Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted people on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on Monday.
“Wishing everyone a blessed Ganesh Chaturthi,” he tweeted in Hindi and English
सभी देशवासियों को पावन पर्व गणेश चतुर्थी की ढेर सारी शुभकामनाएं। गणपति बाप्पा मोरया!
Wishing everyone a blessed Ganesh Chaturthi.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 2, 2019
Ganesh Chaturthi, also called Vinayaka Chaturthi, is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Ganesh.
People install Ganesh idols at homes and in community pandals to celebrate the festival.