The Lord Ganapati or Ganesh Festival is a major Hindu festival which is celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout India but in Mumbai it assumes special significance because of the scale at which the celebrations take place. It is quite an experience to see the towering idols snaking their way through the crowded streets of the […]
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At Mumbai’s Chowpatty Beach, sea facing buildings tower over an effigy of ‘Ravana’ waiting to be burnt to symbolize the victory of good over evil. The paradox of India is its extreme disparity. While poverty is a fact of everyday life, the real estate prices are sky-high, perhaps higher than first world cities.