Metro barricades to be removed during Ganesh Chaturthi

On August 5, the coordination committee demanded to examine the work on the Metro operations in the city. Several officials were present at the location and examined the roads of Mumbai which have paths of arrival and immersion during Ganesh Chaturthi.

Metro barricades to be removed during Ganesh Chaturthi

Every year, Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival that is much awaited by all alike. This year, MMRDA and BMC have decided to remove all Metro barricades for the arrival of Lord Ganesha. MMRDA and BMC have formed a Coordination Committee and have assured that wherever possible, the barricades of Metro will be removed to avoid any inconvenience to Lord Ganesha devotees.

During which, the roads where the construction of Metro is underway were examined. Amongst which, Jagannath Shankarsheth Road, Thakur Dwar, Lamington Road, Gritter Road, Guild Tank Tank, Mumbai Central, Nayar Hospital, Jacob Circle, Worli Naka, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Dadar's Gokhale Road, Ranade Road, Mahim Sitladevi Marg etc. were inspected as they are the arrivals and immersion paths during Ganesh Chaturthi. Currently, the construction work of Metro is ongoing in those places.

Naresh Dahibavkar, the head of the Coordination Committee stated that the roads will be open for Ganesh Chaturthi and the barricades of Metro rail paths will also be shifted for Ganesh Chaturthi. He also assured that the potholes caused in the roads due to the construction work will also be fixed. 

As the Ganesh idols will arrive after August 26 and other holidays, Dahibavkar assured that the route will be converted in a one-way if need be. He also requested the devotees to ensure that the arrival of these Ganesh idols happens on holidays to assure efficient working.

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