Devotees play drums as an idol of Lord Ganesh is transported from a workshop to a pandal for Ganesh Chaturthi in Ahmedabad on Monday.
Children of Dhyansadhana Vidyaniketan with their idol of Lord Ganesha which they made out of fruits and vegetables in Thane.
As devotees get ready to bring Lord Ganesh home, here are some pictures of idols being prepared and carted across the city of Mumbai.
A tall Ganesh idol is been carried on the streets of Mumbai
A large crowd gathered to see the arrival of their favourite Bappa in Mumbai
The idols have been prepared for the Ganesh festival, "Ganesh Chaturthi", a popular 12-day religious festival which is annually celebrated across India, this year running September 19-30.
Devotees dance to music as they carry a huge idol of the elephant-headed Hindu god Lord Ganesha through the busy streets of Mumbai.
Residents watch from their balconies as devotees carry a huge idol of Lord Ganesha through the busy streets of Mumbai.
Bystanders on the streets of Hyderabad watch a 6.6 foot tall idol of Lord Ganesha, sitting on a mechanised moving mouse! It was designed by Sudhakar Yadav for the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi.
A devotee carries a Ganesh idol to his home on the occasion of Ganesh festival in Mumbai.
Devotees carrying an idol of Lord Ganesha by a bullock cart to a pandal on Vinayak Chaturthi in Chikmagalur in Karnataka.
Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesh to a 'pandal' for Ganesh Utsav in Thane, Mumbai.
Students participate in a mass prayer of Lord Ganesh on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi in Bhubaneswar.
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