Indore : Citizens are gearing up for the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi since Wednesday evening. The Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival which is widely celebrated in the city with devotion and faith.
Lord Ganesha is believed to bestow good luck and remove obstacles from life of people, so people started preparation for the festival seriously.
People were seen busy in the last minute preparations for the festival. Artisans were giving final touches to the idols and pandals were being decorated with glittering lights, flowers etc.
Markets were flooded with Ganesha idols, decorative materials and special sweets for the festival. Traders and shopkeepers were doing brisk business on the eve of Chaturthi.
Ancient temples in the city were flooded with devotees since morning and special pujas and offerings were made.
The city police too beefed up security arrangements for the smooth running of the 10-day-long festival with security personnel being deployed in adequate number.