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Indian worshippers bid adieu to elephant god
Mumbai, Sept 12, 2019 (AFP) - Hundreds of thousands of worshippers thronged the streets of Mumbai on Thursday for the immersion of thousands of elaborately decorated effigies of the Hindu elephant god Ganesha.
It was the culmination of an 11-day festival honouring Ganesha across India but which sees the biggest celebrations in India's seaside financial capital.
Thousands of Ganesha idols, some 24 feet (seven metres) tall, ...