New Delhi, Sep 2 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted people on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.
''Wishing everyone a blessed Ganesh Chaturthi. 'Ganpati Bappa Morya','' he tweeted.
Ganesh Chaturthi, the ten-day long festival celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha. It is celebrated with immense fervour and gaiety in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Devotees offer 'modak' to the Lord whom they lovingly called Bappa.
The devotees bring idols of Lord Ganesh to their home and worship for a one-and-a-half-day, three days, five days, seven days, 10 days. Some even stretch the festival for 11 days. (UNI)