Festival of Ganesh Chaturthi

Synonyms and Antonyms Index | Previous Page

Festival of Ganesh Chaturthi :

The worship of Ganesh is very popular in almost all the religious people except Muslims and Christians. It is very common festival in Karnataka, Andra Pradesh and Maharastra. But in Maharastra people celebrate Ganesh Chaiurthi in a very grand .scale. The celebrations last about a week or a fortnight. In some areas people keep the idol even for the month. What do the people do all these days? This is the time when music concerts, discussions, debates, speeches are arranged. There will be dances and dramas and Yakshagana performances. On the final day Ganesha idol is taken in procession which is sometimes more than a mile long. The festival comes to a close with the immersion of the idol in a lank or a river or in the sea. The procession of Mumbai is very spectacular to sec. The great freedom fighter Lokamanya Tilak used this celebration for his propaganda and to instill nationalism in the heart of meek people of those days.

Festival of Ganesh Chaturthi

School Essays

Moral Stories

Akbar and Birbal Stories

Festival of Ganesh Chaturthi To HOME PAGE

Share this page:
Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.