Ganesh Chaturthi in pictures: People prepare to welcome Lord Ganesha

Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 15:01 IST
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    A procession of revellers with a Lord Ganesh idol in Mumbai. Pic/PTI
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    An artist decorates a Ganesha Idol in Mumbai with Jalebis. Pic/PTI
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    An artist decorates a Ganesha Idol with spices in Mumbai. Pic/PTI
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    People carry home idols of Lord Ganesha for Ganesh Chaturthi at Beawar in Rajasthan. PTI Photo
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    A woman carries an idol of Lord Ganesh for installation on the occasion of Ganeshotsav, in Mumbai. Pic/PTI
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    Devotees dance in front of a 58-foot (17 meter) tall idol of the Lord Ganesh, popularly known as "Khairatabad Ganesh", on the 'Ganesh Chaturthi' festival in Hyderabad. Hindu devotees bring home idols of Lord Ganesh in order to invoke his blessings for wisdom and prosperity, during the eleven-day long festival which culminates with the immersion of the idols in different water bodies. / AFP PHOTO
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    A priest offer prayers at the foot of a 58-foot (17 meter) tall idol of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh, popularly known as "Khairatabad Ganesh", on the 'Ganesh Chaturthi' festival in Hyderabad. AFP PHOTO
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    The "Shreenathji Swaroop" Bappa idol in Mumbai
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    A vendor sells Lord Ganesha idols at roadside for Ganesh Chaturthi in Jammu. PTI Photo
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    An idol of the Lord Ganesh is transported through a street to a place of worship ahead for Ganesh Chaturti in Ahmedabad. PTI Photo
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    A family lifts a statue of Lord Ganesh from a roadside stall for their home on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, in New Delhi. AFP Photo
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    On Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganeshotsav, devotees pray to the elephant-headed Lord Ganesh for prosperity and unhindered new beginnings. PTI Photo
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Preparations of Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations have begun with Ganpati idols being spotted on the streets of Mumbai and several parts of India. A look at the festive fervour

 

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