Mumbai: The celebrations for Ganesh Chaturthi are in full swing in Mumbai, and the entire city is immersed in the festive spirit. Several Bollywood celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kartik Aryan, Adah Sharma are visiting the iconic Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja each day. Now, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani visited the holy site with wife Nita Ambani, mother Kokilaben Ambani and younger son Anant Ambani, daughter Isha Ambani and Anant's to-be-bride Radhika Merchant. The family is quite devotional and is often seen offering prayers at popular temple across India. The family reached to seek blessings from Lalbaugcha Raja amid high security.
Sudhir Salvi, Secretary of Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal lauded industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s youngest son Anant Ambani for his support towards the Lalbaug committee’s activities. He said, “Anant Seth Ambani and the entire Ambani family seek blessings from Lalbaugcha Raja every Ganeshotsav. His benevolent contributions have allowed us to pursue various charitable endeavours."
"Lalbaugcha Raja’s dialysis centre has received over 24 dialysis machines from the Reliance foundation. Anant Ambani has also contributed to the Rugna Sahayya Nidhi Yojna aimed at aiding surgeries in neighbouring hospitals. The devastating floods in 2021 affected several cities in Maharashtra including Raigad, Ratnagiri and Satara. Our team was able provide flood relief items to those affected due to generous donations by Anant Ambani," added Sudhir.
The father-son duo sought the blessings of Lord Ganesha and offered their prayers to the Almighty. Well, not just this, the business magnate also offered a huge garland adorned with hundreds of Rs. 2000 notes, which grabbed many eyebrows. It was indeed a beautiful gesture on behalf of Mukesh and Anant Ambani.
Lalbaugcha Raja pandal has completes its 90 years of devotion towards lord Ganesha. The history of the Lalbaugcha Raja is quite famous as it is the popular Ganesh idol of Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal and has become a place of worship founded in 1934. This year the pandal completes nine decades of celebration.
Ganesh Chaturthi remains the most celebrated festival in Maharashtra, for which tourist from abroad also pay their visit and pandal hopping becomes the sport in the state.