Festivals build cohesiveness in group and they educate, break monopoly of routine and give chance to re-organize body, mind and spirits. Ganesh Chaturthi is one such Hindu festival. The festival marks birth of beloved elephant headed Lord Ganesha - God of wisdom, prosperity and intelligence; of new beginnings and remover of obstacles.
Lord Ganesh, symbol of wisdom bestows his presence on earth during the festival and removes all obstacles. Lord Ganesh came back to life with head of an elephant and hence also called Gajanana, Gajadanta, and Vighnaharta.
Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated with devotion at Fertilizernagar School for five days this year (Sep 10-14, 2021). Students and Teaching / Non- teaching staff of entire school enjoyed with enthusiasm following COVID-19 guidelines. Ganesh idol made of natural clay was installed at FN School by devotees without disturbing peaceful atmosphere of GSFC Township, decorations were carried out and regular aartis were performed each morning and evening by students and staff of school. Prasad was distributed daily after prayers. Final visarjan was carried out in environment friendly manner by immersing idol in big container filled with water near botanical garden of school.