Articles tagged under: Ganesh Chaturthi

In pictures: Everyone’s Ganesha

September 02, 2019

In pictures: Jain community members participating in Pratikraman function of Paryushan festival in Amdavad, Gujarat In pictures: Everyone's own Ganesha - people in Gujarat taking Ganesh murtis for installation on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival earlier today DeshGujarat Read More

Vadodara gets the biggest Ganesh murti made from single stone

September 13, 2018
Vadodara gets the biggest Ganesh murti made from single stone

Vadodara: BJP MLA Yogesh Patel led Satyam Shivam Sundaram Samiti in Vadodara has installed a 28 tonne weight Ganesh murti which is claimed to be the biggest Ganesh murti made from single stone. The murti is 11.25 ft tall. It is installed on permanent basis at Jagnath Mahadev temple in Vadodara. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Speaker of Gujarat Assembly and city MLA Rajendra Trivedi, Dabhoi MLA Shailesh Mehta(Sotta), local MP and others were present on this occasion. Vadodara is co...Read More

Longest incense stick in Jamnagar ganeshotsav

September 02, 2014

Jamnagar, 2 September 2014 Jamnagar based Ganesh Madal has made a unique 51 ft long incense stick with 3 ft circumference, having total weight of 300 kg this year for the ongoing Ganeshotsav. The festive fervor is at its peak and everyone is trying to make it unique in their own ways. This giant incense stick is claimed to be one of the largest incense sticks in the world. It has been made by the Dagdu seth ganpati mahotsav committee of Jamnagar. This committee comes u...Read More

On Ganesh utsav related violence in Vadodara this year

September 01, 2014

Vadodara, 1 September 2014 Here is Ganesh Utsav season again, and again there are incidents of communal violence in Vadodara. While entire city is peaceful and normal, there are only handful of areas where incidents of stone pelting and rioting take place. Every year these areas remain same. Style of attack and violence also remain same. First incident of attack on Ganesh procession took place in Panigate area of Vadodara on Wednesday during this year's Ganesh ...Read More

AMC to create 24 artificial ponds for Ganesh visarjan

August 28, 2014

Ahmedabad, 28 August 2014 The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) will create 24 artificial ponds at 18 places for Ganesh visarjan, as the court has in its recent verdict clearly stated that murtis made using plaster of paris and chemical colors must not be allowed to mix with river water. Following is the list of venues of Visarjan kunds or artificial ponds: -Victoria garden -Somnath bhudar aaraa -Dudheshwar naranghat -Under dhadhichi birdge -Saptarshi ...Read More

This Ganesha in get up of Narendra Modi in Amdavad!(Photos)

August 28, 2014

Ahmedabad, 28 August 2014 The city of Amdavad is all set for 100s of Ganesh sthapans, and one of the statue which is already in discussion is in Gheekanta area of wall city Ahmedabad where Ganesha has been made in get up of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As Modi was selling tea in his childhood in trains passing through his native town Vadnagar in north Gujarat, the murti artist has made a set of railway in which Ganesha is standing in a get up of Narendra Modi. ...Read More

Ahmedabad police bans immersion of plaster of paris made murtis in river/talav

August 06, 2014

Ahmedabad, 6 August, 2014 Ahmedabad city police commissioner has issued a notification putting ban on visarjan(immersion) of murtis made from plaster of paris in rivers and talavs during Ganesh Chaturthi mahotsav. In connection with Ganesh Utsav which is beginning on 29th of August, city police commissioner has today announced ban on several activities under the Environment act 1986 section 5. According to this, plaster of paris made murtis will not be permitt...Read More

SMC to dig artificial pond for immersion of Ganesh murtis

September 12, 2013

Surat, 12 September 2013 The Surat Municipal Corporation(SMC) is digging an artificial pond for Ganesh murti immersion. A 20 meter long 10 meter wide and 8 meter deep pond at Dumas will be used for immersion of plaster of paris murtis of Ganesha taller than five ft. Faldu visits 14 Ganesh sthapan venues Gujarat BJP president RC Faldu visited as many as 13 Ganesh venues in Surat with state general secretary Bharatsinh Parmar yesterday. Muslims perform...Read More

12 injured in communal clash in Dahemi village of central Gujarat

September 29, 2012

Ahmedabad, 29 September 2012 The immersion procession of Lord Ganesh idol turned violent today at central Gujarat's Dahemi village in Anand district. At least 12 persons were injured in stone-pelting and two shops, a Maruti van, a Piaggio car, four motorcycles and two cycles were torched in the flare-up. The incident of violence occurred after plastic bags filled with gulal (colour) fell on worship place of Muslim community. After an initial verbal duel, stone pelting and ...Read More

In photo: A unique Ganesha murti in Amdavad, have a look

September 19, 2012

Ahmedabad, 19 September 2012 Today is Ganesh Chaturthi, and pandals hosting Ganeshji's idols have started celebrating the festival. One of the Ganesha murtis in Vadaj area of Amdavad is made by household things like buckets, pipe, tumblers etc. Here it is in the photograph above. Read More

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