Mumbai’s most popular Ganesha idol Lalbaugcha Raja is attracting students through its educational trust, the Lalbaugcha Raja Prabodhini.
It all started in 2006 by Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshtosav Mandal to undertake educational activities. The trust runs a library located near Lalbaug Market. The library consists of a reading hall and also has a book lending facility.
The library is known as the Swatantryaveer Savarkar Library & Reference Book Bank initially had 2000 members, now has 80000 members. The library had 5000 books when it started and now has over 1 lakh books. The library organizers promise that the book will be available in 48 hours in case if anybody need it and if it’s not in their collection
The library caters several books related to UPSC, MPSC, banking, computer and various entrance exams.