Mumbai: The tenth day of Ganeshotsav will see people bidding adieu to the elephant god. With the entire Mumbai city gearing up for the Ganpati Visarjan on September 23, that is, Sunday, the Mumbai Police have chalked out a map, highlighting the no-go areas and the roads which will remain closed on account of the festival which will end today. Also Read - Sharad Pawar Warns Centre To Take Back Farm Laws As Massive Crowd Turns Up in Mumbai's Farmers Rally
The Mumbai Police have also sent a notification asking people to maintain law and order during the immersion of the Ganpati. As many as 162 idol immersion spots are present in the city. Some of them are- Girgaum Chowpatty, Dadar, Juhu, Versova and Powai. Almost all the idol immersion spots have several CCTV cameras in place to check any untoward situation. Also Read - TRP Scam: Arnab Goswami Paid me Rs 40 Lakhs to Fix Ratings, Says BARC ex-CEO Partho Dasgupta
At least 50,000 police personnel including those from specialised units like Force One, Quick Response Teams (QRT), Anti-Terrorism Cells (ATC) would be deployed, said Mumbai police spokesperson DCP Manjunath Singe on Friday. Apart from that, the Mumbai police will also use drones as well as a large network of over 5,000 CCTV cameras to maintain vigil during the immersion of Ganesha idols. Also Read - Thousands of Maharashtra Farmers Reach Mumbai to Protest Agri Laws, to Hold Rally at Azad Maidan Today
Check out the list of all the roads that will be closed and have one-way routes for today’s Ganpati Visarjan:
Here are some other routes which will also be closed during today’s Ganpati Visarjan- V P Road will be closed from Cawasji Patel Tank to S.V.P. Road junction and its Jn. with Dr.Bhadkamkar Marg ( Lamington Road), Shivaji Park Road No. 3 will be closed from its junction with Gokhale Road (North) to its junction with Nyaymurti Ranade Road, Juhu Road, North bound will be closed from its junction with Santacruz Police Station to Link and Grant Road Bridge will be closed for West bound vehicular traffic i.e. “No Entry” among many others.