Ganesh Chaturthi, one of many most-awaited Indian festivals, requires some much-needed revelry with household and associates. Nevertheless, on the similar time, one can’t ignore the environmental affect of such large-scale celebrations. Using chemical compounds, Plaster of Paris and different non-biodegradable parts that go into the making of idols go away a harmful path on the finish of the festivities. The nice half is that consciousness concerning eco-friendly idols is regularly rising and many individuals are making their very own idols with recyclable objects in addition to meals elements. Taking this concept ahead, a Ludhiana-based baker has created a 200-kg idol of the god out of Belgian chocolate!
Harjinder Singh Kukreja, the baker, mentioned in an Instagram put up that it took 10 cooks over 10 days to provide you with the edible idol of Lord Ganesh. The noble thought behind the venture received our hearts. The idol will not be immersed in a water physique.
Kukreja added within the caption, “Our edible chocolate Lord Ganesha is a candy reminder of all issues good. We plan to do Visarjan (immersion) in milk and distribute Chocolate Milk Prasad to underprivileged children in slum areas.”
That is Kukreja’s sixth yr of such effort. See the video right here:
In 2019, Kukreja had made an identical Ganesh idol with over 100 kg of chocolate. He had tweeted a photograph of himself with the idol, and said that “it took a crew of 20 cooks, 10 days and 100+ kgs Belgian Chocolate to make this eco-friendly Ganesha”.
That is our 4th consecutive yr of the Chocolate Ganesha! It took a crew of 20 cooks, 10 days and 100+ Kgs Belgian Chocolate to make this eco-friendly Ganesha. pic.twitter.com/EN85okaNx8— Harjinder Singh Kukreja (@SinghLions) September 2, 2019
As an alternative of immersing the idol, even then Kukreja had dissolved it in milk to make chocolate milk, and distributed that amongst underprivileged children. Learn extra about it here.
Ganesh Chaturthi is widely known in lots of states, particularly Maharashtra, Gujarat, Odisha, West Bengal, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Karnataka. The celebrations will finish after 10 days on Anant Chaturdashi.