Wadala GSB Ganesh Utsav
The Ganesh utsav of G.S.B. Sarvajanik Ganeshotsava Samiti Wadala is one of the most popular festivals in Mumbai and is also one of the richest Ganpati idols in the city. The G.S.B Ganesh idol hosted at the Dwarakanath Bhavan at Wadala near Dadar TT has a history of more than 50 years. The first Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav was held here in 1955.
G.S.B. Sarvajanik Ganeshotsava celebrations is noted for the use of eco-friendly materials and methods including the huge clay idol. The idol is usually adorned with 60 kilograms of gold and 175 kilograms of silver. The golden crown on the idol weighs around 22 kg.
The samiti is also in the front of philanthropic activities which includes offering Educational Aid, Scholarship to students, feeding the poor, medical assistance to needy and deserving. The trust regularly contributes to a number of institutions engaged in Human Relief Activities apart from directly promoting Educational and Welfare Activities.
During the 10-day festival people can conduct poojas and perform various rituals and contribute to the Anna Daana Seva – food distribution to all.
Click on the link for video of Ganesh aarti: http://youtu.be/MxK5uLSyhAk
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