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Ganesh Utsav begins with religious fervour

Hojai:- The Five days long Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration has kicked started in Hojai with religious fervour. The celebration began on Wednesday evening at the heart of Hojai Town i.e Netaji Point. Since Eighteen years Hojai Baybasayee Ganpati Puja Udjapan Samittee  is celebrating the Puja with much pomp and gaiety.A large pandal has been erected at Netaji point and sparkle light decoration have added much attraction to the festival. At Hojai Baybasayee Ganpati Puja Udjapan Sammiitte the festivity will conclude on 16th September with  town 'parikarma with idol of Lord Ganesha'  along with devotees in the evening, thereafter immersion at Kali Bari.On the other hand, Sri Sri Sarbajanik Ganesh Utsav Samiittee is also celebrating the festival at ward No 2 at New-market in Hojai with much fanfare and lots of enthusiasm.Laxminarayan Temple and Biswanath Temple in Hojai witnessed long queues of the devotees on Thursday, who came to offer puja and seek  blessings of Lord Ganesha for better health and prosperity and also for removing obstacles of life on the occasion of Ganesh Chatruthi. Devotees lit earthen lamps and incense sticks to please the deity and offered flowers and sweets. In Lanka, Marwari Panchayat Lanka celebrated Ganesh Chatruthi on Thursday with religious fervour.  Devotees from all the sections of the society thronged the Ram Temple, where they celebrated the festival by offering sweets, flowers and chanting of mantras as per Vedic rituals  and at last prasadam was distributed among them

 

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Journalist Based in Hojai Town.

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