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Ganesh Utsav/ Vinayaka Chaturthi

Devotees take out a procession with an idol of god "Ganesha" to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.

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Devotees take out a procession with an idol of god "Ganesha" to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.

Photo by Apoorva Salkade/Outlook

State Disaster Emergency Response Force (SDERF) personnel during a search and rescue operation after a boat capsized in the Lower Lake, in Bhopal. Eleven people drowned when the boat carrying them along with a Ganesh idol for immersion capsized in early dawn hours.

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People immerse an idol of god Ganesha in an artificial water body after worship on the final day of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Ahmadabad.

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An idol of god Ganesha floats after its immersion in an artificial water body after worship on the final day of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Ahmadabad.

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Devotees prepare to immerse huge idols of god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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Devotees prepare to immerse idols of god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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Devotees prepare to immerse huge idols of god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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Devotees prepare to immerse huge idols of god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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Devotees prepare to immerse a huge idol of god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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Devotees prepare to immerse a huge idol of god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade

Devotees take out a procession with an idol of god "Ganesha" to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.

Photo by Apoorva Salkade/Outlook

Devotees take out a procession with an idol of god "Ganesha" to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.

Photo by Apoorva Salkade/Outlook

An idol of god Ganesha is immersed in Hussain Sagar Lake after worship on the final day of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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A devotee throws an idol of god Ganesha into the Hussain Sagar Lake after worship on the final day of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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A woman carries an idol of god Ganesha to immerse it in Hussain Sagar Lake on the final day of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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People accompany an idol of god Ganesha to immerse it in Hussain Sagar Lake on the final day of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

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Devotees carry the Ganesha idol of Lalbaugcha Raja for immersion, which marks the end of Ganesh Utsav celebrations, in Mumbai.

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Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesha for immersion, which marks the end of Ganesh Utsav celebrations, in Mumbai.

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Devotees take out a procession with an idol of god "Ganesha" to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.

AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool

Devotees take out a procession with an idol of god "Ganesha" to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.

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Devotees walk in a Ganesha Chaturthi festival procession with an idol of god Ganesha to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.

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People watch as devotees participate in a procession with large statue of god Ganesh in Mumbai.

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People take photographs of a giant idol of god Ganesha as it is taken for immersion on the tenth day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai. The festival is a celebration of the birth of Ganesha, prosperity and good fortune.

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Ganesha idols being carried for immersion during the Ganesh festival celebrations in Bengaluru.

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Devotees immerse an idol of Lord Ganesha in the sea during the Ganesh festival in Chennai.

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Devotees immerse idols of Lord Ganesha in the sea during the Ganesh festival in Chennai.

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Devotees immerse an idol of Lord Ganesha in the sea during the Ganesh festival in Chennai.

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Devotees visit the 61-feet-tall Khairatabad Ganesh idol during ongoing Ganesh festival, in Hyderabad.

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Devotees immerse a Lord Ganesha idol in Krishna River during Ganesh festival celebrations, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra offers prayers near a Ganesh idol during Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Mumbai.

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Devotees carry Ganesha idol for immersion, in Hyderabad.

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Devotees carry Ganesha idols for immersion at Dadar Chowpati, in Mumbai.

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Hindus and Muslims perform rituals during Ganesh Chaturthi and Muharram, in Hubballi.

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Devotees carry Ganesha idols for immersion at Dadar Chowpati, in Mumbai.

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Devotees carry Ganesha idols for immersion at Dadar Chowpati, in Mumbai.

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Devotees at a Ganesh 'Mandap' created on the theme of Chandrayaan-2 launch during Ganpati festival in Pune.

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A view of waterlogged street outside a Ganesha pandal, following heavy monsoon rain, in Mumbai.

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Devotees carry Ganesha idol on a tractor for immersion at the sea shore on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi at Kadapakkam in Kanchipuram district.

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No, this Ganesh Chatur­thi cel­eb­rati­ons at the Amb­anis’ (do they have to dance attendance, tho­­ugh?) wasn’t Ran­bir’s best show. Nope, not because of the silver text­ure of his kurta peeking under that spotty galabandh, but beca­use of the rad­­ia­­nce of Alia—the floral pattern mirrors her smile, and finds completion in those substantial earrings.

Guards sit at a 'visarjan' ghat near SM Joshi Bridge after 25000 cusecs of water was released from Khadkawasla Dam in Mutha river leading to a rise in the water level, in Pune.

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A devotee carries an idol of elephant-headed god Ganesha for immersing it in the Arabian Sea on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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A devotee carries an idol of elephant-headed god Ganesha in a car on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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A devotee carries an idol of Ganesha for immersing it in the Arabian Sea on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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A devotee carries an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha for immersing it in the Arabian Sea on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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Devotees carry idols of Ganesha for immersing it in the Arabian Sea on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

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Devotees immerse an idol of Lord Ganesha into River Ganga, in Kolkata.

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Devotees immerse an idols of Lord Ganesha at a lake in Thane.

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Devotees participate in a procession on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Jaipur.

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Bollywood actors Shilpa Shetty and Dia Mirza pose for photos on the occasion of Ganesh festival, in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at Mukesh Ambani's residence 'Antilla' in Mumbai.

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Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar along with his family members poses for photographs during the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at Mukesh Ambani's residence 'Antilla' in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Nana Patekar cleaning the idol on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty collects a Ganesha Idol at Chinchpokli, in Mumbai.

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TMC MP's Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty during inauguration of a community pandal of Lord Ganesha at Salt Lake city near Kolkata.

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Bollywood actor Jeetendra Kapoor prays on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Mahima Chaudhry offers prayers during 'Ganesh Chaturthi' festival at a pandal, in Faridabad.

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Bollywood actor Govinda Ahuja with his son Yashvardan Ahuja and daughter Tina Ahuja prays on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Sonu Sood with his family members prays on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.

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A Lord Ganesha idol decorated by about Rs 10 lakh rupees on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi at a temple in Kanchipuram.

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Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesha to be installed in a pandal on the first day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Nagpur.

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Devotees carry Ganesha Idol for immersion at a makeshift pond at Ulssor lake on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Bengaluru.

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Devotees offers prayers at a community pandal during 'Ganesh Chaturthi', in Kolkata

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A priest offers prayers at a community pandal during 'Ganesh Chaturthi' festival, in Kolkata.

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A devotee whispers a wish in the ear of an idol of Hindu God Ganesha as part of a ritual on the occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi, in Amritsar. Ganesh Chaturthi, also called Vinayaka Chaturthi, is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Ganesh.

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Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesha on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Surat

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Devotees offer prayers at Latashil Ganesh Mandir on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Guwahati.

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Hindu devotees worship a huge idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad. The ten-day long festival, that celebrates the birth of the Hindu god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune, ends Sunday.

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Devotees offer 'Heena' Mehandi at Mooti Doongari temple during the Sinjara on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in Jaipur

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Home Minister Amit Shah and his wife Sonal Shah offer prayers at Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir on the occasion of 'Ganesh Chaturthi' festival, in Mumbai

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Devotees wait to offer prayers at the Moti Dungri temple, on the occasion of the 'Ganesh Chaturthi' festival in Jaipur.

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School students offer prayers on the occasion of 'Ganesh Chaturthi' festival, in Bhubaneswar

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An idol of Coconut Cha Raja being placed in the pandal ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Mumbai.

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A devotee carries an idol of Lord Ganesha for installation at a school ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Thane.

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MRCC President Sanjay Nirupam offers prayers before Coconut Cha Raja ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, in Mumbai.

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An idol of Lord Ganesh made of figs, dry fruits and nuts being prepared ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Chennai.

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Idols of Lord Ganesha at a workshop ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at Pandav Nagar in East Delhi.

Photograph By Suresh K Pandey

Artists giving final touch to Ganesha idols ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi in Delhi

Photograph By Suresh K Pandey

Artists giving final touch to Ganesha idols ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi in Delhi

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Artists giving final touch to Ganesha idols ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi in Delhi

Photograph By Suresh K Pandey

Artists giving final touch to Ganesha idols ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi in Delhi

Photograph By Suresh K Pandey

A view of the famous Lalabugcha Raja 2019 first look unveiled ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Mumbai.

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An artist gives final touch to an idol of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Chennai.

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A woman pushes a cart containing idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Bikaner.

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A artist prepares idols of elephant-headed god Ganesha ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad.

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A school girl walks past unfinished clay idols of elephant headed god Ganesh in a makeshift studio which are covered with plastic sheet to protect from rain in Kolkata.

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A woman looks at an idol of elephant-headed god Ganesha ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad.

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A pedestal fan is installed to quick dry the idols as an elderly Indian artisan makes clay idols of elephant headed god Ganesh in a makeshift studio in Kolkata. The idols are being prepared for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturti festival.

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Lord Ganesha idols brought from Maharashtra for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at the Central Railway Station in Chennai.

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An artist gives final touches to an idol of Lord Ganesha, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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A Lord Ganesha idol brought from Maharashtra being carried to a pandal for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at the Central Railway Station in Chennai.

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An artist paints a clay idol of Lord Ganesha at Patuapara in South Kolkata.

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An artist gives final touches to the idols of Lord Ganesh at a workshop, ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, in Bikaner.

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Devotees offer 'Laddus' at Moti Dungri temple during Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Jaipur.

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Vinayaga idols arranged for sale ahead of Vinayagar Chathurthi, at Vadasseri in Nagercoil.

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Artists give final touches to idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi in Patiala.

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Artists prepare idols of Lord Ganesha at a workshop ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi at Kumartuli in Kolkata.

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An artist gives final touch to an idol of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, at a workshop in Amritsar.

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An artist paints Ganesha idols ahead Gowri-Ganesh festival, in Chikmagalur, Karnataka.

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Participants during mass making of clay idols of Lord Ganesha in Bengaluru.

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