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Prayers in the pandemic: Mumbai prepares for Ganesh Chaturthi festival

Ganeshotsav, Mumbai's biggest annual festival, will shrink beyond recognition this year in response to pandemic restrictions and pinched spending power

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Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations | Mumbai | Ganesh

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 



People shopping at a market ahead of Chaturthi festival in Mumbai

People shopping at a market ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai 1 / 8

Actress Shilpa Shetty carries an idol of Lord Ganesha from Santosh Kambli Workshop

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty carries an idol of Lord Ganesha from Santosh Kambli Workshop 2 / 8

People shopping in rain at Dadar for the upcoming festival

People shopping in rain at Dadar for the upcoming festival 3 / 8

A girl looks at an idol of the Hindu God Ganesha at a workshop

A girl looks at an idol of the Hindu God Ganesha at a workshop 4 / 8

Marathi actress Prarthana Behere poses with Ganpati idol as she paints it at her residence in Mumbai

Marathi actress Prarthana Behere poses with Ganpati idol as she paints it at her residence in Mumbai 5 / 8

A woman packs an idol of Lord for delivery ahead of the festival

 A lady packing the idol of Lord Ganesh for delivery ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi Festival 6 / 8

Artists Shruti Shirke (top right) along with her team made a mosaic portrait of Lord using paper flower

Artists Shruti Shirke (top right) along with her team made a mosaic portrait of Lord Ganesh using paper flower 7 / 8

An Artist Rajesh Jadhav painting an idol designed to show Ganesha stepping on Coronavirus at Chichpokli workshop in Mumbai

An Artist Rajesh Jadhav painting an idol designed to show Ganesha stepping on Coronavirus at Chichpokli workshop in Mumbai 8 / 8


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First Published: Fri, August 21 2020. 14:50 IST

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