Khairatabad Ganesh laddu to reach city on September 8
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The nearly 4,000 kg laddu, which is to be offered to the 56-feet Khairatabad Ganesh, will reach the city on September 8. It will be the third consecutive year that an East Godavari-based sweet maker is making the offering to the tallest Ganesh idol in the city.
Sixteen people, including the sweet maker PVVS Mallikarjuna Rao, would undertake a special deeksha at his shop in Tapeswaram village. As part of the ritual, a small Ganesh idol was installed there on August 31. The team will start preparing the boondi on September 4 and start the actual preparation of the laddu two days later. They would be using 1,600 kg sugar, 1,000 kg Bengal gram (Chana dal), 900 kg ghee, 200 kg cashew, 100 kg almonds , 50 kg cardamom and 10 kg green camphor to make the laddu. The final touches would be given on September 7. tnn It would be brought to the city through a special transport arrangement,
“We have taken all measures to keep the laddu fresh till the time of immersion. In fact, the city’s weather will aid in keeping the laddu fresh,” says Mallikarjuna Rao