Ganesh Chaturthi 2016: Celebrations across India, devotees offer prayers to Ganpati Bappa

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Ganesh idols are taken through the streets in a procession accompanied by dancing and singing, and later immersed in a river or the sea symbolising a ritual seeing-off of his journey towards his abode, taking away with him the misfortunes of all mankind. Credit: Reuters