Ganesha festival, also recognized as 'Ganesh Utsav' is the biggest festival in Sangli and the nearby areas of Maharashtra. During this festival, people initial purchase Ganesh idols and take it to temples to provide prayer. These idols are once more taken to their houses to worship for eight to 10 days. Then it is immersed at Krishna River close to Irwin Bridge.
Enormous Ganesh idols are worshipped at properly adorned pandals, also known as Dekhavas for eight to ten days. These Dekhavas are organized by the Mandals, worked collectively for the entire locality. A variety of Mandals shouting the slogans of Ganpati Bapa Morya take out enormous processions throughout the initial day along with the day of immersion with the idols throughout the metropolis. Persons from your metropolis and nearby towns, districts throng to witness the Ganesh festival celebrations. Big dollars in terms of crores is invested on decorations of your pandals.
Ganesh Temple at Sangli is extremely famous, since it was built from pink sand stone of Rajasthan by the king from the then Sangli state, Patwardhan Raje. The persons of Maharashtra have good faith to Lord Ganesh. Each and every new job begins only following taking the blessings of the Lord. Sangli is nicely connected by rail and street.