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.
For singers, instrumentalists and other entertainers, every year the festive season turns out to be the most awaited phase of the year, thanks to hundreds of puja pandal organisers who invite them to perform on their stage and showcase the talent before audience.
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.
Very heavy rain in Bhubaneswar on Sept 7. Rainy day on Ganesh Puja. APEC Climate Centre's latest outlook drops a big hint - Monsoon 2021 withdrawal from western India may commence either in September last or October first week.
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation on Thursday released set of guidelines to be strictly followed by devotees and puja organisers during celebration of Ganesh Puja this year amid COVID guidelines in place.