Today in Ahmedabad, with Ganesh festival approach, AMC Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is making arrangements for security and immersion at Sabarmati river for the benefit of devotees.
Pravin Patel Standing Committee Chairman of informed that 15 to 20 artificial ponds at Sabarmati river bank for people to immerse Ganesh Idol made up of POP, Plaster of Paris, by AMC at the cost of Rs 70 to 80 lakhs. On every bride about 30 cranes will be placed for Ganesh immersion. Small Ganesh idols can be immersed in artificial ponds.
This Lok Manya Tilak competition for the best Ganesh Idol will be conducted and prize to the best idol maker will be awarded by AMC.
Artificial ponds at Sabarmati river bank for people to immerse Ganesh Idol made up of POP, Plaster of Paris, instead of directly immersing the idol in river water and causing harm to river water and fishes.