Khairatabad Ganesh History
Khairatabad Ganapati Deva in Hyderabad is one of the tallest Ganesha idols made in India during Ganesh Chaturthi festival.Late Mr. S. Sankarayya freedom fighter, in 1954 founded Sri Ganesh Utsav Committee, Khairatabad, Hyderabad. Since then every year it developed with the constant effort of Mr. S. Sankarayya’s family and friends and committee members.
The Ganesh idol of this place is the tallest in the world, averaging to 50 feet. Mr.S.Sankarayya’s brother Mr. S. Sudershan continuing the tradition of Ganesh Pooja in Khairatabad, Hyderabad, with the help of Mr. Sandeep Raj and his son S. Rajkumar successfully, since 55 years. Every year lakhs of devotees visit daily this 12 days event of Ganesh Utsav. On 12th day this huge Ganesh idol, with the help of large cranes will be immersed in Hussain Sagar lake, after long procession.
Kairatabad Ganesh History
Sri Ganesh Utsav Committee, Khairatabad, Hyderabad claims the Ganesh idols displayed here, during Ganesh Chaturthi, to be the tallest idols in the world. At the end of the festival, the Ganesh idol is immersed in the Hussain Sagar Lake using cranes.