Ganesh Utsav in Nagpur



Ganesh Utsav in Nagpur is one of the most popular festivals of Nagpur. Ganesh Utsav, which is known as Ganesh Chaturthi, is an invocation to Lord Ganesha, the God of knowledge.

Ganesh Utsav of Nagpur had been a part of the culture of Maharashtra. The Ganesh Utsav is said to be present in the society of Maharashtra since a very long time. But legends say that Ganesh Utsav was started in the present society of Maharashtra by Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

Ganesh Utsav in Nagpur is an annual festival that is celebrated with pomp and show. During the festival, the entire territory of Nagpur comes alive: people from the length and breadth of Nagpur join hands to celebrate the grandeur of Lord Ganesha.

Nagpur Ganesh Utsav is celebrated on the fourth day of Bhadrapada, according to the lunar calendar. On the day of the festival, a clay figure of the elephant-headed God of the Hindus is worshiped with the offerings of sweet balls, which are known as 'modak' in Nagpur.

A characteristic feature of the Ganesh Utsav is that the festival enhances the communal harmony in Nagpur. The festival is celebrated in a mass scale: people from the diverse communal background of Nagpur come together to celebrate the Ganesh Utsav at Nagpur.

Thus, it can be said that the Ganesh Utsav is one of the major festivals of Nagpur that inculcates the spirit of brotherhood among the residents of Nagpur. Ganesh Utsav is, in fact, among the extravagant carnivals of Nagpur that seems to be relief in the monotonous city life of Nagpur.



Last Updated on 09/19/2012





     


     

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