Special Report : Immersion of Ganesh Idols will Take Place in Various Water BodiesTomorrow – Thanthi TV

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Special Report : Immersion of Ganesh Idols will Take Place in Various Water BodiesTomorrow 09-09-15 – Thanthi TV
Special Report : Tamil Nadu Police Imposes Strict Regulations ahead of Ganesh Idol Immersion…and this will Take Place on September 20,21 and 23 – Thanthi TV


Ganesh Chaturthi is also celebrated in Tamil Nadu. Here it is known as vinayakachaturthi or pillayar chaturthi and the festival falls on the fourth day after new moon in the month of aavani. On this day Ganesh idols made of clay are worshipped in all homes. It is known as kaliman pillayar. Ganesh is decorated with garlands and Bermuda grass known asarukampulin Tamil. Modak, ladoo and other dishes are offered to Ganesha. People throng Ganesh temples all day. Famous Ganesh temples in the state will be decked up with devotees all day. Large Ganesh idols are installed in public places in the state particularly in Chennai and the idols are not usually more than 13 feet high. Idols are usually made of clay and Papier-mâché, since plaster of paris idols are banned by the state government. In many places idols are made of coconuts and other organic products. The idols are worshipped for some days in pandals and are immersed in the Bay of Bengal the following Sunday. The Tamil Nadu police department makes elaborate arrangements for the festival. Ganesh chaturthi has become one of the major festivals in Tamil Nadu especially Chennai