they stated. Additionally Learn | India Experiences 30,256 New COVID-19 Circumstances, 295 Deaths in Previous 24 Hours; Lively Circumstances Decline to three,18,181.

No different untoward incident was reported within the metropolis throughout the closing day immersions, the officers stated. A Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) official stated of the 34,452 idols immersed on Sunday, 13,442 have been immersed in synthetic lakes which have been created throughout town to keep away from crowding at pure water our bodies. Additionally Learn | Delhi Shocker: Class 11 Scholar Assaults Instructor Throughout Lecture After Being {Asked} To Sit Correctly in Class.

Out of the whole immersed idols, 5,043 have been of 'sarvajanik' (public) mandals, 29,060 family Ganesh idols, and 349 idols of Goddess Gauri. Among the many idols immersed in synthetic lakes here, 11,387 have been family Ganpati idols, 1,890 of public mandals and 165 of Goddess Gauri, the official stated.

The famed idol of the 'Lalbaug Cha Raja' Ganesh mandal within the metropolis was immersed at Girgaon Chowpatty by round 3 pm on Sunday, an official earlier stated. The BMC additionally deployed 715 lifeguards at numerous pure and synthetic immersion websites, he stated.

The pageant started on September 10 throughout the state and was celebrated in a low-key method for the second yr in a row within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Earlier, greater than 41,000 idols have been immersed in numerous water our bodies within the metropolis on the second day of the pageant, 66,000 on the fifth day and 15,000 on the seventh day. The BMC had capped the peak of family Ganesh idols to 2 toes and of public mandals to 4 toes.

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