Khattar gali, Girgaon
The mandal was created in 1965 with an aim to create social awareness by a gathering.
History: The mandal was created in 1965 with an aim to create social awareness by a gathering.
The 12-ft Ganesh idols are attractive and are believed to enchant the devotees by the eye charm. Along with the Ganesh utsav, the mandal heads other socially driven project for local people with very little finance.
Help line: With the help of volunteers and enthusiastic neighborhood the mandal manages to help the people who come to visit the ganpati. Apart from this they do not have any help line.
Facilities: Basic facilities that are provided by the mandal during are Prasad and water. On the occasion of the festival they have contest for children and the Bhajan mandal sings for the Ganpati.
Peak hours: 7pm to 12 am
Security: No special CCTV cameras or metal detectors are installed, as the pandel does not have a queue system.
Specialty: For the last ten years the mandal has been organizing blood donation camps in association with Nair hospital. The Mandal has set up a medication camp in a school in Shrivardhan in Raigad. The mandal has also started a test laboratory at cheaper rates for needy people.
How to get there: Best bus nos 66, 69, and 65. Churney Road station is the nearest rail station.
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