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Siddhivinayak gets `34,500 shares during Sensex’s 5K-pt rise

DNMUM402608 | 12/8/2017 | Author : Kumar Shankar Roy | WC :507



Mumbai: In July 2016 when Indian stock-market benchmark Sensex was at 27000, the city’s revered Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust in Prabhadevi coincidentally opened a CDSL (Central Depository Services Ltd) demat account to accept donations in the form of shares and securities from ‘Navasacha Ganapati’ devotees.
It was a novel facility being offered to devotees for the first time by a temple trust in Maharashtra.
But in the next 16 months that saw Sensex breaching 33000-mark, the devotees of Ashtavinayak donated just a little over Rs 34,500, much to the dismay of the temple’s trust.
Blame it on tight-fisted devotees of Lord Ganesha, or simply the lack of awareness about the facility, the truth is the bull-run hasn’t he
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