A team of 30 prisoners of Yerwada Central Jail were seen playing drums during the procession of Guruji Talim Mandal in Pune on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Watch their performance here:
#WATCH: Team of 30 prisoners of Yerwada Central Jail play drums during procession of Guruji Talim Mandal in Pune, Maharashtra. ADG Central Jail says,"the prisoners were trained for 2 months&they were very enthusiastic for it. They are prisoners of open jail." #GaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/e8UVRmow1l— ANI (@ANI) September 2, 2019
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis offers prayer at his residence in Mumbai along with his wife and daughter, on #GaneshChaturthi today.
While extending her wishes on the occasion of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, Bollywood actress Tamannaah Bhatia said that may all the worries disappear and we get everything we deserve.
Wishing each and everyone a very blessed and happy #GaneshChaturthi May all our worries disappear and we get everything we deserve ð ð— Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) September 2, 2019
The first look of the iconic Ganpati idol, Lalbaug Cha Raja was unveiled three days ago in Mumbai, Fior this year's Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, the theme for Lalbaug Cha Raja 2019 is around Chandrayaan 2. Watch the first look of Lalbaug Cha Raja here:
Mumbai Police also took to Twitter and extended their wishes on the occasion of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. Besides greeting citizens, the Twitter handle also shared the alternate routes and diversions for the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Mumbai.
Lord Ganesha- the God of intellect, wisdom, new beginnings and good fortune. May the remover of obstacles brighten the path of happiness, peace and prosperity for all of us. Wishing you and your near and dear ones a happy Ganesh Chaturthi. #GanpatiBappaMorya#GaneshChaturthi2019 pic.twitter.com/uBdnNvi3oo— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) September 2, 2019
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari offered his prayer at his residence in Nagpur, marking the beginning of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations across India.
Devotees arrive in large number for the 'darshan' of the idol of Lord Ganesha at the Puliakulam Munthi Vinayakar Temple in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
Devotees thronged in large numbers at the Dodda Ganesha Temple to offer prayers on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Bengaluru.
World-renowned Indian artist Vilas Nayak shared a video where he is seen creating a portrait of Lord Ganesh on a canvas. See his amazing creation here:
Former cricketer VVS Laxman also took to Twitter and extended his greetings on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations across the country.
Ganapati Bappa Moraiya!On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, I wish all of you lots of luck, good health and prosperity. pic.twitter.com/xp9Vf0W2Kb— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) September 2, 2019
This #MondayMorning #HappyGaneshChaturthi everyone ! May the god of wisdom &prosperity bring so much happiness in all our lives. May he bless our country , bring peace ,take away troubles, bring prosperity, togetherness and shower us with love. Everyone :#GanpatiBappaMorya !! pic.twitter.com/5z5ARhHFdC— Tehseen Poonawalla (@tehseenp) September 2, 2019
World-renowned sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik creates a 10-ft high sand sculpture of Lord Ganesh with the message of saying 'no to single-use plastic' on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations.
Let's join hand, rise to the clarion call of Hon'ble PM Shri @narendramodi and save our environment. #SayNoToSingleUsePlastic My Sand Art at #Puri beach in Odisha on the auspicious occasion of #GaneshChaturthi . pic.twitter.com/DjVIYkPniI— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) September 2, 2019
Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations are underway at the residence of Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Vinod Tawde. See Photos:
Business tycoon Gautam Adani took to Twitter to extend his wishes on the first day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. Here's what Adani tweeted:
On the first day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, devotees were seen offering prayers at Shree Ganesh Mandir in Nagpur's Tatya Tope Nagar in Maharashtra.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also extended his greetings as the 10-day long festivities kicked off today
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Wishing everyone a blessed Ganesh Chaturthi.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi
Ganpati Bappa Morya!— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) September 2, 2019
Greetings and good wishes to fellow citizens on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
May the blessings of Lord Ganesh bring peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone's lives. #PresidentKovind
Mumbai: Preparations being done at the pandal of GSB Seva Mandal, in Matunga, for the 'darshan' of 'gold Ganesh' - the gold and precious stone-studded Ganpati idol. #GaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/7006VkEtiw— ANI (@ANI) September 2, 2019
Devotees began arriving at Lalbaugcha Raja pandal here seeking blessings of Lord Ganesh as the 10-day long festivities kicked off on Monday. The approximately 20-feet high Ganapati idol at Lalbaug has been crafted in a traditional manner and is installed in a beautiful pandal decorated on the theme of ISRO's ambitious Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft which was launched in July.