The devotees continued to offer prayers to Lalbaugcha Raja in Mumbai on Thursday. The ten-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival started in Maharashtra and elsewhere in the country on Wednesday with the coronavirus pandemic no longer casting its shadow on the celebrations.
Ganesh mandals in Mumbai and other major cities of Maharashtra took large idols in processions accompanied by dhol-tasha beats to their pandals in the last few days.
Due to a large number of visitors arriving in the Lalbaug-Parel area for Ganpati darshan, Mumbai Traffic Police in association with the BMC have made following arrangements for parking of vehicles:
1) Kalpataru Pay and Park, near Gandhi Hospital at Parel (200 vehicles)
2) MCGM Pay and Park/ Lodha, GD Ambedkar Road, Kalachowkie (500 vehicles)
3) Cotton Green Pay and Park/ BPT, near Cotton Green railway station (500 vehicles)
4) MCGM Pay and Park/ Peninsula, BA Road, Byculla East (500 vehicles)