As the Ganesh Chaturthi festival is fast approaching, many people in Hyderabad have decided to bring ecological clay idols of Lord Ganesha into their homes. The urge and vigor to preserve the environment has caused people to reject idols made of chemicals, plaster of paris, plastic, hot melt glue in favor of idols made of natural materials like clay.
Lakshman, a trader selling such idols, is pleased with the sales of his Ganesha clay idols and pointed out its benefits to the public and the environment. “I have a store in Himayat Nagar. I bring Ganesha idols from Solapur, Calcutta and Gujarat. The public prefers clay Ganesha idols to colorful Ganesha idols. There are very beautiful designs. People bring back. these idols at home and later after worship they plant growing plants using this idol. It brings them a lot of benefit and happiness. The sales are really good and we have been selling these idols for 10 to 15 years ” , Lakshman said.
Customers are also very aware of the ecological nature of these idols and have bought them for a long time. “Lord Ganesha’s idols made of clay are really good. It doesn’t cause any pollution or infection. I have been using these idols for a decade,” said a client named Prakash.
Another client named Arun said, “I keep these clay Ganesh idols at my house every year. Everyone in my area only uses these Ganesh idols. Ganesh Chaturthi, a ten-day festival that begins on the fourth day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month Bhadrapada, will begin on September 10 of this year. (ANI)
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