Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Riteish Deshmukh makes an ecological idol of Ganesha at home

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations come with a series of environmental problems and risks as thousands of people immerse idols made of plaster of Paris and toxic paints that do not dissolve in water properly and end up polluting and suffocating already dying bodies of water .

In an attempt to save the Indian bodies of water and spread the message of Ganesh Chaturthi, ecological actor Riteish Deshmukh , known for his DIY videos on Instagram, recently shared how he made an ecological idol of Ganpati from scratch at home.

The 40-year-old actor shared a video that shows how he made a creative idol using mud and wished his fans a happy Ganesh Chaturthi.

I made the Ganesha idol at home with clay clay. I want to be responsible with my environment, I hope we can leave a better clean planet for our children. They learn from what they see. Wishing you happiness and prosperity HappyGaneshChaturthi #ecofriendly #GanpatiBappaMorya, wrote next to

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However, this is not the first time that ' Ek Villain 'actor has promoted the concept' Go Green 'and' ecological '. Last year the star also made an ecological idol of Ganpati at home for Ganesh Chaturthi.

The annual 10-day festival, which marks Lord Ganesha's birthday, is celebrated with much fervor in western and southern India. This year, Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations began on September 2. Visarjan will take place on September 12.

Meanwhile, on the front line, Riteish has a series of films in progress, including 'Housefull 4', 'Marjaavaan', 'Welcome to the jungle' and 'Chhatrapati Shivaji'.