Bappa’s Overpriced Celebration
Ganesh celebration is considered to be incomplete without musical instruments. However, this Ganesh festival, devotees will have to shell out more money for the same. As prices of raw material- which is needed to make dholki- have gone up, it has increased the prices of these instruments. Lalbaug- Parel is the area where these instruments are widely used & are available. According to artisans, repairing the dholki costs Rs 500- 1500 while buying new dholki costs more than Rs 1500.