Bhopal : Thursday, September 13, 2018 : The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival of egalitarianism. The festival is celebrated by all the communities with joy and fervour.
There is an old tradition for installation of Ganesh idol. He prayed to the Lord Ganesh for the prosperity of the state on this occasion. Chouhan mentioned that he prays that peace and social harmony always prevail in the state.
CM Chouhan along with wife Smt. Sadhna Singh Chouhan, sons Kartikey and Kunal reached Mata Mandir in the afternoon and returned to his residence with the Lord Ganesh’s idol. A large cavalcade of devotes reciting Ganesh Vandana proceeded accompanied him.
According to the traditional religious rituals the Ganesh idol was installed at the CM House. It is to be highlighted that Lord Ganesh’s idol is installed every year by Chouhan at his residence.