Ganesha Chaturthi Festival :

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival is also called “Vinayak Chaturthi”. Vinayak is an added name of lord Ganesha. Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati are father and mother of lord Ganesh respectively. Devotees believed that lord Ganesha was originated by the goddess Parvati at the time of her bathing. By the efforts of Lokmanya Tilak it is celebrated as an annual holiday.

He believed that Ganesha is a god of everyone. He also covered a gap between the Brahmins and Non Brahmins and produced nationality.

Festival’s Impact On The Environment:

In India it is a ritual to immersed lord Ganesha’s idol into the river or sea or lakes. Mostly Ganesha’s idol is be made by plaster of paris which is harmful for water living beings and nature. It raises the acid level in the water and content of heavy metals like cadmium and mercury.

It is a controversial issue in the India. To solve this problem many organizations have recommended solutions that are given in the below-

  • Use of natural soil to make the idol of lord Ganesha and immersed the idol into the temporary water pond.
  • Every year used a permanent idol that is made by stone and brass
  • Prohibition on the submerge of plasters idol in the river or sea.
  • To create Ganesha idols, people must be use of biodegradable substance like paper mache.
  • Plaster of Paris idol’s recycling.

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