IMG-20160905-WA0013By Bizodisha Bureua, Bhubaneswar, September 5, 2016 : Ganesh Chaturthi (also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi) is a festival of the Hindus celebrated in honour of Ganesh — the elephant-headed god, who is believed to be the conqueror of obstacles.

With his blessings, this lord of beginnings and remover of obstacles, ensures that any new project or endeavour runs smoothly, bringing us wealth, prosperity and success.

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated throughout India. This Ganesh Chaturthi, people have been spreading warmth and love through these SMSes, WhatsApp, Facebook messages, greetings and wishes.

Interestingly, internationally acclaimed sand sculptor Sudarshan Patnaik on Monday made a sand art of Lord Ganesha at the sea beach in Puri, 60 kilometer from here with a message “GO GREEN”.

“We are facing imminent ecological disaster if you do not take appropriate measures from now onwards. The greatest obstacle is the way we live by destroying our environment in the name of development. It is time to think deep and hence, on this auspicious day, I chose to appeal people to Go Green”, Sudarshan told “Bizodisha.com.