Ganesh Chaturthi marks the birth of Lord Ganesh, the god of wisdom and prosperity. The festival falls on the Bhadrapada month of the Hindu calendar, in August-September. Lord Ganesh is considered a symbol of wisdom, writing, travel, commerce, and good fortune and addressed as Gajanana, Ganesh, Gajadant that are among his 108 names. The excitement for this 10-day long festival begins weeks before Ganesh Chaturthi, with several people making clay idols of Lord Ganesha and painting them. To enhance knowledge about this festival, Presidians also participated in celebrations by making some posters and drawings.