G S B Seva Mandal Ganapati 2011 Photo – Golden Ganesh at King Circle in Mumbai

GSB Seva Sadan Mandal is an organization founded by the Gowd Saraswat Brahmin community from Karnataka and the G S B Ganapati is popularly known as Golden Ganesha of Mumbai Ganesh Chaturthi Puja. G S B Ganapati 2011 is the 57th year of Ganeshotsava celebrations of the GSB Seva Mandal at King Circle in Wadala (Matunga), Mumbai.
GSB Seva Mandal Ganesha is adorned with more than 60 kgs of gold and 250 kgs of silver and is undoubtedly the costliest Ganesha in Mumbai. It is also among the tallest Ganapati idols in Mumbai.
The crown of the Matunga Ganesha is made out of 22 kilograms of gold. Gold adorns the ears, feet, hands and trunk of the idol. Apart from this there are gold flowers, embroidery, necklace, a cobra and throne with lions on either side.
"The Ganpati adorns 60-65 kgs of gold, 250 kgs of silver which amounts to not less than 10 crores of rupees (100 million rupees). All this has been made possible by the devotees whose prayers and wishes have been answered," said Satish Nayak, Trustee, Gowd Saraswat Brahmin (GSB), Seva Mandal, Wadala, Mumbai.