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Anant Chaturdashi 2022: 'I remember dancing to the beat of dhol and tasha till my feet hurt'

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Updated on: 09 September,2022 09:15 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Sarasvati T | sarasvati.nagesh@mid-day.com

Ahead of Anant Chaturdashi 2022, former Mumbaikars share a piece of their most cherished memories of Ganeshotsav celebrations when they were in the city

Anant Chaturdashi 2022: 'I remember dancing to the beat of dhol and tasha till my feet hurt'

Ganesha idol at Harsh Chheda's home in USA. Image credit: Harsh Chheda


“The most significant difference in celebrating Ganeshotsav abroad is that it becomes friends and family event (like thanksgiving) more than a community festival,” says Akanksha Narode, a public policy professional and an AI researcher. As someone who has grown up celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai, in recent years Narode has managed to bring in a slice of the festive joy to her rented apartment in Singapore by hosting a Maharashtrian-style lunch and dinner for her friends abroad. 


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