Ganesh Visarjan 2016

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Volunteers prepare to lift an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, from a temporary pond after its immersion during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 22, 2015. Ganesh idols are taken through the streets in a procession accompanied by dancing and singing, and later immersed in a river or the sea symbolizing a ritual seeing-off of his journey towards his abode, taking away with him the misfortunes of all mankind. Credit: Reuters