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A grand farewell to Ganpati: Mumbai dances adieu to Bappa

DECCAN CHRONICLE / PTI

Published : Sep 5, 2017, 6:04 pm IST
Updated : Oct 12, 2017, 11:23 am IST
Thousands throng to Mumbai's streets as the city's favourite Lord Ganesha is taken amidst long processions to be immersed. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Thousands throng to Mumbai's streets as the city's favourite Lord Ganesha is taken amidst long processions to be immersed. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees throng to the streets to celebrate the immersion of Mumbai;s favourite Elephant-headed God. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees throng to the streets to celebrate the immersion of Mumbai;s favourite Elephant-headed God. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Mumbai-Hindu devotees participate in a procession towards the Arabian Sea with a giant idol of the elephant-headed god Ganesha(Lalbaugcha Raja) to immerse it on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Mumbai-Hindu devotees participate in a procession towards the Arabian Sea with a giant idol of the elephant-headed god Ganesha(Lalbaugcha Raja) to immerse it on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Children celebrate while the city's well known Mumbaicha Raja can be seen in the background. Mumbai-Hindu devotees participate in a procession towards the Arabian Sea. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Children celebrate while the city's well known Mumbaicha Raja can be seen in the background. Mumbai-Hindu devotees participate in a procession towards the Arabian Sea. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Thousands can be seen thronging to the streets as devotees carry the giant idols to immerse it on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Thousands can be seen thronging to the streets as devotees carry the giant idols to immerse it on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Parelcha Raja being taken for immersion while devotees look on (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Parelcha Raja being taken for immersion while devotees look on (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees create a makeshift structure to honour Ganesh idol from Rangari Badak Chawl passing beneath with flowers. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees create a makeshift structure to honour Ganesh idol from Rangari Badak Chawl passing beneath with flowers. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Lalbaugcha Raja on his way to be immersed for the year. Mumbai-Hindu devotees participate in a procession towards the Arabian Sea with a giant idol of the elephant-headed god Ganesha(Ganpati) to immerse it on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Lalbaugcha Raja on his way to be immersed for the year. Mumbai-Hindu devotees participate in a procession towards the Arabian Sea with a giant idol of the elephant-headed god Ganesha(Ganpati) to immerse it on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival at Lalbaug in Mumbai. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
People throng to the streets to catch a glimpse of the famed Lalbaugcha Raja as he is taken for immersion at the Girgaum Chowpatty. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
People throng to the streets to catch a glimpse of the famed Lalbaugcha Raja as he is taken for immersion at the Girgaum Chowpatty. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees play with colours during the final day of immersion of Mumbai's beloved God who bids adieu for the year. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Devotees play with colours during the final day of immersion of Mumbai's beloved God who bids adieu for the year. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Lalbaugcha Raja on his way out of the narrow bylanes while his devotees take him to Girgaum Chowpatty to be immersed for the year. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
Lalbaugcha Raja on his way out of the narrow bylanes while his devotees take him to Girgaum Chowpatty to be immersed for the year. (Photo: Debasish Dey)
People carry Ganesh idol for immersion on the 12th day of Ganesh Chaturti festival in Mumbai while devotees show their obeisance through flowers and colours. (Photo: PTI)
People carry Ganesh idol for immersion on the 12th day of Ganesh Chaturti festival in Mumbai while devotees show their obeisance through flowers and colours. (Photo: PTI)
People carry Ganesh idol for immeresion in Mumbai (Photo: PTI)
People carry Ganesh idol for immeresion in Mumbai (Photo: PTI)
Devotees prepare to immerse idols of the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival at girgaon chowpatty in Mumbai. (Photo:Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees prepare to immerse idols of the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival at girgaon chowpatty in Mumbai. (Photo:Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees celebrate the immersion of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees celebrate the immersion of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha.  (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
Thousands can be seen carrying the giant idols to immerse on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai. (Photo:Rajesh Jadhav)
Thousands can be seen carrying the giant idols to immerse on the final day of the ten-day long Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai. (Photo:Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees prepare to immerse idols of the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival at girgaon chowpatty in Mumbai. (Photo:Rajesh Jadhav)
Devotees prepare to immerse idols of the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha in the Arabian Sea, marking the end of the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival at girgaon chowpatty in Mumbai. (Photo:Rajesh Jadhav)

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