Traditional potters here are busy crafting images of Lord Ganesh as Vinayakar Chathurthi is to be celebrated on September 1.
Images, both small and large are made here. One can also place orders, says Babu a potter here.
D. Rooban helps his family during this season. He is a 15-year-old boy and is studying std. 10th.
“This is our family business and I help in making these images,” says Rooban. He is a resident of Veeraperumal Koil Street.
On Tuesday, at South Mada Street, Mylapore newly made images of Lord Ganesh were unloaded on the pavement.
A hawker at East Mada Street sells the traditional umbrella for the images. You can buy the small ones for Rs.10 while the larger ones are priced at Rs.20.
Other places in this neighbourhood where you can buy earthen images are South and North Mada Street, Bazaar Road, Apparswamy Koil Street, R. H. Road and Mandaveli Market.