Dancing feet, Accompanying music, Masti, Mazaa and a Heavy heart, Mumbaikars bid adieu to favourite God – Ganpati Bappa in all its splendour & grandeur on 10th day of Ganpati Utsav. The site is amazing where huge Ganpati’s are taken to visarjan on huge trollies strolling on the Mumbai cities with lakhs of devotees following him.
There is a prayer on all the lips that following days are blessed by Bappa so that we had good year ahead to welcome him again next year. The final day of Ganeshotsav in Mumbai witness lakhs of people gather at the city’s Girgaum, Dadar and Juhu Chowpatty beaches. The famous Lalbaughcha Raja which sees tons of devotees visit it is one of the highlights of visarjan day as many devotees accompany it and other idols to the various beaches. Lalbaughcha Raja’s visarjan yatra starts at 9 AM in the morning and after covering the distance of few kilometers it reaches Dadar Chowpatti for Visarjan at 6 AM on the following day. The sight is to be seen it to believe it. People throng not only from various states across the country but from various nations who come to join the celebrations.
The police and lifeguards in the city will be on high alert as they try to maintain law and order as well as ensure that people do not drown in the waters as they immerse the idols.
Many television channels cover the visarjan so that people sitting in their homes can bid adieu to their favourite elephant God with lips on their prayers.