Ganesh Visarjan: Devotees across Mumbai and other parts of India gathered together only to participate in the sacred festival takes part in the sacred ceremony Ganesh Visarjan, Anant Chaturdashi.

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Ganesh Visarjan is the immersion processions of the Lord Ganesh idols after the 10-day-long festival, and this year Ganesh Utasav started from 25th August 25, and the pious and famous festival marks its ends on 5th September as Ganesh Visarjan  or Anant Chaturdashi’.

Ganesh Visarjan 2017 LIVE updates: in Mumbai, 16 special local trains will be run from midnight

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People multitude in large numbers and appeared as the mass in the Ganesh Visarjan which is the most lovely way to give a bid farewell to the favorite idols the Lord Ganesha. Among the most famous and prominent spot, the Ganesh Galli Mandal and Lalbaughcha Raja attracted lakhs of devotees during the Ganesh festival.

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5:33 pm: In the meantime in Pune, Shivaji road, Ganesh Road, Laxmi Road, Tilak Road, Bajirao Road have been closed keeping in mind the processions of Ganesh Visarjan that is taken out with huge glory. The roads will remain closed till the end of the procession on 5th September.

5:20 pm: 

5:15 pm: Western Railways will be run 8 special trains too between Churchgate and Vihar.

Ganesh Visarjan 2017 LIVE updates: in Mumbai, 16 special local trains will be run from midnight

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5:03 pm: The Central Railway will be run 8 special local trains on 9th September 9; this service will help the devotees who took part in the procession. These special locals’ trains will be having a stoppage in stations including, between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus – Kalyan/Thane on Main Line and between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus – Panvel on Harbour line.

Ganesh Visarjan 2017 LIVE updates: in Mumbai, 16 special local trains will be run from midnight

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5:00 pm: The ‘laddu prasad’ (religious offering of a sweet) at a Ganesh pandal in Balapur on the outskirts of Hyderabad attracted a large number of 15.60 lakh in an open auction today. The auction is conducted every year on the 10th or last day of the ‘Vinayaka Chaviti’ festivities before the idol of Lord Ganesh is taken for immersion as per the report published in PTI.

4:38pm:

4:48 pm: Veer Savarkar Marg from Siddhi Vinayak to Mahim has been closed due to this ongoing procession of the Ganesh Visarjan.

4:05 pm: In a huge number of approximately around 9,000 BMC employees are working in Mumbai to oversee the immersion of the Lord Ganesha in this Ganesh Visarjan ceremony. Prime locations for immersion are Girgaon Chowpatty, Powai Lake, Dadar Chowpatty, Madh jetty, Juhu beach and Marve in Malad.

3:10 pm: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is also taking part in the carnival Ganesh Visarjan. He immersed Ganesha idol in an artificial pond at his residence.

Ganesh Visarjan 2017 LIVE updates: in Mumbai, 16 special local trains will be run from midnight

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1.00 pm: Mumbai police shared traffic guidelines and diversions in the ceremony of the Ganesh Visarjan.

Ganesh Visarjan 2017 LIVE updates: in Mumbai, 16 special local trains will be run from midnight

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12.55 pm: Supreme Court on Monday had reinstated the Central government’s notification empowering the state government which announced that in certain areas as silence zones – free from noise pollution. This means that Mumbikars are likely to have a noisy visarjan.

12.50 pm: In the intervening time in Hyderabad, immersion of Ganesh idols was done and underway in the Hussain Sagar lake and other water bodies in the city, marking wrapping up the 11-day ‘Vinayaka Chaviti’ festival.

12.45 pm: Security has been deal with the Ganesh Visarjan ceremony. A police official told PTI that cranes, watchtowers, drones, CCTVs, and floodlights have been arranged to keep a watch on every movement of the revelers and devotees.

12.40 pm: BMC, police, Coast Guard, and Navy have made proper arrangements to make sure that on the Ganesh Visarjan there will be the smooth and safe immersion of the idols.

Ganesh Visarjan 2017 LIVE updates: in Mumbai, 16 special local trains will be run from midnight

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12.30 pm: Devotees performed the traditional Koli dance at the Lalbaughcha Raja pandal in central Mumbai before they start the procession.

12.20 pm: In Solapur, people took Ganesh idols from their homes and immersed them in the Siddheshwar Lake.

12.10 pm: The Ganesh Visarjan Carnival was popularised by Bal Gangadhar Tilak who thought it would bring people together as well by this ceremony Indians will get the feeling of patriotism to fight the British Raj.

Ganesh Visarjan 2017 LIVE updates: in Mumbai, 16 special local trains will be run from midnight

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12.00 pm: Over 7,600 Ganesh idols installed at public places and more than one lakh idols in homes will be immersed today, police said. The smaller idols will be immersed first, followed by the big ones like Lalbaugcha Raja, which will be immersed in the Arabian Sea at Girgaum Chowpatty in south Mumbai.

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