Celebrations for Ganesh Chaturthi in 2023

The Hindu festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and Ganeshotsav, honours the birth of Lord Ganesha, the deity of knowledge, wealth, and fortune. Especially in Maharashtra and neighbouring states like Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu, Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most frequently observed celebrations in India. The most revered of all Hindu deities is Lord Ganesh, who is recognised as the remover of all barriers.