Ganesh Chaturthi ends; devotees bid adieu to Hindu deity at immersion ceremonies [Photos]

On the final day of Hindu festival Ganesh Chaturthi, which began on 13 September, people came together to bid farewell to Lord Ganesha.

FP Staff September 24, 2018 07:04:28 IST
Ganesh Chaturthi, the 10-day Hindu festival celebrated in India to mark the birth of Lord Ganesha, concluded on Sunday, with lakhs of people venturing out across the country for the final day immersion ceremony. PTI
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Ganesh Chaturthi, the 10-day Hindu festival celebrated in India to mark the birth of Lord Ganesha, concluded on Sunday, with lakhs of people venturing out across the country for the final day immersion ceremony. PTI
The last day of Ganeshotsav, which began on 13 September, saw people come together to bid farewell to the deity. Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
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The last day of Ganeshotsav, which began on 13 September, saw people come together to bid farewell to the deity. Sachin Gokhale/Firstpost
Devotees in Mumbai carried the idol of the popular 'Lalbaugcha Raja' for immersion on the last day of the Ganpati festival. PTI
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Devotees in Mumbai carried the idol of the popular 'Lalbaugcha Raja' for immersion on the last day of the Ganpati festival. PTI
Devotees carried Ganesha idols of all sizes for immersion in the Arabian Sea at Mumbai's Girgaum Chowpatty, one of the prime locations for immersions in the city, besides Juhu Beach, Powai Lake and Dadar Chowpatty. PTI
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Devotees carried Ganesha idols of all sizes for immersion in the Arabian Sea at Mumbai's Girgaum Chowpatty, one of the prime locations for immersions in the city, besides Juhu Beach, Powai Lake and Dadar Chowpatty. PTI
People of all ages celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi from day one till they bid adieu to the Hindu god. Immersion ceremonies involve great celebrations, singing and dancing. Reuters
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People of all ages celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi from day one till they bid adieu to the Hindu god. Immersion ceremonies involve great celebrations, singing and dancing. Reuters
The festival is celebrated across the country. Here, devotees immerse idols of Lord Ganesha in the Yamuna river on the banks of the Taj Mahal in Agra. PTI
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The festival is celebrated across the country. Here, devotees immerse idols of Lord Ganesha in the Yamuna river on the banks of the Taj Mahal in Agra. PTI
Volunteers and devotees immerse Hyderabad's most famous Khairatabad Ganesh idol, the tallest in the city at 57 feet, in the Hussain Sagar Lake. PTI
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Volunteers and devotees immerse Hyderabad's most famous Khairatabad Ganesh idol, the tallest in the city at 57 feet, in the Hussain Sagar Lake. PTI