Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations across India

Sep 27, 2015, 16:47 PM IST
Devotees immersing a Lord Ganesha idol in Krishna river on the last day of Ganesh festival in Karad, Maharashtra.
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Devotees immersing a Lord Ganesha idol in Krishna river on the last day of Ganesh festival in Karad, Maharashtra.

Devotees gather around as an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is taken through the streets prior to its immersion in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.
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Devotees gather around as an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is taken through the streets prior to its immersion in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

People light firecrackers as an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is taken through the streets prior to its immersion in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.
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People light firecrackers as an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is taken through the streets prior to its immersion in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

Devotees cheer as an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is taken through the streets prior to its immersion in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.
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Devotees cheer as an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is taken through the streets prior to its immersion in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis with his family during the Ganpati festival in Mumbai.
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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis with his family during the Ganpati festival in Mumbai.

Devotees offers prayers at the Latashil Ganesh Temple in Guwahati during the occasion of Ganesh Festival.
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Devotees offers prayers at the Latashil Ganesh Temple in Guwahati during the occasion of Ganesh Festival.

People take part in the immersion procession of Lord Ganesh during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Moradabad.
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People take part in the immersion procession of Lord Ganesh during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Moradabad.

Devotees gather at the Moti dungri Ganesh temple to offer prayers on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Jaipur.
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Devotees gather at the Moti dungri Ganesh temple to offer prayers on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Jaipur.

Devotees carrying an idol of Lord Ganesha to the pandal for the Ganesha Festival in Karad, Maharashtra.
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Devotees carrying an idol of Lord Ganesha to the pandal for the Ganesha Festival in Karad, Maharashtra.

Devotees carrying an idol of Lord Ganesha to the pandal on the occasion of Ganesh Chathurti Festival in Karad, Maharashtra.
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Devotees carrying an idol of Lord Ganesha to the pandal on the occasion of Ganesh Chathurti Festival in Karad, Maharashtra.

Devotees carry an idol of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha in the trunk of a taxi during Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in Mumbai.
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Devotees carry an idol of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha in the trunk of a taxi during Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in Mumbai.

Devotees carry an idol of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha during Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in Mumbai.
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Devotees carry an idol of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha during Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in Mumbai.

People light firecrackers near a huge idol of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.
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People light firecrackers near a huge idol of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

Devotees carry idols of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha on a handcart during Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.
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Devotees carry idols of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha on a handcart during Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

An Indian woman carries an idol of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha on a cycle cart for sale on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad.
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An Indian woman carries an idol of elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha on a cycle cart for sale on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad.

Devotees transport an idol of Hindu god Ganesha from a workshop to a worship venue ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.
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Devotees transport an idol of Hindu god Ganesha from a workshop to a worship venue ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

People watch as devotees transport an idol of Hindu god Ganesha from a workshop to a worship venue ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.
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People watch as devotees transport an idol of Hindu god Ganesha from a workshop to a worship venue ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

Devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesha from a workshop to a worship venue ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.
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Devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesha from a workshop to a worship venue ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

A artist gives final touches to an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in New Delhi.
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A artist gives final touches to an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in New Delhi.

Devotees participate in a procession with large statues of Hindu god Ganesh in Mumbai.
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Devotees participate in a procession with large statues of Hindu god Ganesh in Mumbai.

Devotees participate in a procession with large statues of Hindu god Ganesh in Mumbai.
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Devotees participate in a procession with large statues of Hindu god Ganesh in Mumbai.