Virar : This year, preparations for Ganapati festival have started in every house as the restrictions have been lifted due to the global pandemic Corona. The markets, which were dry two days ago, are bustling on the last day. Due to the deterioration of economic conditions during the Corona period, the demand for artificial items is increasing instead of expensive decorative items. It mainly consists of flowers, garlands and other decorations made of flowers which are now seen in the market in the form of cloth and paper.
In the last two years citizens could not enjoy the festival due to Corona restrictions. The economic situation of many worsened due to the massive impact on employment caused by the retrenchment regime. But this year, as the economic cycle picked up speed, the citizens started playing with money, and the joy of the festival increased. Citizens everywhere are enjoying shopping as preparations for Ganesh festival are in final stage.
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Seeing the enthusiasm of the citizens, traders have also brought various new products to the market. However, the traders are worried as the response of the buyers in the market was low just two days ago, but the traders are also worried as the buyers came out to buy in large quantities on the last day.
Different types of flower decorations, foreign flower garlands, bunches, pylons, rugs, amber, RC, vases, back decoration of Ganapati idols have started coming in the market.
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As plastic is banned, these items are mainly made of paper and cloth this year. Because of this, its price is affordable. Since these items do not deteriorate, there is no need to replace them regularly. Vikram Patil, a vendor in Nalasopara, said that people are demanding more for these artificial decorations as their color is stable and they can be easily used next year and on other occasions. He said that the price of this item starts from just Rs.200 and increases according to the demand of the customers. Due to these attractive decorative options available at low cost, consumers are attracted to this decoration.