Queens leaders celebrate co-naming of ‘Ganesh Temple Street’ in Flushing


Queens Borough President Donovan Richards and Councilwoman Sandra Ung joined civic leaders and members of the Ganesh Temple in Flushing on April 2 to co-name the intersection of Bowne Street and Holly Avenue as “Ganesh Temple Street” honoring the history of the temple in the neighborhood.  

Thousands of devotees participate in numerous cultural activities at the temple, located at 45-57 Bowne St., where Ung and Richards joined Dr. Uma Mysorekar, president of the Hindu Temple Society of North America, for the unveiling of the street sign.