The Festival of Ganesh Chaturthi at Alwal
The birth of Lord Ganesh is on the 4th day of the bright half of Bhadrapad (August/September). This day is also Known as Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi. The festival is celebrated for Ten days from Ganesh chaturthi till Anantchaturdashi - the final 10th day of his immersion. Everyone loves this deity with his curving trunk, Huge pot-belly and big ears. The Lord is a Protector of the innocent and destructor of the evil. The People of all communities celebrate the festival with Lot of Joy, Devotion and brother hood in Hyderabad. In Awal,Hyderabad the Festival ends with the Immersion processions mainly towards the Majestic Hussain Saagar lake also Known as Tank Bund and there would be around one Million People taking part in this event every year.