Hyderabad’s Khairatabad Ganesha 2014 will hold 5,000 kgs Maha Laddu in his hand. The mammoth Ganesh idol will hold the huge laddu made by a Tapeswaram sweet-maker of East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh state.
The sweet-maker particularly known for ‘Kaja’ is prepating the laddu with six-foot diameter as a special offering to Khairatabad Ganapathi.
Sri Bhaktanjaneya’s Suruchi Foods offered a laddu of 500 kg in 2010, 2,400 kg in 2011, 3,600 Kg Laddu in 2012 and 4,200 kgs Laddu in 2013. The mammoth laddu has drawn attention from devotees.
Designing procedure of the mammoth laddu has begun in the last week of July 2014. Along with the owner of Suruchi Foods (Polisetty Mallibabu), more than 30 workers are working for this laddu have worn Ganesha mala after installation of Ganesha idol and Ganesh Puja.
As per the owner’s version, as the best quantity of preservatives added, the laddu would stay fresh for atleast six months.
In 5 tonnes of mammoth Laddu, 2,500 kgs of laddu will be distributed to devotees in packs of 50 grams and 100 grams. 1,250 kgs laddu prasadam will be sold for 1 Kg / 200 Rs. The money which it earns will be spent in social service. The remaining 1,250 kgs of laddu will be taken back to East Godavari in Andhra Pradesh state as Prasadam.
For Ganesh Chaturthi 2014, Khairatabad Ganesh Utsava Samithi is making all arrangements to install nearly 60-feet Ganesh idol which is termed as ‘Sri Kailasa Vishwaroopa Maha Ganapathi’.