Tag: Ganesh Chaturthi

WATCH: Unique Ganesh Idol In Mayurbhanj Made With Marble Balls As Hindu-Muslims Join Celebrations

This Ganesh Chaturthi, people of Tulasichaura in Baripada (Mayurbhanj) had an experience like never before.This year, artisans here came up with a 10ft tall lustrous Ganesha idol which is made up of nearly 60,000 glass marble balls.

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  • Thursday, 01 September 2022
MUST WATCH | Ganesh Chaturthi In Uganda’s Entebbe Ganpati Temple

This video of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Uganda is now viral on social media.The air reverberated with chants of Morya Morya Ganpati Bappa Morya at the famous Ganpati Temple in Entebbe.

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  • Thursday, 01 September 2022
Student Breaks Barrier
Student turns idol maker to fund higher education

Gone are the days when women couldn’t hold a job outside the home. Now, women are making their presence felt in every realm of life be armed forces, police or idol making.

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  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Ganesh Idols of Ram Charan and Allu Arjun win hearts this Chaturthi
Ganesh idols of Ram Charan and Allu Arjun win hearts; see pics

Ganesha idols armed with bow and arrows, fashioned on Mega Power Star Ram Charan's role of Alluri Sita Rama Raju in 'RRR' have been winning hearts this year.

  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Video: On Ganesh Chaturthi, Sudarsan Pattnaik Sculpts Beautiful Art With Sand Laddoos

On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, renowned sand artist Padma Shri Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a marvellous sand sculpture of Lord Ganesha at Puri sea beach. Patnaik has sculpted a 6ft tall sculpture of Lord Ganesha using 3,425 sand laddoos and some flowers. Surrounding the Vighnaharta are sculptures of two elephants worshipping the Lord.

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  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Breaking the mould: Science graduate Malkangiri girl makes Ganesh idols to fund her higher education
Malkangiri science graduate makes Ganesh idols to fund higher education

Usha Kiran had once dreamt of pursuing higher studies and getting a cushy job. She was not able to fulfil her dreams due to financial constraints at home.

  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Ganesh Chaturthi: Lord Ganesh Inside A Bottle, Bhubaneswar-Based Artist Creates Marvelous Clay Piece

Creativity and imagination have no limits. This is an eco-friendly idol of Lord Ganesh INSIDE A BOTTLE. It took L Eswar Rao, a Bhubaneshwar-based miniature artist, 7 days to craft this clay piece of Lord Ganesh. This unique and artistic way of wishing people on Ganesh Chaturthi has been appreciated by one and all.

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  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
PM Modi, President Murmu extend Ganesh Chaturthi greetings
PM Modi, President Murmu extend Ganesh Chaturthi greetings

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also extended greetings on the occasion.

  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Sudarsan Pattnaik creates Ganesh sculpture
Odisha sand artist Sudarsan creates a sand Ganapati at Puri beach

Sudarsan has created a six-ft-high sand sculpture of Lord Ganesh by using the sand ladoos with two elephants, and with a message "Happy Ganesh Puja".

  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Ganesh Chaturthi: Row over idol height continues in Odisha
Ganesh Chaturthi: Row over idol height continues in Odisha

The Badagada Bright Star Club has constructed a 51-ft Ganesh idol, the Akhandalamani Club has built a 50-ft idol at Nayapalli Nuasahi, Shahid Nagar Winner Club has made a 46-ft Vinayak idol and Sailashree Vihar phase – 2 Tala Padia Club has built a 40-ft Ganesh idol.

  • Tuesday, 30 August 2022
Supreme Court
SC orders status quo; no Ganesh Chaturthi puja at Idgah Maidan in B'luru

A bench headed by Indira Banerjee told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Karnataka government, to maintain the status quo for a few days.

  • Tuesday, 30 August 2022
Odisha: Artisans reprimanded for distorting Ganesh idols, matter reaches High Court 
Odisha: Artisans reprimanded for distorting Ganesh idols, matter reaches High Court 

The artisans have been asked to destroy the distorted idols of Lord Ganesh they have made.

  • Sunday, 28 August 2022
Ganapati festival: Know what type of Ganesh idols to bring home 
Ganapati festival: Know what type of Ganesh idols to bring home 

There are different types of Lord Ganesh’s idols available in the market. The most important thing to keep in mind at the time of buying an idol for your house is the Lord’s trunk. 

  • Saturday, 27 August 2022
50-Feet Tall Ganesha
WATCH| 50-Ft Tall Ganesha Coming Soon At Bhubaneswar’s Nayapalli

Ahead of much-awaited Ganesh Chaturthi, the preparations have kick started across the country in full swing. After a two-year Covid gap, people will be finally able to celebrate Ganesh Puja elaborately without curbs and restrictions.

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  • Monday, 22 August 2022
Hyderabad's Famous Ganesh Laddu Fetches Rs 18.90 Lakh
Hyderabad's Famous Ganesh Laddu Fetches Rs 18.90 Lakh

According to Balapur Ganesh Utsav Samithi, which organises the auction every year, the laddu was sold for Rs 450 in the first auction held in 1994.

  • Sunday, 19 September 2021
Sonu Sood
Sonu Sood Poses With 'Ganpati Bappa' As He Bids Farewell To Lord During Idol Immersion

Popular Bollywood actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood was recently clicked by the media while he was on his way for 'Ganpati Visarjan'.

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  • Thursday, 16 September 2021
Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi
Bollywood Celebs On Ganesh Chaturthi: Watch Sonu Sood, Govinda, Daisy Shah, Genelia

Various Bollywood celebrities in Mumbai celebrated 'Ganesh Chaturthi' with much pomp and show. Bollywood actors Sonu Sood, Govinda, Divya Khosla, Daisy Shah and Genelia & Riteish Deshmukh were recently spotted in the city celebrating the festival amid Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • Saturday, 11 September 2021
Ganesha In Sea Shells!
Ganesh Sculpture With 7,000 Sea Shells Created By Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik At Puri Beach

For the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, internationally acclaimed sand artist from Odisha, Sudarsan Pattnaik created this sculpture at Puri Beach.

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  • Friday, 10 September 2021
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Significance, Puja Timings, Rituals And All You Need To Know

The much-awaited festive season will begin in India with Ganesh Puja also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi that is scheduled to be celebrated tomorrow (September 10) amid the shadows of the Covid19 pandemic.  

  • Thursday, 09 September 2021
Indian Idol-KBC Mash!
Indian Idol Finalists In KBC13 On Ganesh Chaturthi Special Episode

The upcoming episode of 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13' promises to be a memorable one.

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  • Tuesday, 07 September 2021
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No Takers Of Ganesh Idols: Artisans Threaten To End Life If Ganesh Puja Restrictions Not Eased

With the threat of third wave looming large, the government of Andhra Pradesh has decided that it will not allow Ganesh Puja pandals and immersion processions this year. The decision has come as a jolt to the idol makers who are apprehensive of a no-business festive season for the second consecutive year.

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  • Monday, 06 September 2021
'Ganesh Chaturthi' preparations reach final stages in Odisha

Odisha: The preparations for upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival have reached its final stages in Odisha. Despite initial hiccups due to low pressure induced rain, idol makers across Odisha are now busy in giving final touches to Ganesh idols. The idol makers are now working round the clock to meet the Ganesh idol orders from different […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated across State amid religious fervour

Bhubaneswar/Khurda/Talcher: Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayak Chaturthi was celebrated with pomp and gaiety across the State today. Apart from several pandals that have come up in all cities for celebrations, people almost in every house prayed Lord Ganesh for good health, wealth and prosperity. Educational institutions across the State were no exception with students […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Banks to remain shut for four days from Aug 12

Bhubaneswar: Those with any bank related work will need to plan for it much ahead as the financial institutions will remain closed for four days at a stretch starting August 12. Banks will be shut for second Saturday of the month on August 12 followed by Sunday, Krishna Janmashtami on August 14 and Independence Day […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Maharashtra rolls out red carpet for Lord Ganesha

Mumbai: Despite high inflation and spiralling fuel prices, Maharashtra rolled out the red carpet for the popular elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha as the state immersed itself in the 10-day long and biggest public festival on Thursday. Around one million gigantic, big and small idols of Lord Ganesha have reached the homes of the commoner people, […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
President, PM greets nation on Ganesh Chaturthi

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the country on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. “Ganpati Bappa Morya! greetings and good wishes to my fellow citizens on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. May Lord Ganesh guide us all towards a path of progress, peace, happiness and prosperity,” the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Non-resident Odias celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in Bahrain

Bhubaneswar/Bahrain: At a time when the whole nation is dipped in religious festivities, non-resident Odias living in the island nation were also not far behind in celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with pomp and gaiety. The Puja was organised at the residence of the founder of Bahrain Odia Samaj, Arun Kumar Praharaj. The event began with a […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Sphagnum Moss Ganesh! Odia artist’s eco-friendly crusade continues

Bhubaneswar: Odia artist Pramod Patnaik seems to be on a mission to promote ‘eco-friendly’ ways to observe festivals in the country. Taking his crusade forward, the artist has now created a Ganesh idol made of ‘Sphagnum Moss,’ which is all set to be major crowd-puller on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Karnataka. Patnaik, for […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated with religious fervour in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Ganesh Chaturthi, the festival which marks the beginning of festive season in Odisha was celebrated with gaiety and religious fervour across the State today. Held on the 4th day of the Sukla Pakshya in the month of Bhadraba, Ganesh Chaturthi is a popular festival celebrated by people from all walks of life in the […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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Shame! Girl alleges rape by Headmaster on Ganesh Chaturthi; Seeks Justice

Kalahandi: At a time when the world was immersed in Ganesh Puja celebrations, a class IX girl student of Sirimaska UG High School under Thuamul Rampur block of the district was facing brutal assault by none other than her school headmaster. However, being threatened of dire consequences, she kept mum till recently when she vented […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Big Announcement! Konkan Railway to run special trains

Panaji: Konkan Railway has pressed special trains into service which will conduct 210 trips ferrying passengers along the Konkan belt during the upcoming festive season of Ganesh Chaturthi which begins on September 2. In a statement issued on Saturday, Konkan Railway also said that it would augment 647 more coaches to the existing trains travelling […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
PM Modi Greets Nation On Ganesh Chaturthi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha. Modi took to Twitter and said: “Ganpati Bappa Morya! Wishing everyone a blessed Ganesh Chaturthi.” सभी देशवासियों को पावन पर्व गणेश चतुर्थी की ढेर सारी शुभकामनाएं। गणपति बाप्पा मोरया! Wishing everyone a […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Gaiety Marks Onset Of Festive Season With Ganesh Chaturthi In Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Balasore: Ganesh Chaturthi, the birthday of Lord of wisdom which marks the arrival of festive season in Odisha began with religious fervour and enthusiasm across the State today. Held on the 4th day of Sukla Pakshya in the month of Bhadrapad, Ganesh Chaturthi is a popular festival observed by people from all walks of life […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Nia Sharma Goes Berserk With Crazy Dance Steps To Welcome Ganpati Bappa

After wrapping up Jamai 2.0, Nia Sharma went berserk on the streets of Mumbai to welcome Lord Ganesha. On the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi, Nia let herself loose with friend Cash Kandera dancing on the streets while welcoming Lord Ganesha. Sharing the video Nia wrote, “Kyuki hum Dilli se hai aur hume bas mauka chahiye! […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Ganesha Gets Sack Full Of Letters From Devotees In Up

Lucknow: The postal department’s load of letters may have drastically reduced with the advent of technology, but Lord Ganesha is getting sacks full of letters from his devotees these days. In nearly half a dozen Ganesha pandals in Lucknow, Ganpati is known as “Manautiyon ke Raja” (the king of wishes) and devotes seeking a solution […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Railways May Run Special Trains For Ganesh Chaturthi

Mumbai: The Railways is likely to announce special trains for Konkan region for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival after having consulted the Maharashtra government about the same, an official said on Saturday. The Central Railway had written to the state government seeking its views on running special trains to the Konkan region through Central, Western […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Ganesh Puja: Orissa HC Leaves It To Local Administration To Decide On Celebrations

Bhubaneswar: The Orissa High Court on Thursday made it clear that the decision to allow community celebration of Ganesh Puja in Odisha rests on the local authorities. Hearing a PIL filed by Budha Ganesh Puja Committee of Cuttack, the State’s apex court pronounced that the festival can be celebrated in the community only with the […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Odisha Invokes Vighnaharta Lord Ganesh Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Bhubaneswar: The grim shadow of COVID-19 was visible on Saturday as Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Odisha were limited to traditional rituals in view of the coronavirus outbreak. As district administrations denied permission for observance of Ganesh Puja in puja pandals and other public places for public safety, the State witnessed subdued Ganesh Puja celebrations. Vedic […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Ganesh Chaturthi: Film Celebs Extend Warm Wishes, Urge For Eco-Friendly Celebrations

Mumbai: Ganesh Chaturthi commenced on Saturday, and celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Allu Arjun, Ram Charan and Madhuri Dixit posted wishes for fans, friends and followers on social media. Several stars including Mahesh Babu, Rajkummar Rao and Dia Mirza urged for an eco-friendly festival. Here’s what they have to say: Amitabh Bachchan: […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
CAIT: Nil Import Of China-Made Ganesh Idols This Year

New Delhi: The import of ‘Made-in-China’ Ganesh idols has been nil this year, informed Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT). CAIT Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal on Saturday said: “Every year about 30 crore idols of Lord Ganesh are purchased across country.” You May Like: Govt Puts TV Set Imports On Checklist To Stop Entry Of […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021