It will be brought to Khairatabad Ganesh Mandap later in the day. The Prasadam will be distributed among the people after the completion of Pooja.
The huge Laddu, a dessert of Indian sub-continent, prepared by PVVV Mallikarjuna Rao aka Malle Babu was made up with 220 kg of sugar, 145 kg of cow ghee, 175 kg of Bengal gram, 25 kg of Cashew nuts, 13 kg of almonds, 3 kg of cardamom, 1kg of green camphor.
The Hindu festival is dedicated to the Lord of new beginnings, Ganesha. The celebration is marked with the installation of the deity’s idol at home and at elaborate pandals. The 10-day festival ends with the final immersion – also called the Visarjan – of an idol of Lord Ganesha. The prime minister wished the countrymen on the occassion.
Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
सभी देशवासियों को गणेश चतुर्थी के पावन पर्व की शुभकामनाएं। pic.twitter.com/UupNvwOpMf
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 13, 2018
Celebrated with great fanfare in India, especially in Maharashtra, a unique effort has been made in Aurangabad city, where the Swami Ganesh Pratishthan Mandal installed an eco-friendly Ganesh idol in Kharadi village of Aurangabad.
Devotees in Bengaluru also added a touch of eco-friendliness in their celebrations as they made an idol using sugarcane, shunning Plaster of Paris.
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