Ganapati Bappa Morya! Festivity in Full Fervour

The annual festival of the most popular Hindu deity, Lord Ganesha, begins today.

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The annual festival of Ganesh Chaturthi begins today. The festival celebrates the birthday of a popular hindu deity, Lord Ganesha, who is considered to be the god of wisdom, knowledge and good fortune.

Gigantic, beautifully decorated Pandals sprang across Mumbai and other parts of India. Millions carried idols of Lord Ganesha to their homes. Devotees celebrated the festival by taking part in huge processions.

The festival which starts today will end with the immersion of idols in a water body.

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