Ganesh Chaturthi

( हिंदी के लिए यहां क्लिक करें )

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival celebrated with great enthusiasm and reverence in India. In today’s environment, people from other religions, we can say non-Hindu’s celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with great faith in Shri Ganesha.  During this festival, Ganesh idol is established at his home or commercial places by the devotee and worshiped. 

Salman Khan and his family are the most prominent Muslim family in the series, who have been bringing Ganesh idol in his house during Ganesh Chaturthi for many years now. 

According to the Puranas, Ganesh Chaturthi is the birth festival of Ganesha. So on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, large statues of Shri Ganesha are established, worshiped and celebrated.  Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated in India as a 9-day festival.  Everyone is aware that Ganesha worshiped before all the god’s so Ganesh Chaturthi marks the starting of all Hindu festivals in India

The first credit for making Ganesh Chaturthi such a huge social and public program goes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. After the Mughal-Maratha wars, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj used to celebrate the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi to unite people together. With this inspiration, in the 19th century, Indian freedom fighter Lokmanya Tilak established Ganesh Chaturthi as an important platform for uniting the Indians against the British Government.


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