Adorned With 69 Kg Gold & 336 Kg Silver, Mumbai’s Richest Ganpati Unveiled At Matunga

by Tooba Shaikh
Adorned With 69 Kg Gold & 336 Kg Silver, Mumbai’s Richest Ganpati Unveiled At Matunga

Ganeshotsav is finally here and the entire country is gearing up to celebrate the elephant-headed god with pomp and splendour. Recently, Mumbai’s richest Ganpati was recently unveiled and devotees are flocking to the pandal to get the blessings of the lord. This pandal has been organised by the GSB Seva Mandal and the idol itself is beautiful! Here are all the details that you should know about the pandal if you plan on visiting it.

Mumbai’s Richest Ganpati Unveiled At Matunga

This particular Ganpati pandal is located at Matunga, near King’s Circle. The idol will be adorned with a total of 336 kg of silver and 69 kg of gold. This makes it the richest Ganpati in the city of Mumbai. Devotees can visit the pandal from September 19 to 23 and receive blessings.

According to an article recently published by BQ Prime, the idol was installed on Monday. The idol is also termed the ‘Navsala Pavnaara Vishwacha Raja’ which translates to the king of the world who fulfils one’s wishes.

The idol is insured for a whopping ₹360.40 crores. The article even stated that each year, the pandal witnesses a footfall of around six lakh devotees. The idol is insured by The New India Insurance Co. Ltd.

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How To Reach The Pandal If You Want To Visit

The pandal is being organised and maintained by the GSM Seva Mandal based in Mumbai. If you’re planning to visit the pandal, you may reach it either by train or by road. The closest train station to the pandal is King’s Circle on the Harbour Line.

However, if you’re travelling by the Central line, you may alight at the Sion station. If you’re travelling via the Western line, you may have to alight at the Dadar station and either switch to the Harbour or the Central line.

By road, Eastern Express Highway will get you to the Pandal the quickest if you’re heading from the Thane side.

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Cover Image Credits: @gsbsevamandalmumbai/Instagram