Ganesh Chaturthi is as quintessentially Mumbai as is Bollywood. Ganesh Chaturthi is the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha, People of Mumbai celebrate with great zeal and enthusiasm.
The great Maratha ruler named Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj promoted the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi. Which became popular again by a great freedom fighter named Lokmanya Tilak.
The idols of Lord Ganesha installed With Colourfully decorated are both at homes and in Sarvajanik Ganesh Pandals.
A huge crowd come to visit Lord Ganesha and at times it takes over 20 hours to reach the idol of Lord Ganesh.
Pune is known to be the cultural capital of Maharashtra Where Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with pomp and gaiety.
This Festival starts with the installation of idols on the first day and ends with sorrowfully while Peopels immersion the lord on the Last day.
The festival Runs for ten days With Classical dance, music recitals, automobile rallies and traditional sports are held as a part of this festival. Visitors can witness these grand festive celebrations.
Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati the majestic temple was built by Shrimant Dagusheth Halwai, who was a sweet-maker by profession.
The Ganesh festival is one of the world wide celebrated Hindu festivals all over India but Goa Celebrates This Festival With great pump And gaiety Being a smallest State of the most popular tourist destinations of India. Locals Mainly in Margao and Panjim Celebrate this festival for ten days.
Ganesh Chaturthi holds a special significance in Mapusa.
Ganesh Navaratri Festival starts on Ganesh Chaturthi and ends on Anantha Chaturdashi with Ganesh Immersion in Hyderabad. This Festival Goes For Ten Days. The construction of the Ganesh idol takes between 3 to 4 months, Specially In Hydrabad.
Hyderabad is famous for it’s Ganesh pandals nearly 75,000+ . Devotees immerse the idols of Lord Ganesh in the Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad.Besides Ganesh Puja, There is a largest Ganesh idols in the world is set up at Khairtabad in Hyderabad.