One of the highly-awaited festivals, Ganesh Chaturthi, fondly known as Ganeshotsav is ongoing. The 10-day festivities begun on August 22 and end with the final immersion of the idol in the holy water called the Visarjan.
To mark the celebration, people welcome Bappa with utmost devotion and dedication. This year the celebrations ought to be different from the usual grand celebration due to the ongoing pandemic. However, celebrities are doing their bit by spreading important messages across social media ahead of the festival.
A few eminent celebs are encouraging individuals to worship an Eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi this year. The activity targets reducing pollution brought about by inundating gods in water made of POP and other contaminating substances.
This eco-friendly initative started by Bombay Times this Ganesh Chaturthi was taken up by the Bollywood Celebs. Sonu Sood, Sonakshi Sinha, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Tusshar Kapoor and many more took environment awareness in account by making their Ganpati Idols out of news paper and clay. By adding the hashtag ‘#MyPaperGanesha’, they inspired their fans to celebrate this auspicious festival while protecting the environment.
While the POP and other contaminating substances made Idols are been in the market our Celebs are spreading the message of environmental awareness for a cleaner and greener Earth.