72-feet Ganesha idol in Vijayawada is the biggest Ganesha idol ever for Vijayawada city. In 2016, Vinayaka Chavithi Navaratri Utsavalu begins on 5 September and ends on September 15 with Ananta Chaturdashi Vinayaka Nimajjanam. But this year, Dundee Ganesha Seva Samiti Nimajjanam is celebrated on 16 September.
The organizers of this eco-friendly Clay Ganesha idol are – Dundee Ganesha Seva Samiti (DGSS). It is installed at Ghantasala Music College Grounds, Vijayawada.
This Ganapathi statue is holding a huge laddu on its hand. This Laddu is being prepared by Tapeswaram Sweet makers.
For this Vinayaka, 40 tonnes of iron and 60 tonnes of clay were used. The theme of this Ganapathi is “Siddhi Buddhi Sametha Kailasa Maha Ganapathi”.
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