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This year's eco-ganpati wants sanitation and respect for home-makers

DNA, 25 August 2014


Eco-friendly ganpatis are gaining solid ground across Mumbai, especially housing societies, who have come up with innovative themes and eco-friendly idols to spread awareness about social issues.


From the last 36 years, members of the Rustom Rahivashi Ganeshotsav Mandal have been painting their four-and-a-half foot Ganesh idol on their building wall. This eco-friendly Ganpati is made of water colours, chalk and pencils and their theme this year is 'sanitation.'


"The trend of 'sulabh sauchalay' has died down. We need to give it importance, especially for womenfolk," said Raju Kamasala, member of the Mandal, situated at Lower Parel in Peninsula Corporate Park. Read more....