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Festivals and Events in Malshej Ghat

Festivals and Events in Malshej Ghat include two major festivals, Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi. These two festivals are celebrated with great fanfare.

Ganesh Chaturthi is a special festival celebrated for ten days, in August - September to commemorate the birth of Lord Ganesh. This is one of the major festivals of the state. Women prepare sweets called modak, to appease Lord Ganesha.

Another important festival is Diwali that is celebrated with lots of enthusiasm and fanfare. This festival is celebrated in November to celebrate the victory of good over evil and also to celebrate Lord Rama's return from fourteen years of exile to Ayodhya. Goddess Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth is worshipped during this festival.

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