Khairatabad Ganesh in 2018
|Location(s)||Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Telangana|
Devotees participate in the 11-day festival and thousands of people visit the place from other parts of the state, and also from other states of India. On the 11th day the idol is immersed in Hussain Sagar lake.
In 2013, a 59 feet Ganesh idol was installed to mark the completion of 59 years and a 4200 kg laddu was kept in the palm, that was made in a village named Tapeswaram located in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
The Khairatabad Ganesh laddu in 2015 was a massive 6000 kg in weight. This laddu as usual was prepared at Tapeswaram, by vendor Mr. Malli Babu who has been in the business for the past few years.
|Year||Avatar||Height in feet||Reference|
|2013||Sri Gajaroha Chaturmukha Maha Ganapathi||59|
|2014||Sri Kailasha Vishwaroopa Maha Ganapathi||60|
|2015||Thrishaktimaya Moksha Ganapathi||59|||
|2016||Sri Shakthi Peetha Shiva Nagendra Maha Ganapathi||58|
|2017||Sri Chandi Kumara Anantha Maha Ganapathi||57|
|2018||Sri Saptha Muka Ganesh||55|
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