This year, festival of Ganesh Chaturthi starts from September 2. (Photo Credit: PTI)
Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi is a festival celebrating the birth of Lord Ganesha. With the arrival of Ganesha, arrives the zeal of jubilant festive months ahead. This year, festival of Ganesh Chaturthi starts from September 2. With a promise to return next year, Bappa will bless all the devotees before taking leave on September 12. On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi entire nation is canvased with the pompous colours of devotion and people leave no stones unturned to cast their self to worship the elephant-headed Ganpati Bappa! India’s financial capital, Mumbai turns into an ocean of enthusiasm and everybody from a commoner to celebrated personalities are cherishing the welcome of Lord Ganesha.
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It is to be noted that Ganesh Chaturthi lasts for 10 days and ends on Ananta Chaturdashi with the immersion of idols in local water bodies. Over one lakh idols are immersed annually in Mumbai alone. Mumbai’s Lalbaugcha Raja has the longest immersion procession. The immersion procession of Lalbaugcha Raja begins at around 10 am and ends the next morning.