Khairatabad Ganapathi 2018 will be 56 to 60 feet mammoth Ganesha idol. In order to start the construction of the biggest Ganesha idol, the organizers had performed the Karra Pooja (Bhumi Pooja) on Shukla Ekadashi in Adhika Jyeshta Masam of Telugu Calendar.
In 2018, Ganesh Navaratri begins on September 13 with Ganesh Chaturthi Puja. According to the organizers, this year the Ganapathi vigraham will be of 56 to 60 feet height.
This year (2018) is the 64th 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.