Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha, is among the most auspicious festivals celebrated in Maharashtra. For Mumbai, this ten day festival is an absolute extravaganza of devotion fused with fun and camaraderie. The city bustles with dancing and singing devotees and mammoth idols representing Lord Ganesh are paraded through the streets. Lord Ganesh is believed to be the Lord of Wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. Mumbai being the commercial capital of India, Lord Ganesh holds a special position amidst the Mumbaikars.