Ganpati Photos: Pune Photographs and Pictures and from Mumbai
These pictures are from one of the largest festivals in india (and probably the world), the ganesh or ganpati festival.
Ganpati is an elephant headed mythological hindu god. Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak (Freedom Fighter and statesman) started to unite people, for freedom against british empire which was ruling india in 1893. Today it celebrated in Public places, apartments, homes, schools, trains !!
It is celebrated for 10 days (sometimes 11 or 12). Ganpati festival 2008 starts on 3rd September