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Khairatabad Ganesh 2017 – Pictures of Khairatabad Ganesh Idol in 2017 for Vinayaka Chaturthi Festival

Hyderabad Khairatabad Ganesh Idol 2017 is associated with Kumara and Chandi and it is called Sri Chandi Kumara Anantha Maha Ganapathi. The Khairatabad Ganesh Utsav Committee is celebrating 63rd year of formation. The height of murti in 2017 will be nearly 57 feet. Ganesha Vigraha or Murti made during Ganesh Chaturthi festival at Khairatabad near Hyderabad are famous for its huge size. The Vinayaka murti in 2017 is flanked by Shiva (Maha Kala Sadashivudu) and Goddess Durga (Mahishasura Mardini).

Some facts about Hyderabad Khairatabad Ganesh

  • Every year the construction of the huge murti begins on Apara Ekadasi (May/June).
  • The chief artist, C. Rajendran, has been making the huge murti of 30 years.
  • First installed in 1954 by S. Shankaraiah.
  • The height of the murti had reached 60-feet in 2015. Now the height is scale down. 
  • The mammoth Tappeswaram laddoo sent by Mallibabu was one of the main attraction of the festival but from 2017 it is being replaced by a huge PoP laddoo.
  • Devotees can bring ladoos and offer it to Ganapati which will be later distributed as prasad.

Ganesh Chaturthi in 2017 begins on August 25.

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