Ganeshotsav 2020

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Mumbai sees quietest Anant Chaturthi 2020

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Mumbai sees quietest Anant Chaturthi 2020

No processions, no firecrackers, no loudspeakers and sparse crowd – were the stark features of this year’s Anant Chaturthi 2020. Anti-noi...Read More

Mumbai's Juhu and Versova beach celebrate cleanest Ganeshotsav

Mumbai's Juhu and Versova beach celebrate cleanest Ganeshotsav

It is quite unlikely for Mumbai's Juhu and Versova beach to be in a clean state a day after Anant Chaturdashi. Because of COVID-19, the m...Read More

In pictures: Devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesha at Lalbaugh's Ganesh Galli

In pictures: Devotees bid adieu to Lord Ganesha at Lalbaugh's Ganesh Galli

Mumbai celebrated Ganeshotsav in a slightly different manner this year amid the pandemic. Masks and gloves on, adhering to social distanc...Read More

Ganesh Visarjan 2020: 35,000 cops to man city; 54 roads in city and suburbs to be closed

Ganesh Visarjan 2020: 35,000 cops to man city; 54 roads in city and suburbs to be closed

On the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi, which marks the last day of Ganeshotsav, 35,000 city police officers will be deployed across variou...Read More

Ganeshotsav in Bhayandar: Cops book 26 for flouting social distancing norms

Ganeshotsav in Bhayandar: Cops book 26 for flouting social distancing norms

Sleuths of the Navghar police have booked 26 people including members of a Ganesh Utsav Mandal in Bhayandar for violating the state gover...Read More

Navi Mumbai: NMMC collects 21 tonne of offerings from Ganpati immersion sites - here's what will happen to it

Navi Mumbai: NMMC collects 21 tonne of offerings from Ganpati immersion sites - here's what will happen to it

The Solid Waste Management (SWM) department of the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has collected over 21 tonne of wet offerings ...Read More

Ganeshotsav 2020: A personal account of celebrating the festival during pandemic

Ganeshotsav 2020: A personal account of celebrating the festival during pandemic

Drawing from personal experience, FPJ writer tries to capture the feel of the festival

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 6: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 6: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

Known as the grandest festival of Mumbai, Ganeshotsav has begun. Though the 10-day festival is being celebrated in a low-key due to the c...Read More

Ganeshotsav 2020: Ganpati mandal in Vasai booked for violating state government guidelines

Ganeshotsav 2020: Ganpati mandal in Vasai booked for violating state government guidelines

With the COVID-19 crisis showing no sign of receding, Mumbai witness muted Ganeshotsav this year. A Ganpati mandal in Vasai was booked fo...Read More

Ganeshotsav 2020: 36,000 Ganpati idols immersed on 6th day of Ganesh festival

Ganeshotsav 2020: 36,000 Ganpati idols immersed on 6th day of Ganesh festival

Over 36,000 Ganapati and Gouri idols were immersed in water bodies at different locations in Mumbai on Thursday on the sixth day of the 1...Read More

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 4: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 4: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

Known as the grandest festival of Mumbai, Ganeshotsav has begun. Though the 10-day festival is being celebrated in a low-key due to the c...Read More

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 1: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 1: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

Known as the grandest festival of Mumbai, Ganeshotsav has begun. Though the 10-day festival is being celebrated in a low-key due to the c...Read More

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 3: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 3: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

Known as the grandest festival of Mumbai, Ganeshotsav has begun. Though the 10-day festival is being celebrated in a low-key due to the c...Read More

FPJ Eco Ganesha: Check out Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar's eco-friendly Ganesh idol

FPJ Eco Ganesha: Check out Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar's eco-friendly Ganesh idol

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have placed restrictions of Ganeshotsav celebrations in Mumbai, it cannot curb the spirit and enthusiasm ...Read More

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 2: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

FPJ's Eco Ganesha Day 2: Check out participants featured on Free Press Journal newspaper

Known as the grandest festival of Mumbai, Ganeshotsav has begun. Though the 10-day festival is being celebrated in a low-key due to the c...Read More

Ganeshotsav 2020: Mumbai quietly bids Bappa goodbye, records lowest decibel levels on Sunday

Ganeshotsav 2020: Mumbai quietly bids Bappa goodbye, records lowest decibel levels on Sunday

Activists measuring Mumbai’s noise levels on the first day of Ganesh Chaturthi (one and half day immersion) found the decibel levels to b...Read More

Ganeshotsav 2020: Green activist converts society's swimming pool into artificial pond for Ganesh immersions

Ganeshotsav 2020: Green activist converts society's swimming pool into artificial pond for Ganesh immersions

In an attempt to protect the sea coast from soiling, city-based green activists have transformed their housing society’s swimming pool in...Read More

Shah Rukh Khan trolled for ‘photoshopped tilak’ in Ganesh Chaturthi selfie

Shah Rukh Khan trolled for ‘photoshopped tilak’ in Ganesh Chaturthi selfie

The 'Don' star posted a black-and-white, half-faced selfie on Twitter, and also shared a sweet message for his legion of followers.

Ganeshotsav 2020: 40,823 Ganpati idols immersed on Sunday

Ganeshotsav 2020: 40,823 Ganpati idols immersed on Sunday

Amid COVID-induced lockdown and despite BMC's advisory asking citizens to immerse Ganpati idols at home, the city saw 40,823 immersions o...Read More

Taimur Ali Khan's DIY Ganpati idol is made of legos

Taimur Ali Khan's DIY Ganpati idol is made of legos

Son of Bollywood couple Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, has given a creative twist to the Ganpati idol

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