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Lalbaughcha Raja Ganeshotsav celebrations cancelled in wake of COVID-19 pandemic




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Mumbai (Maharashtra): For the primary time in the historical past of Lalbaughcha Raja, Lord Ganpati’s idol is not going to be established as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Mumbai’s Lalbaughcha Raja Ganeshotsav Mandal has determined to not maintain Ganeshotsav this time in wake of the coronavirus pandemic and would as an alternative arrange a blood donation camp, knowledgeable Mandal officers.

“Mumbai’s Lalbaughcha Raja Ganeshotsav Mandal has decided that they will not celebrate Ganeshotsav this time in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. They will not establish Lord Ganapati’s idol and will do social work for those 11 days of festivities,” the officers stated.

“A blood donation camp, plasma donation camp will be set up at the same place. Also, they will honour the families of martyrs who have sacrificed their lives at the LoC or LAC borders. This is the first time in the history of Lalbaughcha Raja that Ganpati Idol will not be established,” the officers added.

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Each yr, Ganeshotsav is widely known in a lavish method in Mumbai, the place lakhs of devotees go to the mandals to hunt blessing from Lord Ganesh.

Ganeshotsav additionally known as Ganesh Chaturthi, is a pageant that begins on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada, will begin on August 22 this yr.

However, the celebrations this time are prone to be subdued as Maharashtra is one of the worst virus-affected states by COVID-19. The state has reported 1,74,761 coronavirus circumstances to this point, as per the state Health Department on Tuesday. (ANI)

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