News Nation Logo

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

Maharashtra is all set to welcome Lord Ganesha, also known as 'Vighnaharta' (remover of obstacles), for the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi, deemed as the state's biggest public festival, slated to begin on Monday.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 01 September 2019, 04:39:10 PM
In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

1

Maharashtra is all set to welcome Lord Ganesha, also known as 'Vighnaharta' (remover of obstacles), for the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi, deemed as the state's biggest public festival, slated to begin on Monday. (Image: PTI)

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

2

More than a million big, medium and small idols of Lord Ganesha shall adorn private homes of people, besides the gigantic ones at public marquees. (Image: PTI)

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

3

This year, there will be more than 450 gigantic idols in the public marquees within the prescribed height limit of 18-feet though some have exceeded the limits, around 20,000 medium-sized and the rest small sizes in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

4

This year Ganeshotsav coincides with the Jain holy month of fasting during Paryushan, the ongoing week-long Mt. Mary Church annual fair in Bandra and Muharram on September 8. (Image: PTI)

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

In Pics: Preparations In Full Swing Ahead Of Ganesh Festival

5

Immersions of Ganesha idols will be taken up in phases starting on September 3 culminating in the grand closing on September 12, the final day. (Image: PTI)