Travel Tips: Here are the grandest pandals of Ganesh Chaturthi, visit this Ganeshotsav...
Ganesh Chaturthi 2022: Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on 31st August. Ganesh Utsav is starting from this day. Although Ganesh Utsav is celebrated almost all over the country, Ganpati is celebrated in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Ganpati Puja of Maharashtra is very famous. People reach Maharashtra to attend the Ganesh festival. Let us know about the grandest Ganpati pandals in the country, you can visit this year's Ganesh festival.
Mumbai's 'Lalbagh Ke Raja'
The most famous Ganesha pandal adorns the Lalbagh Bazaar, GD Goenka Road in Mumbai. This pandal is called 'Lalbagh Cha Raja'. Every year lakhs of devotees visit this pandal of Raja of Lalbagh, Mumbai. The idol of Ganpati is being installed here since 1934. Ganesh Ji, who is seated in this Ganpati pandal, is also considered the Ganapati of vows. Many celebrities also come here to attend the Ganesh festival.
Ganesh Gali Mumbaicha Raja
Mumbai's 'Mumbaicha Raja' is situated in Ganesh Gali and Lane. This Ganpati pandal is situated just a short distance away from Lalbaugcha Raja. This is also one of the famous pandals of Mumbai. This Ganpati pandal was started for the mill workers in 1928. A themed Ganesh Pandal is organized every year at Ganesh Gali Mumbaicha Raja.
If Ganesh is attending the Ganpati pandals of Mumbai during the festival, 'Andhericha Raja' is also famous. Ganpati pandal was organized here in 1966. Many celebrities attend the 10-day Ganesh festival here. The decoration of the Andhericha Raja Ganpati pandal is very beautiful and mesmerizing.
GBS Seva Mandal Ganpati
The Ganpati pandal of GBS Seva Mandal, popularly known as Gold Ganesh of Mumbai, is also very famous. The Ganpati idol here is decorated with real gold ornaments. It is considered to be the richest Mandal in the city. GBS Seva Mandal Ganpati Pandal is held at Dwarkanath Bhawan on Cuttack Road of Wadala. This is the only pandal where rituals are performed 24 hours a day in the 10 days of Ganesh Utsav. The decoration and the music are both special here.
One can also have the darshan of Khetwadicha Raja in Ganeshotsav. This circle was established in 1959. The special thing about this pandal is that the size of the idol of Ganesh Ji here is the same for years. The same idol maker has been making a Ganpati idol for years. There are 13 lanes and all are decorated with Ganesh pandals, although the 12th lane Ganpati pandal is the most popular.