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Ganesh Chaturthi 2016
Sep 05 , 2016 - Sep 05 , 2016
Location: All over India
   
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This year Ganesh Chathurthi falls on September 5, 2016. The date is auspicious as it is considered to be the birth date of Lord Ganesh. People all over India celebrate this festival with great pomp and show. 

The festival is celebrated for a period of 10 days. Fasting, feasting and distribution of sweets to Lord Ganesh are some of the important aspects of the festival rituals in India. 

Ganesh Chathurthi is one of the biggest festivals in Maharashtra. The festival was started by Chathrapathi Shivaji, the great Maratha ruler to promote the culture and nationalism of India and later it was revived by Lok Manya Tilak to spread the message of freedom struggle. 

 
 
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