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Updated at: Aug 30, 2022 23:32 IST
Ganesh Chaturthi 2022: Journey of Lalbaugcha Raja through the years
It's finally that time of the year when Ganesh Chaturthi, the 10-day-long festival, is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of the Hindu deity, Lord Ganesha. The occasion is a loved and respected festival in India and celebrated with gusto by all. With 2022 bringing back the Ganesh Chaturthi festivities following 2-year-long COVID induced hiatus, preparations are in full swing across the nation. For the festivities, people bring Lord Ganesh idols to their homes, observe fasts, prepare mouth-watering delicacies, and visit pandals during this festival. Speaking about the celebrations, there’s just one name that comes to mind, the iconic Ganesh Mandal of Mumbai, Lalbaugcha Raja, which has been wooing millions of believers every year. It is famous for being one of the largest and oldest Ganpatis in the city but also for being a Navsacha Ganpati. On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, let's take a look at the magnificent journey of Lalbaugcha Raja in pictures from 1934 to 2021.