Launch of ‘My Vasundhara Eco-Friendly Domestic Ganeshotsav Competition’

Mumbai: The ‘My Vasundhara Eco-Friendly Domestic Ganeshotsav Competition 2021’ organized by ‘Lok Satta’, ‘Maharashtra Pollution Control Board’ and ‘Department of Environment and Climate Change’ has started. Individuals who decorate eco-friendly Ganesh idols by using eco-friendly materials around them can participate in this competition.

Competitions will be held in Mumbai, Nashik, Pune, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar and Nagpur divisions and prizes will be given by divisions. Since the onset of Corona infection, many Ganesha devotees have started celebrating Ganeshotsav simply by bringing eco-friendly idols. Environmental awareness among the citizens is also increasing as they are feeling the effects of pollution. With the ban on environmentally hazardous items like plastics, thermocol, Ganesha devotees have come up with many ingenious ways of decorating. This competition is organized to give more impetus to this creativity.

To participate

For the competition, three to four color photographs of eco-friendly Ganeshotsav should be sent to the office of Loksatta by September 20. Photographs should be taken separately on all three sides. Ganesha idols, makhras, etc. should be clearly visible in it. Photos and information can also be sent to the email id [email protected] Photographs received late will not be considered for the competition. Ganesha idols and decorations should also be eco-friendly. Plastic and thermocol should not be used. Each photograph should be accompanied by a brief list of the contestant’s name, address, contact number, e-mail ID, and a list of materials used for decoration. The decision of the examiners will be final.


First prize of Rs. 9,999

Second prize of Rs. 6,666

Special award of Rs

The winners will be given cash, badges and certificates.

For more information contact: Loksatta Brand Department, 7th Floor, Mafatlal Center, Nariman Point, Mumbai.

Mobile No. 9773154924.

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