GOA: An artificial makeshift pond located next to the Bodgeshwar temple in Mapusa will be used as an immersion spot for Ganesh idols in order to avoid crowding at other water bodies in Mapusa.
“The idea of the first-of-its kind pond was conceptualised by the Mapusa municipality in order to avoid crowding at the Tar river. It has has been constructed by the municipality in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Mapusa,” chairperson of the Mapusa Municipal Council (MMC), Ryan Braganza. Braganza said the 20x7m and four feet deep pond will be able to accommodate around 700 Ganesh idols. The MMC chief has appealed to people to coordinate with their respective ward councillors for the immersion of idols.
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