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Mumbai's iconic Lalbaugcha Raja to not hold Ganeshotsav in wake of Covid-19 pandemic


The move has been taken in adherence with an appeal by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to mark Ganeshotsav 2020 with more devotion but less pomp in the wake of the raging Covid-19 pandemic.

  • The idol will be replaced by a smaller one of about 3-4 feet for the puja and other ceremonies
  • A blood and plasma donation camp will also be set up at the venue, the Lalbaughcha Raja Ganeshotsav Mandal said
  • The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday announced that the total number of containment zones in the city has been increased to 750

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