Ganesha decorated with diamonds in Surat

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Surat, Aug 31 (ANI): A temple committee in Surat have decorated idol of lord Ganesha with diamonds worth millions of rupees during the ongoing 10-day Ganesha festival.

During the Ganesha Chaturthi festival, devotees offer prayers to appease the deity and seek his blessings.

"Every year we decorate Lord Ganesha with unique jewellery. Since our city is renowned for diamonds so we have decided to decorate the idol of our deity with diamonds," said Vijay Godliya, Organiser of the Ganesha Committee.

This year we decorated Lord Ganesha with Australian diamonds. We have adorned the idol with diamonds, every part right from the crown and hands to the foot," he added.

Lord Ganesha, is one of the most revered Gods of Hindus, and is worshipped at the beginning of every auspicious occasion.

Ganesha is described as 'Vinayaka' and as remover of obstacles he is called 'Vighanharta'. He is worshipped at the beginning of every auspicious occasion for blessings of luck and success. (ANI)

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