Ganesh Mandals in Mumbai are ready to start their Ganeshotsav celebrations from 5 September 2016, on Ganesh Chaturthi. Many Ganpati Mandals have come up with excellent, new themes for this Ganpati Festival.
The main objective of this article is to provide a list of popular Ganesh pandals or famous ganesh mandals in Mumbai for Ganesh Chaturthi. It is mainly aimed at 2016 Ganesh Utsav festival. Ganeshotsav ends on September 15 with Ganesh Visarjan on Anant Chaturdasi.
Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh mandal, Girgaoncha Raja Ganesh, GSB Seva Mandal Ganpati are among the hugely popular Ganesh mandals in Mumbai. Please update with other Ganesh mandals’ information so that we can publish it in Hindupad. Here is the list…
Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh
Lalbaugcha Raja Ganpati, situated near Lower Parel, is the most famous Ganesh and one of the rich Ganesh mandals in Mumbai. In 2016, Lalbaugcha Raja Ganpati Mandal is trying to get a huge sum as insurance cover.
This year, the organizers set air cooling enclosures for the devotees who will wait for several hours to get the darshan of Lalbaugcha Raja Ganpati. As per the official website of Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvanajik Ganeshotsav Mandal…
“lalbaugcha raja (The Emperor of Lalbaug)” is name of the popular Ganesh Idol of “lalbaugcha raja sarvajanik ganeshotsav mandal”. The Mandal, formerly known as “Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal, Lalbaug” was founded in the year 1934, at its existing place.
With the consistent efforts & support of the then local Councilor, Late Shri. Kuwarji Jethabhai Shah, Dr. V. B. Korgaonkar and the local residents, the landlord Rajabai Tayyabali agreed to give a plot for construction of a market.
Ganesh Galli Ganpati, Lalbaug Sarvajanik Utsav Mandal, Ganeshgalli (Mumbai Cha Raja)
Ganesh Galli Ganpati, located near Parel, is the most popular Ganpati pandal which is known for its unique theme every year. For 2014, Mumbaicha Raja Ganesh Mandal becomes the replica of Jejuri Khandoba Temple.
For Ganesh Chaturthi 2012, Ganesh Galli mandal has become a replica of Pashupatinath Temple.
For Ganesh Chaturthi 2011, Ganeshgalli Ganpati Mandal will have the theme of Srisailam Mallikarjuna swamy Temple of Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh.
For 2010, organizers decorated Ganesh Galli Pandal as Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple. As per the official website of Lalbaug Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal, Ganeshgalli….
Everyone in the area as well as those associated with LSUM are proud to have ‘Mumbai Cha Raja’ award. All people had one voice & wanted to keep this name ‘Mumbai Cha Raja’ as a permanent tag for Ganesh Galli’s Ganesh idol
Khetwadi Cha Raja Ganpati, Sarvajanik Shree Ganeshotsav Mandal, Khetwadi (Khetwadi Cha Ganraj)
Khetwadicha Raja Ganpati of Sarvajanik Shree Ganeshotsav Mandal, located in Khetwadi Grant Road, is studded with gold and diamond work, with tusks of pure gold. For 2014 Ganesh Chaturthi, Khetwadicha Raja Ganpati idol was the largest Ganesh idol in Mumbai. It is designed as a Child Ganesha balancing on an elephant’s trunk.
Located at 12th Lane, Khetwadi (Girgaum, South Mumbai), will host a Deep mahal theme with 10,001 artificial diyas embedded in walls.
Ganeshotsav of G S B Seva Mandal, King Circle, Wadala, Matunga
This Ganesh idol is also known as Mumbai’s Gold Ganesha. Ganpati idol of G S B Ganesh Mandal is very popular for its gold jewelry worth of over 10 crores. In 2014, GSB Seva Mandal has got 259-crore rupees of insurance coverage.
GSB Seva Mandal Ganpati is the costliest Ganesha in Mumbai and as well as in India.
Adorned with 61 kilograms of gold and more than 300 kilograms of silver, GSB Seva’s Ganesh idol will remain for first five days of Ganesh festival. The height of the idol is 20 feet. For more details, go through the official website of G S B Seva Mandal, Mumbai.
Chandanwadi Ganpati, Kalbadevi (Tallest Ganesh idol in Mumbai)
Chandanwadi Ganesh idol, located at Kalbadevi, was the tallest Ganpati idol in Mumbai for last year’s Ganesh Chaturthi. This is also considered as one of the Tallest Ganesha idols in Mumbai.
This 23-foot Ganesh idol was accompanied by an eagle for Ganesh Chaturthi 2011.
Bal Gopal Mitra Mandal, Vile Parle (Vile Parlecha Peshwa Ganpati)
Bal Gopal Mitra Mandal of Vile Parle, popularly known as Vile Parlecha Peshwa Ganpati Mandal, established in 1989, is celebrating its 27th year of Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav in 2016. As per the official website of Bal Gopal Mitra Mandal….
Bal Gopal Mitra Mandal was established in 1989 with the cultural vision of celebrating the Ganesh festival. In the beginning two boys sold all their old news papers to buy an idol worth Rs. 8 from the Vile Parle market that was for one and a half day and now that small plant had turned in to big and a strong tree. Our ganesh mandal had introduced the historical changes in the making of Sarvajanik Ganesh Idol. As a result of this our Mandal is one of the most famous and a part of the top ten ganesh mandal in Mumbai.
Girgaoncha Raja Ganpati, Nikadvari Lane Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal, Girgaon
This ganesh mandal is located at Charni Road Railway Station. Popularly known as Girgaoncha Raja Ganpati, Nikadvari Lane Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal’s Ganesh idol, was established in 1938 by Ramchandra Tendulkar. The eco-friendly Ganesh idol made of Shadu clay with nearly 25-feet height is the unique feature of Girgaoncha Raja Ganpati.
Tejukaya Cha Raja Ganesh – Tejukaya Mansion Ganeshotsav Mandal, Mumbai
Tejukaya Mansion Ganeshotsav Mandal Ganpati, popularly known as Tejukaya Cha Raja Ganesh, is one of the Ganesh mandals in Mumbai that erect the pandal with innovative themes. For 2014 Ganesh Chaturthi utsav, Tejukaya Cha Raja Ganesh Mandal has came up with the contemporary social problem…
Andheri Cha Raja Ganpati – Azad Nagar Sarvajanik Utsav Samitee Ganeshotsav
Azad Nagar Sarvajanik Utsav Samitee Ganeshotsav Ganpati in Mumbai, popularly known as Andheri Cha Raja Ganesh, is yet another spectacular celebration home for Lord Ganesh for Ganesh Chaturthi 2014. For Ganeshotsav 2014, Andhericha Raja Ganesh Mandal has turned into Mysore Palace.
Also popular as Navsala Pavnara Ganapati, this Ganesh Mandal has come up with ancient holy destination, Akshardham Temple …. Read more about Andheri Cha Raja Ganesh here…
Girgaon Keshavji Naik Chawl Ganesh Mandal
Girgaon Keshavji Naik Chawl Ganesh Mandal in Mumbai is the oldest Ganpati pandal in Maharashtra & as well as in India as the first Public or Sarvajanik Ganesh festival was celebrated here. Initiated in the year of 1893, Keshavji Naik Chawl Ganesh Mandal has also witnessed a multitude of social … Read more about this Ganeshotsav here
Fort Vibhag Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal, South Mumbai
Fort Vibhag Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal of South Mumbai (opposite the GPO) has came up with a colourful theme for 2014 Ganpati Chaturthi festival.
Well-known for its creative designs & innovative themes, this Ganesh mandal has recreated the Kedarnath..