Ramkumar Nayak/Raipur: During these days of Ganeshotsav, the craze for installing different types of Ganesha idols has increased. Ganapati idols are located in streets and localities. Often found in different forms, such as Baal Ganesha and Raja Ganesha etc. Now a huge Ganesha idol has been installed in Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh, which has made it difficult for devotees to turn their eyes away from it.
Jai Bhole Clan Seva Samiti has installed an idol of Bighnaharta Ganeshji at Kalibari Chowk in Raipur. You may be shocked to see this statue. In this idol, Lord Bholenath, the ruler of the entire universe, is depicted with the nine planets, sages and great scientists of the country. The idol is painted in such a way that it looks like Lord Bholenath’s original matted hair is showing.
This is the specialty of Pratima
Jai Bhole Group Ganesh Festival Committee media in-charge Roshan Sagar said, like every year, this year also a huge statue of Ganesha has been installed by the Jai Bhole Seva Samiti. The length of this idol is 17 feet and width is 24 feet. The special feature of this idol is that Lord Bholenath’s hair symbolizes the entire creation. These include the Sun, the Moon and the nine planets. At the same time scientists and saints are also depicted in it.
First Published: September 22, 2023, 16:44 IST