Ganesh Chaturthi: Devotees across Maharashtra celebrate as the 10-day festival culminates with visarjan
The 10 day-long festival celebrating the arrival of Lord Ganesha, or Bappa, as he is affectionately known culminated on 12 September, 2019. Ganpati statues are brought to the sea on the last day amidst much dancing and merriment, and immersed in the water. In this photo, Ganesha is on his way to Versova Beach followed by his devotees.
The Ganpati festival was started by Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak to bring the community together during British raj,
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Two women killed, four injured after wall collapses at Ganpati Pandal in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district
Two women were killed on the spot and four were left injured in a wall collapse at a Ganpati Pandal in Bamurakunj village on Wednesday night.
A team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was also sent to the spot in Aravalli district of Gujarat for rescue operation
Ganesh Utsav traditionally commences on the fourth day of the Hindu month of Bhadrapada and ends ten days later on Anant Chaturdashi
Over 300 illegal pandals in Mumbai ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi; HC seeks details on action taken by officials
The directions came after the court was informed by the government that recent inspection by various municipal corporations across Maharashtra revealed that several pandals have been constructed in violation of civic rules and noise pollution norms.
Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, Ganpati idols reach pandals in Mumbai; hundreds participate in processions near Lalbaug
Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, huge idols of Lord Ganesh were transported to different pandals in Mumbai on Sunday.
What if everybody's favorite cafe in Friends, Central Perk was actually a dingy Irani cafe serving bun muska and chai?
Nothing captures the energy of Mumbai city like its biggest party – Ganesh Visarjan. Watch this for a glimpse of Visarjan 2017 at Girgaum Chowpatty.
Ganesh Visarjan 2017 saw Bollywood celebrities like Aishwarya Rai, Ranbir Kapoor, Emraan Hashmi at various pandals across the city
Varun Dhawan's energetic dance moves and impeccable comic timing makes this Judwaa 2 original pep and devotion, in equal capacities.
Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai: Hundreds of devotees throng Lal Baug pandal celebrating festival for 90th year
Ganesh Chaturthi is one of Mumbai's favourite festivals. This year, Lal Baug's Ganesh Galli pandal completes 90 years, and hundreds of devotees have thronged the pandal to seek the blessings of the elephant god.
The Mumbai Police are on an alert and are maintaining a strict vigil in view of the 12-day Ganesh festival beginning on Friday
The 10-day long Ganeshotsav celebration begins from 25 August and scores of applications from Ganapati mandals are lying pending with the BMC for permission
Ganesha Mahotsava: Damaging water bodies has no religious sanction; using earthen idols a far better idea
Plaster of Paris idols of Ganesha, erected primarily for this festival, are drowned in natural water bodies during the Visarjan. These water bodies are not only holy unto themselves, but they also sustain life
The Chainsmokers will be donning outfits by renowned designer Neeta Lulla for their concert in India. The outfits will feature Lulla's signature Ganpati motif
If you're going to watch Banjo, make sure that you do not buy a recliner seat, because you'll be signing up for a sleeping fest.
Over one lakh devotees made use of the free WiFi service, AAMCHANET, provided at popular Ganesh pandals and immersion sites across Mumbai and which received a massive response from the devotees.
Ganpati visarjan was started and popularised by social reformer and lawyer Bal Gangadhar Tilak in 1892 in an attempt to promote nationalism among people. It was meant to be a show of strength against the British.
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