As per Hindu mythology Lord Ganesh is considered as “Vigana Harta” (one who removes obstacles) and “Buddhi Pradaayaka” (one who grants intelligence). This festival of great importance for Hindus. And as ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ is nearing & while Bappa is on his way to your abode, the artisans of Khanapur have started making beautiful idols of Lord Ganesha. Idols of depicting Dagadu Seth Ganapati, Lalbagh Raja, Jai Malhar can been seen in huge number.
The idols are made by traditional clay are in great demand especially from Goa. Goa ministry has banned ganesh idols made of Plaster of Paris (POP) in the light of environment concern. Idols made from traditional clay are eco-friendly & hence a huge demand can be seen from goans.