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Ganapati festival: In a first, no giant idol for Lalbaugcha Raja this year


The famed and iconic Lalbaugcha Raja will not be installed during the 11-day Ganeshotsav. Instead, in view of the Covid-19 crisis, a small idol of 3-4 feet will be installed for the traditional 'puja'

File photo of the idol of Lord Ganesh, the Lalbaugcha Raja in Mumbai from an earlier year. Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

First time in its long history, the famed and iconic Lalbaugcha Raja will not be installed during the upcoming 11-day Ganeshotsav, official sources said here on Wednesday.

It will be replaced by a small idol of around 3-4 feet for the traditional 'puja' and other ceremonies ...


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