Ganesh Chaturthi 2014

Sep 08, 2014, 17:12 PM IST
Hindu devotees take a procession with an idol of god 'Ganesha' to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.
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Hindu devotees take a procession with an idol of god 'Ganesha' to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, in Mumbai.

Hindu devotees walk as a large statue of the Hindu god Ganesh is taken in a procession for immersion in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.
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Hindu devotees walk as a large statue of the Hindu god Ganesh is taken in a procession for immersion in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.

Devotees carry a boy on the shoulder of one of them and dance as a large statue of the Hindu god Ganesh is taken in a procession for immersion in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.
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Devotees carry a boy on the shoulder of one of them and dance as a large statue of the Hindu god Ganesh is taken in a procession for immersion in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.

Hindu devotees walk in a procession with large statues of the Hindu god Ganesh to immerse them in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.
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Hindu devotees walk in a procession with large statues of the Hindu god Ganesh to immerse them in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai.

Devotees throw colored powder as they prepare to immerse an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, in Mumbai.
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Devotees throw colored powder as they prepare to immerse an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations, in Mumbai.

Hindu devotees mass around a large statue of the Hindu God Ganesha on the way to immerse it in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesha Chaturthi in Mumbai.
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Hindu devotees mass around a large statue of the Hindu God Ganesha on the way to immerse it in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesha Chaturthi in Mumbai.

Hindu devotees mass around a large statue of the Hindu God Ganesha on the way to immerse it in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesha Chaturthi in Mumbai.
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Hindu devotees mass around a large statue of the Hindu God Ganesha on the way to immerse it in the Arabian Sea on the final day of the festival of Ganesha Chaturthi in Mumbai.

Hindu devotees light a candle as they prepare to immerse an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in the Yamuna river in New Delhi.
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Hindu devotees light a candle as they prepare to immerse an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in the Yamuna river in New Delhi.

A man prepares to immerse an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in the River Ganges after worshiping the same during the Ganesh Chaturti festival in Kolkata.
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A man prepares to immerse an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in the River Ganges after worshiping the same during the Ganesh Chaturti festival in Kolkata.

Devotees prepare to immerse an idol of Hindu god Ganesha into the River Kuakhai after worshiping the same during the Ganesh Chaturti festival on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.
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Devotees prepare to immerse an idol of Hindu god Ganesha into the River Kuakhai after worshiping the same during the Ganesh Chaturti festival on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar.

A devotee carries an idol of Hindu God Ganesha for immersion in a water body on the second day of the ten-day Ganesh festival in Mumbai.
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A devotee carries an idol of Hindu God Ganesha for immersion in a water body on the second day of the ten-day Ganesh festival in Mumbai.

Hindu devotees carry an idol of God Ganesha for immersion in a water body on the second day of the ten-day Ganesh festival in Mumbai.
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Hindu devotees carry an idol of God Ganesha for immersion in a water body on the second day of the ten-day Ganesh festival in Mumbai.

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in Karachi, Pakistan.
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Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in Karachi, Pakistan.

Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in Karachi, Pakistan.
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Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated in Karachi, Pakistan.

Moti Dungri Ganesh temple in Jaipur decorated with lights on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi festival.
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Moti Dungri Ganesh temple in Jaipur decorated with lights on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi festival.

Army soldiers carrying the idol of Lord Ganesha to a camp on the occasion of of Ganesh Chaturthi in Patiala.
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Army soldiers carrying the idol of Lord Ganesha to a camp on the occasion of of Ganesh Chaturthi in Patiala.

People throw colours at a Ganesh procession on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Ahmedabad.
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People throw colours at a Ganesh procession on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Ahmedabad.

Devotees taking part in a 'Kalash Yatra' on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Jammu.
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Devotees taking part in a 'Kalash Yatra' on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Jammu.

A Hindu devotee carries a clay idol of Hindu god Ganesha into a taxi during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.
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A Hindu devotee carries a clay idol of Hindu god Ganesha into a taxi during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

Hindu devotees load an idol of Hindu god Ganesha on the back of a truck, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmadabad.
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Hindu devotees load an idol of Hindu god Ganesha on the back of a truck, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmadabad.

A man climbs a 60 feet idol of Hindu god Ganesha to decorate it in preparation for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.
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A man climbs a 60 feet idol of Hindu god Ganesha to decorate it in preparation for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

People transport a giant idol of Hindu God Ganesha towards a worship area ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.
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People transport a giant idol of Hindu God Ganesha towards a worship area ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai.

A Muslim man walks past idols of Hindu God Ganesha displayed for sale ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.
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A Muslim man walks past idols of Hindu God Ganesha displayed for sale ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Hyderabad.

A boy carries an idol of Hindu god Ganesh as he displays them for sale in Allahabad.
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A boy carries an idol of Hindu god Ganesh as he displays them for sale in Allahabad.

Hindu devotees load an idol of Hindu god Ganesha onto the back of a truck ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmadabad.
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Hindu devotees load an idol of Hindu god Ganesha onto the back of a truck ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmadabad.

Hindu devotees perform rituals in front of an idol of Hindu god Ganesha before loading it onto a truck, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Allahabad.
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Hindu devotees perform rituals in front of an idol of Hindu god Ganesha before loading it onto a truck, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Allahabad.

A Hindu devotee loads an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in the trunk of his car ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in New Delhi.
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A Hindu devotee loads an idol of Hindu god Ganesha in the trunk of his car ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in New Delhi.

Hindu devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesha to take home, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in New Delhi.
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Hindu devotees carry an idol of Hindu god Ganesha to take home, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in New Delhi.