Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Catch some glimpses of preparations and arrangements ahead of the grand Hindu festival
Updated On : 22 Aug 2017,12:05 AM
People all over India will go crazy this week as Ganesh Chaturthi, one of the major Hindu festivals of the country is going to be celebrated from August 25 to September 5, 2017. The auspicious festival, which is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi arrives on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada. The holy festival marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha.
Ahead of the ceremony Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja has already unveiled the first look of Lord Ganesha on Monday. Every year Lalbaugcha Raja, the most famous Ganpati darshan of the city attracts a huge crowd during the time. A large number of people gather in the place to get a single glimpse of their beloved deity Ganesha.
Meanwhile, Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who is a devoted follower of Lord Ganesha and has been celebrating it in a grand style since past 15 years, has decided to make it extra special and grand in 2017. This year the 'Dabang' actor will celebrate the auspicious day at sister Arpita Khan Sharma's residence in Bandra.
Let's have a look at some of the glimpses of the prepations and arrangements of the garnd festival across the country.
Mumbai's Lalbaugcha Raja unveiled the first look of lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi 2017. It is believed that wishes of one and all become fulfilled after visiting the place.
Workers fall asleep while preparing for the grand celebration of the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha.
Bollywood actor Salman Khan is waiting eagerly to welcome his beloved deity Ganesha.
Eco-friendly idols of Ganesha are doing rounds in market ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi 2017.