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Lalbaugcha Raja mandal cancels Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in Mumbai


Ganesh Chaturthi festival being celebrated at the famous Lalbaugcha Raja in Mumbai. File photo | Photo Credit: Emmanual Yogini

The Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh Mandal, which installs Mumbai’s most famous Ganpati idol, on Wednesday announced cancellation of the Ganesh Chaturthi celebration this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The mandal will not install the Ganesh idol this year, Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal’s secretary Sudhir Salvi told reporters.

It will organise blood and plasma donation camps and provide financial assistance to the families of policemen who died of COVID-19, he said.

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