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Devotees pray in front of an idol of the Hindu God Ganesha in Ahmadabad, India, Sept. 19, 2012. The ten-day-long Ganesh festival began Wednesday and ends with the immersion of idols in water on the 10th day.
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A Hindu devotee carries an idol of the Hindu God Ganesha during a procession in Jammu, India, Sept. 19.
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Hindu devotees dance with an idol of Hindu God Ganesha as they take part in a Ganesha Chaturti festival procession in Mumbai, India, Sept. 19.
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Artists give finishing touches to an idol of the Hindu God Ganesha on the occasion of the Ganesha Chatruthi festival in Mumbai, India, Sept. 19.