Hyderabad’s tallest Ganesh Idol Maybe smaller in size this year !!
The Khairatabad Ganesh Utsav Committee Chairman S. Sudershan has decided to set up a one feet idol this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Khairatabad Ganesh Utsav Committee has been installing an idol since 1954 and the first idol was one feet in size. Every year, the committee has been increasing the size of the idol by one feet.
This year, the Ganesh festival is celebrated on August 22. Actually construction of the idol should be started from May 18 and will continue till the third week of August. But the Utsav Committee will review the decision on the size of the idol. Chairman said if there is a vaccine for Covid-19 then Ganesh idol will be constructed out of the Committee hall otherwise it will be constructed in the Committee hall.
While talking about the special arrangements, the Committee president said that they would try and arrange for a sanitization chamber at the entrance of the pandal. He said that sanitation will be also be given high priority considering the situation prevailing at that time.