In some states, it is officially declared as a Holiday.
The devotees were seen taking the idols of Lord Ganesh to their homes amidst chanting of Ganapati Bappa Mourya. The Lord Ganesha is also worshiped in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Nepal, and China. Farhan Akhtar: Happy Ganesh Chaturthi.
Of all the religious festivals in India, Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most colorful and exciting.
Chocolate MODAKS- Who says only kids love chocolate, Lord Ganesha will love too.... The famous foods for the Lord Ganesha are prepared and it is kept for the Puja. People performs Ganapathi pooja on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi.
The initial idols were made of mud but over time, Plaster of Paris (POP) became quite common.
While no historical evidence is available, old timers believe that these unique practices could have been adopted by some clans as environmental-friendly ways of Ganesha worship. Speaking her views, Parineeti Jha, a resident of Baidnathpara said, "We buy clay idols and immerse it in a small water pool in our garden so as to avoid polluting water in river and other water bodies". Gauri Visarjan is on August 31st. May the blessings of Lord Ganesha be with you always. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi everyone. Om Sri Ganeshaya Namaha!
In his message, the President said, "Heartiest greetings and good wishes to my fellow citizens on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi". See also my photo essay on Ganesh Chaturthi from 2015, and creative designs of Diwali rangoli, Onam pookalam, Vesak and Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival. Lord Ganesh's followers have already prepared all the set up for Ganesh festival season these songs add colorful movements and make the lovely occasion, once you listen to these songs you will be addicted by this devotional songs, hope these vast collections of spiritual songs makes happy in you family.