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Ganesh Utsav in the times of COVID-19: A special ground report from Mumbai

Updated : August 24, 2020 06:15:11 IST

Many Mumbaikars on Sunday bid adieu to Lord Ganesh by immersing idols in artificial ponds in absence of access to the sea in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many households follow the tradition of immersing the idols one-and-a-half-day after Ganesh Chaturthi, which marks the beginning of the annual 10-day festival. With fanfare missing due to COVID-19 restrictions, it was a quiet send-off to Lord Ganesh.

Kritika Saxena went around Mumbai trying to capture the mood of the pandals in the pandemic world.
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