Lalbaugcha Raja immersed after a 21-hour-long procession

Devotees in lakhs gathered to bid farewell to their deity at Girgaon Chowpatty late on Sunday night and wee hours of Monday as Ganesh Chaturthi 2018 came to an end

Lalbaugcha Raja immersed after a 21-hour-long procession

Every year, people in lakhs come to watch their beloved deity (Lord Ganesha) immersed in the Arabian Sea across several beaches in Mumbai. However, the most prominent spot for the devotees to gather is Girgaon Chowpatty in South Mumbai.

The Ganeshotsav ended with the immersion of Mumbai’s Lalbaugcha Raja. The idol was immersed after a 21-hour-long procession on Monday morning at 9:00 AM. People in huge numbers gathered at Girgaon beach to bid the last farewell to their deity. People from the Koli community immersed the idol carrying it on their boats. 

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Lalbaugcha Raja started the immersion procession on Sunday morning at 10:30 AM with a massive crowd following their deity. To get the last glimpse of Lalbaugcha Raja, devotees get on the roads which makes the pace of the procession very slow.