Nagpur Municipal Corporation has made arrangements by creating 350 artificial tanks zone-wise in the city for immersion of Ganesh idols at the end of ten-day Ganesh festival which is beginning from August 31.
It will also make arrangements for immersion of idols at squares and grounds by creating artificial tanks as well as creating iron tanks at Futala, Gandhisagar, Sonegaon, Sakkardara and other lakes with the facility of ‘kalash’ for throwing garlands, flowers and other pooja materials. Moreover, it will put up iron barricades at the artificial tanks. Workers of NMC and volunteers would collect the waste materials from ‘kalash’ put up at immersion places and make arrangements for highmast lights.
The number of artificial tanks will be: 34 in Laxminagar zone, Dharampeth zone – 63, Hanuman Nagar zone – 44. Dhantoli zone – 36, Nehru Nagar zone – 44, Gandhibag zone – 38, Satranjipura zone – 26, Lakadganj zone – 20, Ashinagar zone – 13 and Mangalwari zone – 32.
The places where immersion arrangements would be made are: Laxminagar zone – Near Rajiv Gandhi statue, Ajni Chowk, Dhantoli garden, Volleyball ground East Laxminagar, Ujjwalnagar Durga ground, Chhatrapati Nagar, hanuman Mandir, Sonegaon tank, MIG Trimurti Nagar, NIT Colony, Pratapnagar, Skating ground, Orbitral Colony, Ekatmata Nagar, jaitala and Rajendra Nagar ground.
Dharampeth zone: Dhaba Hanuman Mandir, Neem Park Friends Colony, Ambazari Overflow Point, Futala lake ground, Ramnagar, Madhav Nagar, Tilak Nagar ground, Ravinagar Colony, Ramdaspeth Lendra Park, Kiran Nagar ground, Vishnu Ki Rasoi, Shivaji Nagar Hall, Children’s Park and Yashwant stadium.
Hanuman Nagar zone: Mhalgi Nagar NMC School, Nandlal Sahu Sanskritik Hallm behind Nasre Hall, Narsala, Sambhaji Nagar Water Tank, Tukdoji Chowk, Rajiv Gandhi Park, near Kamble’s House, Kabaddi8 ground Ganesh Nagar, Reshimbag, Chandan Nagar Ram Mandir, Siddheshwar Hall, Manewada Square, Ladikar Layout,. Ayodhya Nagar Hanuman Mandir, near Gajanan School, Manewada Square, Abhay Nagar, Ring Road Lav-KLush Nagar, Hudkeshwar Police Station Road and Uday Nagar Chowk.
Dhantoli zone: Agyaram Devi Chowk, inside Bal Bhavan Park, Model Mill Chowk, Ganpati Mandir (near Tilak statue, Gandhisagar), inside Jhulelal Mandir, near Garam Pani Road Zhumbar, Ajni Police Station, near Manavta School, Bhagwan Nagar, Balaji Nagar, Ramkrishna Society Samaj Bhavan, Mahajan Flour Mill and near Chichbhvan Corporation School.
Nehru Nagar zone: Damodar Lawns Kharbi Road, Chaitanyeshwar Road Nagoba mandir, near NMC School Wathoda, Sangharsha Nagar Shitala Mata Mandir, Women’s College, Gurudevo Nagar Garden, Sadbhavna Nagar, Shankar Murti Nandanvan, near Office of Kishor Kumeria, near Office of Rekha Sakore, Sahakar Nagar, Yogeshwar Nagar, Kirtinagar Mahakalkar Complex, Sakkardara Lake Garden, near Sakkardara tank, Bollywood Centre Point, Mahakalkar Hall and Ashirwad Nagar.
Gandhibag zone: Kashibai Mandir Sant Gulab Baba, near house of Hedgewar, Shivaji Statue in front of Gadkari Wada, Bhonsle Vihar Colony, near Tilak Statue, Chitanavispura School, near Chitnis Park, near Gandhibag Garden, near Gangotri Bar, near Lal School Geetanjali, Marwadi Chawl, Gandhibag Bhavsar Chowk, Itwari Wholesale Market, near Chandrahas Beer Bar, near Lakdipul and Hanuman Chowk.
Satranjipura zone: Mangalwari Tank vicinity, Naik tank vicinity.
Lakadganj zone: Tukaramnagar Hanuman Mandir Nagar Chowk, near Gotmare House Kalamna, Talmale Layout, behind Netaji Subhashchandra Bose School, Prajapati Nagar, Sardar Patel Ground, Fule Samaj Bhavan Hiwri Nagar, Shiv Mandir Hiwri Nagar, Vyankatesh Colony, RTO Ground Dipty Signal, Suryanagar Hanuman Mandir, Subhash Nagar Pavansut Hanuman Mandir, Annab hau Sathe Ground, Mankar Wadi and Lal School Pardi.
Ashinagar zone: near Samata Nagar Nullah Bridge, near Barud Company Mandir Nanded, Sahayog Nagar, Vinobha Bhave Nagar, Shivaji Chowk, Yashodhara Nagar Shitala Mata Mandir Mahendra Nagar, Maharshiu Dayanand Park, Buddh Park and near Gurunanakpura Garden.
Mangalwari zone: Sindhunagar Society Jaripatka, Ambedkar Park Amarjyoti Nagar, Nara, Police Line Takli Tank, Rathi Groun d Zingabai Takli and Gorewada Lake.
Nagpur Municipal Corporation authorities have appealed to citizens to immerse the idols at such arrangements made specially for them.