Mumbai: Amit Shah, wife offer prayers to Lord Ganesh
BJP President Amit Shah today offered prayers to Lord Ganesh at various places in Mumbai as part of the ongoing 10-day Ganesh festival. Shah and his wife arrived in Mumbai post-noon and were received at the airport by the party's city unit chief Ashish Shelar. The BJP chief visited a Ganpati Mandal in Bandra, headed by Shelar, to have 'darshan' of Lord Ganesh.
Visit to Thackeray's residence not part of Shah's schedule: Sources
A visit to the residence of ally Shiv Sena's chief Uddhav Thackeray, who also resides in Bandra, was not part of the BJP President's schedule, the party sources said. Shah then visited Shri Siddhivinayak temple in Prabhadevi and the Lalbaghcha Raja (most famous public Ganpati idol) Ganesh Mandal. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis accompanied Shah during the Ganesh Mandal and temple visits.