Photo Gallery: Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations grip Maharashtra


The Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations have begun and people are engrossed in festivities. The festival marks the birth of Lord Ganesha, son of Shiva and Goddess Parvati. In the state of Maharashtra, Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the biggest festivals. Here are visuals from the GSB temple in Wadala, as shared by news agency ANI on Twitter.



Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations being carried out with full gusto in GSB Temple, Wadala, Mumbai. (Image Courtesy: ANI)T


Lord Ganesha is considered to be the harbinger of new beginnings and destroyer of difficulties. Before beginning with an auspicious task, worshipping the elephant God is a ritual. Looking at Lord Ganesha's life, there is a lot that we can learn. (Image Courtesy: ANI)



Devotees throng to Nagpur's Tekdi Ganesh temple on the festival. (Courtesy: ANI)


Visuals from Nagpur's Tekdi Ganesh temple. (Courtesy: ANI) 


Visuals from Nagpur's Tekdi Ganesh temple. (Courtesy: ANI)