Jamshedpur: State Food and Civil Supplies Minister Saryu Roy performed the ‘abhishekam puja’ 100 year old Ganesh Puja organised by Sree Bala Ganapati Vilas at Kadma. The puja continued for two hours.
The pandal has a 60 ft pandal- a replica of the golden temple, Sreepuram and a 14 ft idol of Lord Ganesha. Other members of the organising committee too participated in the first puja of the 10 day festival today. The pandal was inaugurated by former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda yesterday while the fair was inaugurated by Jamshedpur MP Bidyut Baran Mahto today.
The puja worth Rs 35 lakh will continue till Sep 23. The Ganesh Puja fair has over 200 kiosks and about six rides for children.