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About Ganeshchaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi, another one of important Hindu religious festivals of India, is a 10-day affair of colorful festivities. Huge handcrafted Ganesh idols are installed in homes or outdoors, in public pandals. Pujas are performed in the morning and the evening. The last day is the day of Visarjan – immersion of an idol in a water body. Cultural activities of singing, dancing, and theater, and free medical and blood donation camps are held.

  • It’s the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed God.
  • The beautifully crafted life size idols of Ganesha, and the immersion ceremony.
  • 2017 - Friday,25th August
  • 2018 - Wednesday,12th September
  • 2019 - Monday,2nd September
  • 2020 - Saturday,22nd August
  • 2021 - Friday,21st September
  • 2022 - Wednesday,31st August
  • 2023 - Tuesday,19th September
  • 2024 - Saturday,7th September
  • 2025 - Wednesday,27th August
  • Celebrated in the states of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh with fervor and gaiety.