Nerium indicum or Nerium oleander known as Arali is widely used during religious rituals. These are offered to various deities especially to Lord Rama, Lord Murugar and Goddess Durga. They come in three colors pink, red and white. Arali flowers find a special place during worship of Lord Ganesha during Ganesha Chaturthi. Though Arali has a special place in the worship of deities, it is also important to consider the poisonous nature of this flower Nerium Oleander that can be fatal to children and sometimes adults. Hence during rituals proper handling and disposal of these flowers is highly recommended.