Ganpati Visarjan at Girgaum Chowpatty, Mumbai

Suppose you meet a Mumbaikar or so called a person from Mumbai who knows Mumbai really well and ask her or him who is the heart and soul of the city, I bet they surely will yell “Ganpati Bappa Morya”.

Ganesh Chaturti is one of the major festivals celebrated in Mumbai. It is that time of the year when the whole of Mumbai forgets all the lack of time they have and the complexes between each other and unite together to be one strong family to greet their elephant headed god, Lord Ganesha.

Girgaum Chowpatty is one of the famous places where the majority of the immersions of the idols of elephant god take place. This year, I was at Girgaum, right in the middle of all the commotion.

And this is what I saw!

 

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