The city that never sleeps is an amazing place to celebrate some of the most popular festivals of India. With the onset of the festive season, the most awaited festival of Mumbaikars -Ganesh Chaturthi- is here. People from all over the country visit the place to be a part of the magnificent festival. Here is our say on Ganesh Chaturthi 2019.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019
The fourth day after the new moon in the month of Bhadrapada, which is 2nd September this year, will observe the beginning of celebrations. The eleven-day long festival will end with Anant Chaturdashi on 12th September 2019. The celebration takes place in honor of Lord Shiva’s elephant-headed son Shri Ganesh.
The rituals of the festival include worshipping Lord Ganesh for eleven days in pandals and immersing the idol in the water at the end of the eleventh day in a process called Visarjan.
Though the festival is celebrated all over India, certain regions like Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka celebrate the festival with much enthusiasm.
The Excitement of Ganesh Chaturthi 2019 in Mumbai
Mumbai, Maharashtra, is more pompous in terms of celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi. With more than 1,50,000 Ganpati Visarjans happening every year, the festival is celebrated on a grand scale by local communities to the extent of organizing a healthy competition to outdo one another.
From food to decoration of Pandals, people try to outshine one another. But no festival is complete without shopping. So, here is a list of some best local markets of Mumbai for shopping of Ganesh Chaturthi 2019 which might interest ladies if they want to buy cheap but good quality stuff:
With all the stuff available for the pooja from fruits to idols under the sun, the market is the ultimate place for shopping and the best part of all is that the shopkeepers are open to bargain. So, if you are aware of the local prices and have the talent to bargain, it’s the right place for you.
New clothes are a must at any festival. Asia’s largest textile market, Located in Kalbadevi, provides a wide range of unstitched material with an array of fabrics, designs, patterns, colors, and styles! In the rows of stalls, you will definitely find your perfect match.
The market is lively on every occasion and Ganesh Chaturthi 2019 has filled it with scent of flowers.
With hundreds of stalls selling almost every variety of flowers needed for the festival, you can reach out to the Dadar market if you are thinking of lavish decoration.
Planning to cook a rare dish on Ganesh Chaturthi 2019 but unable to find the exact spices? Reach out the Lalbaug market. It has everything from freshly roasted chilies to Chivda which you need to prepare your lavish dish.
With an array of accessories from earrings to anklets, the market will provide you with a perfect match of jewelry with your outfit. From ethnic to fashion jewelry, the market has it all and at a cheap rate!
The place where east meets west, Mumbai’s linking road is a place where you can observe the fusion of trendy and traditional blending together. Branded as well as street shops are available for all types of buyers. The shoppers don’t need to keep looking for things for the market is divided into sections for each item. If you are looking to go on with the trend this festive season, go ahead with linking the road.