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Ganpati Visarjan: Devotees bid adieu to elephant-headed God on Anant Chaturdashi, pray for his speedy return next year
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Ganpati Visarjan: Devotees bid adieu to elephant-headed God on Anant Chaturdashi, pray for his speedy return next year

After the 10-day-long extravaganza of Ganpati Chaturthi festivities, which commenced on 2 September, comes Anant Chaturdashi or Ganesh Visarjan on 12 September, marking the end of the auspicious Hindu festival

'Avoid dancing atop these bridges!' Mumbai civic body identifies 20 unsafe rail overbridges as city gears up for Ganesh visarjan
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'Avoid dancing atop these bridges!' Mumbai civic body identifies 20 unsafe rail overbridges as city gears up for Ganesh visarjan

Adhering to safety of the people, Mumbai Police officials have said they have been asked to regulate the number of people atop the bridges at all times during Ganeshotsav.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Two women killed, four injured after wall collapses at Ganpati Pandal in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Two women killed, four injured after wall collapses at Ganpati Pandal in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district

Two women were killed on the spot and four were left injured in a wall collapse at a Ganpati Pandal in Bamurakunj village on Wednesday night.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Mumbai Police issues traffic advisory, deploys 50,000 cops across 129 immersion points
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Mumbai Police issues traffic advisory, deploys 50,000 cops across 129 immersion points

In order to maintain law and order in the city while also ensuring that there is not much inconvenience to people, Mumbai Police has issued traffic advisory for the same.

Ganpati Visarjan 2019: From Shubh Muhurat to Puja Vidhi, a look at Ganesh Chaturthi festivities before immersion
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Ganpati Visarjan 2019: From Shubh Muhurat to Puja Vidhi, a look at Ganesh Chaturthi festivities before immersion

The process of Ganpati visarjan involves a public procession accompanied with much much pomp and fervour. Music and group chants are also a part of the ritual, where devotees bid adieu to the deity and hope for his speedy return the next year.

At least 18 people drown across Maharashtra during immersion of idols on last day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival
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At least 18 people drown across Maharashtra during immersion of idols on last day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival

As many as 18 people drowned on Sunday in various parts of Maharashtra during the immersion of idols on the last day of the Ganesh festival, officials said on Monday.

Ganesh festival concludes in Maharashtra: Immersions to continue past midnight, 11 people drown in various parts of state
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Ganesh festival concludes in Maharashtra: Immersions to continue past midnight, 11 people drown in various parts of state

In big cities like Pune and Mumbai, processions carrying huge idols of Lord Ganesh on decorated trucks are expected to continue well past midnight.

Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: 9,000 BMC employees to oversee immersion of idols tomorrow
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Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: 9,000 BMC employees to oversee immersion of idols tomorrow

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, police, coast guard and navy have made elaborate arrangements to ensure smooth and safe immersion of Lord Ganesh idols on Monday.

Thousands gather for Ganpati immersion at Girgaum Chowpatty
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Thousands gather for Ganpati immersion at Girgaum Chowpatty

Crowds gathered in large numbers for Ganpati immersion at the Girgam Chawpaty of Mumbai to mark the occasion of 'Anant Chaturdashi'.

Maharashtra bids adieu to Lord Ganesh
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Maharashtra bids adieu to Lord Ganesh

Maharashtra bids farewell to Lord Ganesh amidst a riot of colours, traditional dance and music with thousands of big and small idols of the elephant-headed God set to be immersed under tight security on the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi today.