Ganpati also known as Ganesh Chaturthi is most popular festival in Mumbai. The festival marks birthday celebration of Lord Ganesha. During Ganesh Chaturthi colourful pandals are set up all over the city and the festival is celebrated for 10 days with great pomp.
Navrathri and Durga Pooja festival are celebrated widely across the country. Navratri refers to the nine auspicious nights during which goddess Durga and her nine forms are worshipped. Many devotees fast for nine days, abstaining from consuming meat and alcohol.
Diwali or Deepavali is a major Indian festival popularly known as the festival of lights. The festival is celebrated worldwide as people light lamps in their homes and offices, and exchange gifts and sweets with friends, colleagues and families.