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Mumbai bids adieu to its favourite deity

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Published : Sep 12, 2019, 6:45 pm IST
Updated : Nov 11, 2019, 11:17 am IST
Indian Ganpati on Thursday devotees take out a procession with an idol of elephant-headed god 'Mumbai Cha Raja' of Ganesh Galli to be immersed in the Arabian Sea at Lalbaug in Mumbai. Every year millions of devotees immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers in the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesh. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Indian Ganpati on Thursday devotees take out a procession with an idol of elephant-headed god 'Mumbai Cha Raja' of Ganesh Galli to be immersed in the Arabian Sea at Lalbaug in Mumbai. Every year millions of devotees immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers in the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesh. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Ganpati at Lalbaug. Every year millions of devotees immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers in the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesh. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Ganpati at Lalbaug. Every year millions of devotees immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers in the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesh. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees on Thursday take out a procession with an idol of 'Mumbai Cha Raja' - Ganesh Galli to be immersed. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees on Thursday take out a procession with an idol of 'Mumbai Cha Raja' - Ganesh Galli to be immersed.  (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees take out a procession with an idol of Ganpati to be immersed in the Arabian Sea at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees take out a procession with an idol of Ganpati to be immersed in the Arabian Sea at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Ganpati on Thursday devotees take out a procession with an idol of elephant-headed god 'Mumbai Cha Raja' of Ganesh Galli to be immersed in the Arabian Sea at Lalbaug in Mumbai. Every year millions of devotees immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers in the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesh. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Ganpati on Thursday devotees take out a procession with an idol of elephant-headed god 'Mumbai Cha Raja' of Ganesh Galli to be immersed in the Arabian Sea at Lalbaug in Mumbai. Every year millions of devotees immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers in the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesh. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Every year millions of devotees immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers in the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesh. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Every year millions of devotees immerse Ganesh idols into oceans and rivers in the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival that celebrates the birth of Ganesh. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Ganpati devotees on Thursday walk in a Ganesha Chaturthi festival procession with an idol of elephant-headed god Ganesha to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Ganpati devotees on Thursday walk in a Ganesha Chaturthi festival procession with an idol of elephant-headed god Ganesha to be immersed in the Arabian Sea, at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees walk in a procession with an idol of 'Lalbaug cha Raja' in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees walk in a procession with an idol of 'Lalbaug cha Raja' in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees walk in a Ganesha Chaturthi festival procession with an idol 'Lalbaug cha Raja' to be immersed in the Arabian Sea. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees walk in a Ganesha Chaturthi festival procession with an idol 'Lalbaug cha Raja' to be immersed in the Arabian Sea. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees walk in a Ganesha Chaturthi festival procession with an idol the famous 'Lalbaug cha Raja' to be immersed. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees walk in a Ganesha Chaturthi festival procession with an idol the famous 'Lalbaug cha Raja' to be immersed. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees during the visarjan of Ganesha on the tenth day of festive Ganapati celebration at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees during the visarjan of Ganesha on the tenth day of festive Ganapati celebration at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees during the immersion of idols of the Ganesha on tenth day of Ganapati celebration at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees during the immersion of idols of the Ganesha on tenth day of Ganapati celebration at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees during the immersion the tenth day of festive Ganapati celebration at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees during the immersion the tenth day of festive Ganapati celebration at Girgaum Chowpatty in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)

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