Articles tagged under: Ganesh Utsav

No murti visarjan in Sursagar lake this year in Vadodara

July 26, 2018
No murti visarjan in Sursagar lake this year in Vadodara

Vadodara: The city of Vadodara which is in a way the capital of Ganesh Utsav festivities in Gujarat will see a change in location of Ganesh murti Visarjan this year. As per the notification issued by city police commissioner Anupamsingh Gehlot, immersion in Sursagar lake will not be allowed this year. The notification also says that the allowed height of murti as well as tajiya for upcoming festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi and Muharram will be maximum 9 ft if made from paper. For thermocol ...Read More

11 including 4 from Ahmedabad dead, six injured in separate incidents during Ganesha idol immersion in Gujarat

September 05, 2017
11 including 4 from Ahmedabad dead, six injured in separate incidents during Ganesha idol immersion in Gujarat

Vadodara/Ahmedabad:      At least 11 people died and six others injured in different incidents during processions of immersion of Lord Ganesha idols across Gujarat today.       Of these 9 were caused by drowning while 2 by other reasons. Maximum 5 such death have been reported from Kheda district in Central Gujarat so far. There were some more unconfirmed reports of drowning from various places which might take the toll to an even higher number. Every year such incid...Read More

How Vadodara police completed the task of peaceful Ganesh visarjan procession

September 05, 2014

Vadodara, 5 September 2014 So after three incidents of violence related to Ganesh utsav, how Vadodara police completed the job of peaceful final procession on Ganesh visarjan day in Vadoara successfully? Three ideas worked mainly. -Junagadhi Ganesh procession was fast forwarded by police in sensitive area. Police didn't allow procession to stay in sensitive area for longer. -Shops on procession route in sensitive area were asked to remain close. -Police s...Read More

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