- Celebrated in honour of the god Ganesha, the elephant-headed, remover of obstacles and the god of beginnings and wisdom.
- The festival lasts for 10 days, ending on Anant Chaturdashi (fourteenth day of the waxing moon period).
- Usually falls between August and September
- Celebration of art and culture, song and dance, custom and tradition..
- Classical dance, music recitals, film, drama festival, automobile rallies and traditional sports are held as a part of the festival.
- Maestros and stalwarts from all over India are invited to perform during the festival.
- Falls between August and September
- Lasts for 10 days.