Ahmedabad, Chennai bid adieu to Ganpati as the 10-day-long festival approaches its end

The immersion of Ganesh idols in water bodies was observed on Sunday in Chennai as devotees bid adieu to the elephant-headed god. Ganesh Chaturthi, also called Vinayaka Chaturthi was celebrated across Tamil Nadu with people performing prayers before clay idols of the elephant-headed god, which are then immersed in water bodies marking the conclusion of the festivities. PTI
The celebrations began on 5 September as people welcomed Ganpati into their homes. The aroma of "kozhakattai", a rice flour and jaggery dumpling enveloped the city as the people enjoyed the festival exchanging sweets with friends. PTI

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