Ganesh Chaturthi also known as ‘Vinayaka Chaturthi’ or ‘Vinayaka Chavithi’ is celebrated by Hindus around the world as the birthday of Lord Ganesha. It is celebrated on 4th day of Hindu lunar calendar month of Bhadrapada maasa. Which is usually in mid-August to mid-September.
Ganesh chaturthi is also festival of food. Lord Ganesh is said to be foodie. Many varieties of prasad as modak, kheer, puran poli, undrallu, kudumulu etc are made and offered to him. Foodies wait for mouth watering food made of grated jaggery, coconuts and dry fruits.
There are four main parts of the festival – Pranapratishhtha, Shhodashopachara, Uttarpuja, Ganpati Visarjan. For visarjan reason Ganesha statue is made of turmeric dough or clay.