More than 48,000 idols of Lord Ganesh were immersed in the sea, ponds and artificial lakes in Mumbai on the sixth day of the Ganpati festival.
The 10-day Ganesh festival commenced on August 31. On the sixth day of the festivities on Monday, devotees immersed the idols of Lord Ganesh.
Till early Tuesday morning, 48,029 idols were immersed, including 41,340 household idols, 429 sarvajanik (public) idols and 6,260 idols of Goddess Gauri
A maximum of 15,265 household idols were immersed in artificial lakes, the official added.
Devotees carry Gauri Ganpati idols for immersion on the 6th day of Ganpati visarjan at Dadar Chowpatty, in Mumbai.
On the fifth day of immersion on Sunday, 31,365 Ganesh idols were immersed in the sea and artificial lakes in Mumbai.