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Published : Aug 23, 2017, 12:17 pm IST
Updated : Sep 23, 2017, 12:08 pm IST
Images from around India as country gears up to celebrating birth of the elephant-headed god. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
Images from around India as country gears up to celebrating birth of the elephant-headed god. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
Artists give final touches to idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Jammu. As the whole country gears up for grand Ganpati celebrations, the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district will also observe Ganpati festivities. (Photo: PTI)
Artists give final touches to idols of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Jammu. As the whole country gears up for grand Ganpati celebrations, the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district will also observe Ganpati festivities. (Photo: PTI)
An Indian woman sits besides Idols of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesh, displayed for sale ahead of Ganesh festival in Ahmadabad. (Photo: AP)
An Indian woman sits besides Idols of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesh, displayed for sale ahead of Ganesh festival in Ahmadabad. (Photo: AP)
Devotees carrying a Ganesh idol to at pandal for installation, ahead of the Ganesh festival in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)
Devotees carrying a Ganesh idol to at pandal for installation, ahead of the Ganesh festival in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)
Even Kolkata gears up for the Ganesh festival as an artist gives finishing touches to the idols of Lord Ganesha during the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi at Kumartuli in the city. (Photo: PTI)
Even Kolkata gears up for the Ganesh festival as an artist gives finishing touches to the idols of Lord Ganesha during the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi at Kumartuli in the city. (Photo: PTI)
Artists give finishing touches to idols of Lord Ganesha as a child sleeps in a hammock, ahead of Ganesh festival in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
Artists give finishing touches to idols of Lord Ganesha as a child sleeps in a hammock, ahead of Ganesh festival in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
An artist gives final touches to an idol of Lord Ganesh ahead of Ganesh festival, in Nagpur. (Photo: PTI)
An artist gives final touches to an idol of Lord Ganesh ahead of Ganesh festival, in Nagpur. (Photo: PTI)
A woman with her kid walks past clay idols of the Lord Ganesh covered with polythene sheets ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Bengaluru. (Photo: PTI)
A woman with her kid walks past clay idols of the Lord Ganesh covered with polythene sheets ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Bengaluru. (Photo: PTI)
Devotees carry an 'eco-friendly' Lord Ganesha idol, created from 75 kg tissue paper and 35 kg glue, in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)
Devotees carry an 'eco-friendly' Lord Ganesha idol, created from 75 kg tissue paper and 35 kg glue, in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)
Devotees carrying a Ganesh idol to at pandal for installation, ahead of the Ganesh festival in Mumbai on Sunday. The elephant-headed god is worshiped for 10 days from Bhadrapada Shudha Chaturthi to the Ananta Chaturdashi. (Photo: PTI)
Devotees carrying a Ganesh idol to at pandal for installation, ahead of the Ganesh festival in Mumbai on Sunday. The elephant-headed god is worshiped for 10 days from Bhadrapada Shudha Chaturthi to the Ananta Chaturdashi. (Photo: PTI)
Devotees carry a giant idol of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha covered in a plastic sheet to a worship venue in preparation of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai. The festival begins Friday. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Ganesha was born during the Madhyahna Kala. Therefore, the Ganesh Chaturthi vidhi (rituals) is performed during this time of the day. (Photo: AP)
Devotees carry a giant idol of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha covered in a plastic sheet to a worship venue in preparation of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai. The festival begins Friday. According to Hindu mythology, Lord Ganesha was born during the Madhyahna Kala. Therefore, the Ganesh Chaturthi vidhi (rituals) is performed during this time of the day. (Photo: AP)
Devotees carry a giant idol of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha covered in a plastic sheet to a worship venue in preparation of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai. The elephant-headed god is worshiped for 10 days from Bhadrapada Shudha Chaturthi to the Ananta Chaturdashi. (Photo: AP)
Devotees carry a giant idol of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha covered in a plastic sheet to a worship venue in preparation of Ganesha Chaturthi festival in Mumbai. The elephant-headed god is worshiped for 10 days from Bhadrapada Shudha Chaturthi to the Ananta Chaturdashi. (Photo: AP)
The first look of Lalbaugcha Raja, one of the most famous Sarvajanik Ganpatis, in Mumbai on Monday, ahead of the beginning of Ganesh Utsav. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)
The first look of Lalbaugcha Raja, one of the most famous Sarvajanik Ganpatis, in Mumbai on Monday, ahead of the beginning of Ganesh Utsav. (Photo: Rajesh Jadhav)

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