Bengaluru: Ganesh Temple Glitters With Rs.65 Lakh Worth Of Coins And Notes | Visuals

Every year for Ganesh Chaturthi, the Sri Sathya Ganapathy Temple in Bengaluru is renowned for adding a special touch to its pandals.

Updated Sep 19, 2023 | 08:59 AM IST

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Bengaluru: As Ganesh Chaturthi is just around the corner, a temple in Bengaluru, Karnataka, has captured everyone’s attention by adorning its premises with a remarkable display of currency notes and coins worth Rs. 65 lakh. The Sri Sathya Ganapathy Temple in Bengaluru's JP Nagar is known for giving a unique touch to their premises during Ganesh Puja festivities every year.
This time, they took it a step further and included hundreds of coins and currency notes with amounts ranging from 10, 20, 50, and 500 to decorate the temple.
The Ganesh Chaturthi festival falls in the Bhadrapada month of the Hindu calendar and marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha. The much-awaited festival is also known as Ganeshotsav.

Steps taken by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP)

The sale and production of Ganesh idols constructed with Plaster of Paris (POP) are currently strictly prohibited by the BBMP, according to the officials. Infractions to the rules will result in harsh punishment for the makers.
The BBMP ordered for hassle-free celebrations in the streets since the idols will be set up at various locations throughout the city. The municipal organisation also stated that it will make sure the event is held in an environmentally responsible manner and that appropriate legal action will be taken if the festivities violate the rules.
During the festival, it also placed a stringent restriction on banners and flexes around the city. In Bengaluru, unauthorised hoardings, banners, and flexes are already prohibited.
For the immersion of idols, special arrangements are being made at Sankey Lake, Halasuru Lake, Yediyur Lake, Agara Lake, and Hebbal Lake.
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