Ganpati Festival is here again and Pune is getting busy with the preparation. Different beautiful Ganpati idols can be seen everywhere in the market and people are rushing to book one for bringing their Bappa home.
The day of sthapna, people bring their Ganpati Idol to their home with all enthusiasm and vigour. The face of idol remains covered and gets opened only at the time of Sthapna Pooja and aarti. There are different durations, one can keep Bappa for 5 days, 7 days or 10 days and after that immersion will take place.
Eco Friendly Idols are the flavour of season and getting promoted well. People who are caring for environment bring Eco Friendly Ganpati and ensure that it should not harm the environment.
Big Pandals across the city is getting prepared where Ganpati will be residing for 10 days. Visitors will keep coming for Darshan for all 10 days.
The immersion of Ganpati become as grand as the pandals, people with Dhol and Tasha take the Idol to the river dancing and chanting “Ganpati Bappa Morya, Pudhchya Varshi Lavkar Ya” all the way.