Ganesh Visarjan Arragament by Nashik Police – 2014
Flag march by city police on visarjan route held
The Ganesh idols’ immersion (visarjan) procession will begin amid the beating of dhol and tashas on Monday through the main roads of the city. The city police have geared up and made complete arrangements for a peaceful procession. A flag march was held on Sunday morning by the police force on the procession route.
The flag march began from Vakdi Barav in old Nashik at 12 noon. It proceeded through Dadasaheb Phalke road, Mahatma Phule market, Badshahi lodge corner, Vijayanand theatre, Gadge Maharaj statue, GH Deshpande road, Dhumal point, Sangli bank signal, Mahatma Gandhi road, Meher signal, Ashok Stambh, Raviwar Karanja, Holkar bridge, Malegaon stand, Panchavati Karanja, Malviya chowk, Kapaleshwar temple, vegetable market and concluded at Mhasoba Patangan.
Deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Avinash Bargal, senior police inspector Madhukar Kad, Hemant Somvanshi and several police personnel participated in the flag march, the routine exercise before a major event. The show of strength aims at deterring the anti-social elements from playing any mischief. 120 officers, 3,000 police on duty today.
In order to avoid any untoward incident, the city police have planned a strict bandobast during the Ganesh visarjan procession. Around 120 officers and 3000 police personnel will be on streets to maintain law and order.
The deployment includes four deputy police superintendents, 700 male and 200 female homeguards, 150 male police recruits from Jalna, 50 female recruits from Nagpur, SRPF’s one company of 100 personnel in addition to 35 police inspectors, 90 police sub-inspectors, assistant police inspectors from the city, 700 police employees as well as 120 male and 41 female personnel from Nashik police commissionerate.
Deputy police commissioner Avinash Bargal and assistant police commissioner Ravindra Wadekar will supervise the vigil on Ganesh mandals in Circle one comprising of Bhadrakali, Sarkarwada, Panchavati, Gangapur and Adgaon police station areas. Deputy police commissioner Vijay Patil, assistant police commissioner Hemraj Singh Rajput will supervise procession activities in Circle two comprising of Nashik Road, Deolali Camp, Satpur, Ambad, Indiranagar and Upanagar police stations. Similarly, deputy police commissioner from police commissionerate, Nisar Tamboli, crime branch’s Sandip Diwan, assistant police commissioner Pankaj Dahane, Rashmi Nandedkar and all senior officers and police employees are maintaining a strict vigil in the city. Nashikites are all set to bid a grand adieu to their beloved Ganapati Bappa today on the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi. The ten-day festival will end with the immersion of domestic and public Ganesh idols. The civic as well as police administrations have geared up to maintain peace during procession and immersion. CCTV surveillance is being maintained in various parts of the procession route to monitor the procession. Bands, DJs and dhol troupes are all set to make the procession memorable. Lokmat News Network
Nashik, Sept 7
The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has set up 41 artificial ponds for Ganesh immersion. This initiative has been prominently taken to avoid the mass pollution of Godavari’s waters on Anant Chaturdashi day.
The artificial ponds have been set up in each division and NMC employees will be stationed at each of these ponds. Ganesh idols brought for immersion will be accepted at these ponds. The NMC has also taken up the responsibility of collecting Nirmalya.
The areas where NMC has set up artificial ponds are Ramdas Swaminagar, Sainath chowk (Indiranagar), Kishornagar (Ranenagar), near Shri Ekmukhi Datta Mandir, Gharpure Ghat, Hanuman Ghat (Ashok Stambh), Chopda Lawns bridge, Chavan colony, Forest nursery bridge, Yeolekar Mala, Donde bridge, Shivsatya arts and sports center ground, Mahatmanagar water tank, New Pandit colony, near Gaikwadnagar school, Sitasarovar (Mhasrul), near Rajmata Mangal Karyalaya (Waghadi river), Datta chowk, Ramwadi, Chinchaban, Tapovan, Kapila Sangam, Ram Kund, Laxman Kund, Mhasoba Patangan, Talkuteshwar temple, RTO office, Konarknagar, Adgaon, Ambad link road, Anandwalli village, Someshwar temple, Gangapur waterfalls, Aasarambapu bridge, Deolaligaon, Chehedi, Vadnergaon, Vihitgaon, Shikharewadi, Narayanbapu chowk, Chehedi playground, Nisarga Upchar Kendra, Jai Bhavani road and Nashik Road.