Braving the downpour, people thronged Durga puja pandals to offer their tributes to the goddess on the last day of the five-day festivity.
Anticipating a heavy rush for the immersion of Durga idols in river Yamuna tomorrow, Delhi Police on Sunday issued a traffic advisory cautioning people to avoid several roads.
One person was killed while 2 others were injured in firing which broke out between two groups during immersion of Saraswati idol in Chatra district.
The State Pollution Control Board in Bihar would conduct a test of the Ganga water to ascertain level of contamination due to immersion of thousands of idols in the city containing toxic synthetic materials and paints.
Teary eyed devotees bade an emotional farewell as idols of goddess Durga and other Gods were immersed in ponds, lakes and rivers of West Bengal.
Durga Puja celebrations turned tragic for four families in capital as four youths drowned in Yamuna river during immersion of idols of the Goddess.
About 15 major ponds in the city
have been cleaned up for the Ganesh immersion.
India is a multi-cultural country of myriad festivals.
The procession for the immersion of
Lord Ganesha`s idols which started on Anant Chaturdashi, ended
peacefully today as hundreds of idols installed at various
places were immersed in river Mutha here.
Day in Pics: 27th August
August 27, 2014
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