Guwahati, Sept 11: Like every year this year also Shri Pandunath Ganesh Chaturthi celebration committee has decided to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with a day long programme of Puja-Archana followed by Bhog Prasad and Naam Kirtan on Thursday. President of the celebration committee Ashok Thard informed that this year respected president of Assam Sahitya Sabha Dr. Paramanand Rajbanshi will grace the occasion as chief guest along with Kabindra Prasad Sharma and Mohit Sharma, Doloi of Maa Kamakhya Temple and some noted social workers will be present as guest of honour.
Committee Secretary Surendra Mittal says Sri Sri Pandunath Devalaya is an ancient temple. According to scripture of Yogini Tantra and Kalika Purana the temple was built by Lord Vishwakarma on request of Pandavas during their Agyatvas in Kamrup. The Temple has Vishnu Shila – where Demon Madhu & Kaitava were killed. The temple also has 6 nos Lord Ganesh idols which were worshipped by the Pandavas.