Khairatabad Ganesha (the Mammoth Ganapathi idol) known as the biggest and one of the most popular Ganesha Utsav mandals in not only Hyderabad but also in entire India, has got their first puja to Ganesha on 16 June 2016.
In 2016, Ganesh Navaratri begins on September 5 with Ganesh Chaturhti Puja.
Khairatabad Ganesh Utsava Samithi has conducted Bhumi Puja on Thursday for the construction of Ganesh Utsava murthi for Vinayaka Chavithi 2016.
According to the organizers, this year the Ganapathi vigraham will be of 58 feet height.
This year (2016) is the 62nd Year of Ganapathi Navaratri celebrations for Khairatabad Ganesh Utsava Samithi. On this occasion, some special pujas will be performed.
As per the official sources, the design will be finalized after discussing with the devotees from various sections and taking advises from common people.