GANESH MANDAL

  • Uddhav Thackeray slams police commissioner for asking pandals to ensure women's safety September 8, 2013

    Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has criticised Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh's statement that Ganesh mandals should protect women devotees who come to seek blessings. "If Ganesh mandals have to protect the women devotees, then why is there a need for police?" Uddhav was quoted as saying in a statement issued...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: Maharashtra to withdraw cases against 155 mandals in Pune September 5, 2012

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to withdraw various cases filed against 155 Ganesh mandals from Pune while announcing relaxation of noise pollution norms for three days during the festival beginning on September 19. "The cases were filed for delaying the immersion procession, violating norms of playing traditional music instruments or...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi: women sculptors create idols September 1, 2011

    New Delhi: As the 10day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival kicks off on Thursday, the final touches are being given to a Ganpati idol. Leena Shinde is perhaps one of the few female sculptors of Ganesh idols in Maharashtra "This is my sole source of income," said Leena Shinde, idol maker. The...