MUMBAI, INDIA, September 18, 2012 (boldsky.com): Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most popular festivals in Maharashtra. This is celebrated with great pomp and grandeur all over the state and especially in the capital, that is, Mumbai. People celebrate this ten days period with great splendor. Here are a few of the most popular Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Mumbai:
Lalbaugcha Raja has seen some of the most famous Ganesha statues of all times. This place in Chinchpokhli, Mumbai is filled with a huge number of devotees from all round the country. People come with a belief that this great God will fulfill all their wishes.
Mumbaicha Raja is also among one of the most popular Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Mumbai. There are two reasons for its popularity. One is that it one of the oldest places in Mumbai for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. And the other one being that every year it replicates one popular destination of India for the decorations.
The Gsb Seva Mandal's Ganpati is one of the richest Ganesha statues in Mumbai. It is said that this statue is adorned with more than a 110 pounds of gold jewellery. And to add to it there are also cultural functions organized here during the festive occasion.
The Andhericha Raja Ganesha mandap in Mumbai is near the Andheri station and the statue here is immensely popular. People come here for a visit during Ganesh Chaturthi as the statue is said to be replete with powers. What makes this place attractive is its unique theme decoration every year. Last but not the least is the Khetwadi Ghanraj. This place has seen some of the highest statues of the time, some as tall as 40 feet high. You also find it decked with a lot of diamonds and gold.