Mumbai: As the ten-day Ganesh pageant is about to start out on Wednesday with none COVID-19 restrictions after a two-year hiatus, the Mumbai civic physique has geared up to make sure the pageant goes off with none hitches. Among different measures, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has set up 188 control rooms in 24 municipal wards of town. At least 10,000 metropolis staff, together with civil servants, have been tasked with making certain the pageant runs peacefully with the assist of the police, a BMC assertion stated.
The BMC known as on residents to observe the directions of the civic physique and the police through the pageant.
Apart from Mumbaikars, hundreds of individuals from Mumbai metropolitan space and different cities go to town to take darshan of Lord Ganesh at varied pandals together with the eminent ‘Lalbaug cha Raja’ which depicts varied scenes of mythology, historical past or modern points. .by erecting ornamental ensembles.
The civic physique stated it obtained 3,487 on-line functions from varied pandals to carry the pageant till August 26.
The BMC will deploy 786 lifeguards to varied immersion factors and set up 188 first help stations. 83 ambulances may also be fitted out.
Immersion of family idols of Lord Ganesh takes place 5/six days after Ganesh Chaturthi. However, the primary immersion processions got here out on the tenth day of the pageant – Anant Chaturdashi, which falls on September 9 this 12 months.
The civic physique organized 45 German motorboats and 39 barges for immersion. 48 inspection towers had been erected and barricades had been erected at varied areas.
For brighter lighting at immersion factors, 3,069 floodlights and 71 floodlights had been put in, along with setting up 211 operate rooms for higher coordination, in response to the assertion.
A complete of 357 ‘kalash’ to gather the ‘nirmalya’ or floral choices provided to the idols of Lord Ganesh have been put in at varied locations within the metropolis. 287 autos will transport “nirmalya” which shall be used to make natural manure.
For the comfort of worshipers, 134 momentary bogs shall be positioned in varied areas.
Artificial ponds have been constructed within the 24 districts to immerse the idols of Lord Ganesh. An on-line registration service for immersion can be made obtainable at https:hreeganeshvirsarjan.Com, the civic physique stated.