India Maha Ganesh Chaturthi Festival: Height curbs, raw material shortage hit Ganesh idol trade Updated : August 18, 2020 11:20 AM IST This year, 'Ganesh Chaturthi' falls on August 22. Earlier, idols made in Aurangabad were sent to places like Nizamabad, Hyderabad (Telangana) and Pune (in Maharashtra). This time the trade is limited to some neighbouring districts, Joble said. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.