The nation is celebrating Ganesh chaturthi with saga and gaitey. These 10 days will be gala festival for maharastra, where the pooja is celebrated in a grand style. if you are in Mumbai you need to visit these pandal to celebrate and raise Ganpati Bappa Morya
Keshavji Naik Chawl, Girgaum
This is where the sarvajanik ganesh utsav program was first started in 1893 by a great Indian Leader called ‘Lokmanya Tilak’. The aim and motto being unity of Indians and getting together to fight against British rule and get Independence.
Lalbaugcha Raja, Parel
Since 1934, this famous as Navsacha Ganpati (which means the fulfiller of the wishes), Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal takes care of the world wide famous Lalbaugcha Raja. It draws impressive crowds as lakhs of devotees line for hours to pray before the lord idol.
GSB Seva Mandal Kings Circle, Sion and Wadala
GSB (which means, Gowd Saraswat Brahmin) is a religious community of people actually from Karnataka, south of India is celebrating Diamond Jubilee this year 2014. GSB seva mandal from Kings circle in central railway route is one of the leading and famous pandals of Mumbai, specially known for getting the costliest Ganesh idol which is offered lots of gold ornaments. The uniqueness of GSB at other locations of city like Sion and Wadala is famous for similar, the God of Gold as they say in community attracts wealth to the mandal and individual residents around community.
Ganeshgalli Mandal at Lalbaug Parel
Since the organizing mandal started in 1928, Long before the todays very famous Lalbaugcha Raja, Ganeshgalli was and still is equally famous for its tallest ganesh idols in central Mumbai parel location which is just adjacent to raja. The mandal boasts of impressive decorations, in 2009 they idol will be installed inside a replica of the famous Kedarnath temple. This group of organizers are known in city for various charity activities like blood donation and other good causes during other festivals like navratri taken care of about 2 to 3 hundred volunteers.
Sarvajanik Shree Ganeshotsav Mandal, Khetwadi Galli 1 to 12
Like Lalbaugcha Raja their is Khetwadicha Raja, The very famous 12 adjacent lanes at Grant Road east location. The mandal is called ‘Sarvajanik Shree Ganeshotsav Khetwadi Mandal’ since 1970 when the location was full of Parsi, Marathi, Muslim, Christians and Hindu who together supported the unique of Lokmanya Tilak who started this Ganesh Utsav festival to bring together groups, Get and stay united via the Mandal concept to fight against all evils who targeted our country before independence.