Silver Ganesha idol installed in Vadodara

In a first for the city, a Ganesh idol made out of silver has been installed by a mandal in Vadodara.

Last Updated: Sep 13, 2010, 20:36 PM IST

Vadodara: In a first for the city, a Ganesh idol made out of silver has been installed by a mandal in Harinagar area.

Sejal Vyas of the Harinagar Mandal claimed that it is for the first time a silver idol worth Rs 1.5 lakh having gold ornaments of Rs 3.5 lakh has been installed. Moreover, the donor of the ornaments has preferred to remain anonymous, Sejal said.

The idol would be immersed in Arabian sea on September 22nd, Sejal said heavy police security has been provided at the mandal.

PTI