On Ganesh Chaturthi, a devotee offers 5 kg of gold mukut worth Rs 6 cr to Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati of Pune – In photos | Cultural news


New Delhi: On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, the entire nation is gripped in the festive fervor of welcoming Bappa home. Also known as Vinayak Chaturthi, it is the celebration of the birth of Lord Ganesha. This year, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on September 10, 2021.

The day takes on greater significance in Maharashtra and is celebrated as one of the main festivals in the state and lasts for 10 days. Famous and one of the oldest Bappa temples in Pune – Shreemant Dagdushekh Halwai Ganpati Mandir, is all adorned and Maha Bhog was offered to the Lord including modaks and candy.

We learned that a devotee of Bappa offered 5 kg of gold mukut Worth Rs 6 crore at Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati temple during Ganesh Chaturthi festival.

On this special day, the offering of this bhakt was made and the idol of Bappa was decorated with new clothes, adornments including the new 5 kg of gold mukut.

Amid the deadly second wave coronavirus outbreak, strict protocols are in place. Restrictions have been imposed in Maharashtra, where Ganesh Chaturthi is a major festival.

Mumbai Police imposed Sec 144 CrPC from September 10-19. More than 5 people will not be allowed to gather in the same place. No procession from Ganpati will be allowed, police said in their order.

People have been invited to celebrate the festival at home. The most famous temples have made darshans online available for live streaming.


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