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Volunteers of NGO and Mumbaikars take part in beach clean-up drive at Dadar chowpatty after immersion of Lord Ganesha idols during Anant Chaturdashi.
Ashish Shelar and Vikas Mahante, a lookalike of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also participated in the beach clean-up drive.
After a gap of two years, Ganpati or Ganesh festival was celebrated without any pandemic-related restrictions this year.
More than 1.93 lakh idols were immersed in Mumbai during the ten-day Ganesh festival which concluded on Friday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
A total of 1,93,062 idols, including 6,795 idols of Goddess Gauri, were immersed this year in the city, the civic body said.
This was 17 per cent increase over 2021 when 1,65,040 Ganesh and Gauri idols had been immersed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the BMC said.