Ganesh Chaturthi: How social media expressed its love for modaks and Bappa

Celebrations for the ten-day long Hindu festival, Ganesh Chaturthi began on Monday. The newsfeed was dominated by users sharing their excitement around the festive occasion by sharing pictures of traditional idols, delicious modaks and dhols.

Politicians, cricketers and various other celebrities took to social media to express their love for Bappa.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was first in line to wish the nation.

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu also prayed for the "prosperity of all."

Cricket favourites and stars, Sachin Tendulkar and Harbhajan Singh, shared their moments from the auspicious day.

Aapki saari pareshaani durr ho jaaye. Happy #GaneshChaturthi! Ganpati bappa morya!!

A photo posted by Harbhajan Turbanator Singh (@harbhajan3) on

Actor Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to wish and spread a different kind of message.

Among other celebrities offering prayers were Anil Kapoor, Sophie Choudry and Sushanth Singh Rajput.

Instead of only posting several colourful photos, users took their excitement to streets —  people danced their hearts away because Bappa is back!

Ganesh Chaturthi is rather incomplete without the delicious modaks. Here are different versions of the traditional delicacy — good luck trying contain the rumble in your stomach.


#mommade #modak #ganeshchaturthi A photo posted by Sonali M ( on

For at least the next few days, Ganesh is going to rule the streets. You shouldn't miss out on this festive occasion because Ganpati Bappa Moriya!

Updated Date: Sep 05, 2016 14:56 PM

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