Photos: India catches Ganpati fever

Updated: Sep 06, 2016, 14:27 IST
  • Photos: India catches Ganpati fever
    An Indian artist spray-paints a statue of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh ahead of the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad on August 29, 2016. The statues are being prepared for the Ganesh Chaturthi festival a popular eleven-day long Hindu religious festival in India which will be celebrated from September 5 to 15. All pics/ AFP
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    An Indian labourer prepares dough to make chapatis as an artist gives final touches to a statues of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh ahead of the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad on August 29, 2016
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    An Indian artists uses sparkles to decorate statues of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh ahead of the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad on August 29, 2016
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    An Indian artist gives the final touches to a statue of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh ahead of the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad on August 29, 2016
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    Artists making Lord Ganesha's idols at a studio for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kolkata on Monday. Pic/ PTI
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    Indian workers carry an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu god, Lord Ganesha into a luggage compartment of a long distance train at the Mumbai central railway station on August 29, 2016
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    Indian workers carry an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu god, Lord Ganesha into a luggage compartment of a long distance train at the Mumbai central railway station on August 29, 2016
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    Woman giving final touches to Lord Ganesha idols ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in Agra on Monday. Pic/ PTI
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    Indian workers pull a cart carrying an idol of the Hindu elephant god, Ganesh at pottery town in Bangalore on August 30, 2016. Hindus across the world are set to celebrate Ganesh Charurthi on September 5
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    Women artists giving final touches to statues of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ajmer on Tuesday. PTI Photo
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    An Indian artist gives the finishing touches to an idol of the Hindu elephant god, Ganesh at pottery town in Bangalore on August 30, 2016
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    Vendors carrying a Lord Ganesha Idol ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Pic/ PTI
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    Ganpati Bappa Morya!
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    An Indian artist gives the final touches to a statue of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh ahead of the forthcoming Ganesh Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad on August 29, 2016
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    The loving touch!
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    For your eyes only!
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    A painter giving final touches to a Lord Ganesha Idol ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Pic/ PTI
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With the 11-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival set to begin on Monday, India is also caught up in the fever with homes readying themselves for the arrival of Lord Ganesh

 

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