After a 10-day-long celebration, devotees are bidding adieu to Bappa on Thursday, on the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi.
IMAGE: Devotees bid adieu to the Tejukaya cha Raja. Photograph: Prashant Waydande/Reuters
IMAGE: The idol belonging to the Ganesh Galli pandal makes its way for immersion. Photograph: Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI Photo
IMAGE: Devotees carry the Ganesha idol of Lalbaugcha Raja for immersion, which marks the end of Ganesh Utsav celebrations, in Mumbai. Photograph: Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI Photo
IMAGE: A devotee offers prayers to an idol of Ganesh before its immersion into the Arabian Sea during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai. Photograph: Hemanshi Kamani/Reuters
IMAGE: People watch as an idol of Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, is carried by devotees during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai. Photograph: Prashant Waydande/Reuters