Articles tagged under: Ganesh Chaturthi

In pictures: Ganesh Visarjan at Sabarmati Riverfront

September 20, 2021

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In pictures: Bhavina Patel welcomed at airport, Jain Pratikraman, PPE wearing Ganesh murti

September 10, 2021

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Traditional Guard of Honor Accorded to Ganesh by Mahesana Police

September 10, 2021
Traditional Guard of Honor Accorded to Ganesh by Mahesana Police

Mehsana: Female cops of Mahesana Police accorded Guard Of Honour to Bhagwan Ganesh at Siddhivinayak mandir near Fuvara circle in Mehsana amidst rain today on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The tradition of according the Guard Of Honour to Ganesh here is practiced since the era of Gaekwad rulers of native Baroda State. The Guard of Honour is given to Ganesha since 1921 by the police. The special feature of the murti of Ganesha at this mandir is having a right sided trunk. This mandir e...Read More

In pictures: Devotees bring murtis home ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi

September 09, 2021

In pictures: Hindu devotees bringing Ganesh murtis for Ganesh Sthapan ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. View this post on Instagram A post shared by DeshGujarat (@deshgujaratinsta) Read More

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

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