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Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Hindu Devotees Drown In Yamuna River

Huffington Post
Friday, 20 September 2013

NEW DELHI -- Rescuers have found 17 bodies of Hindu devotees who were swept away in the Yamuna River during a religious festival in the Indian capital, an official said Friday.

The devotees drowned during a ceremony immersing clay statues of the elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha into the river at the end of a 10-day...
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Source: It happens only in India - on September 13, 2013

News video: It happens: Hindu Festival

It happens: Hindu Festival

Mumbai, September 13 (ANI): Mumbai painted itself in festive colour as celebrations for popular Hindu festival Ganesh Chaturthi dedicated to elephant headed God Ganesha began on Monday. People travelled in the trains with the idols of God Ganesha as they carried it to their home on the...

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