According to officials, up to 3,853 household idols, 15 Hartalika idols and 66 sarvajanik (community) idols were submerged as of 6 p.m. yesterday.
Meanwhile, at least 1,290 households, 13 Hartalika and 66 sarvajanik idols have been submerged in the purpose-built artificial ponds in different parts of the city, he said.
After three years of prohibition, immersion in the idol of Ganesh is now allowed at Gateway of India
This is how Mumbai civic body prepared for Ganeshotsav 2022
No untoward incidents have been reported during the Visarjan procession so far, the official said, adding that the city police had increased security at the dumping points and on the beaches of Juhu and Girgaum, among others. , as a preventive measure.
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In 2019, the Port Trust banned the sinking of idols at Gateway Pier after a boat owned by the trust was damaged during the sinking in 2018. Prior to the ban, the sinking of idols servants up to four feet tall were allowed on site.
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