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DNA POSITIVE: Borivali mandal bids Bappa bye in 5-foot tank


Setting the perfect example for new, ecologically harmonious visarjan, a sarvajanik Ganeshotsav mandal in Borivali immersed their idol within their premises, using sodium bicarbonate to dissolve the Plaster of Paris (PoP).

In doing so, the Phulpakahru Kalakrida Sanskrutik Sanstha broke their 14-year-long tradition of immersing the idol in Dahisar river, but started a new, evolved one for other like-minded mandals to follow.

The organisers carried out the visarjan in a five-feet deep metallic tank on Thursday night next to the pandal where the Lord sat, refraining not only from polluting a natural water body, but also consciously not adding to ...


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