When is Ganesh Chaturthi in 2017?

Ganesh Chaturthi in 2017 is on Thursday, the 24th of August(24/8/2017). Ganesh Chaturthi (also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, Vinayaka Chavithi or sometimes Vinayagar Chaturthi) is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Bhaadrapada, starting on the shukla chaturthi (fourth day of the waxing moon period). The festival marks a day on which Lord Ganesha makes…