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Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, for its immersion into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, for its immersion into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, for its immersion into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Devotees dance as they carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees dance as they carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017....more

Devotees dance as they carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Volunteers help devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the sea for immersion on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Volunteers help devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the sea for immersion on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Volunteers help devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the sea for immersion on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Devotees gather on the shores of the Arabian Sea before the immersion of the idols of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees gather on the shores of the Arabian Sea before the immersion of the idols of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees gather on the shores of the Arabian Sea before the immersion of the idols of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Devotees offer prayers at an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before its immersion into the Yamuna river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Devotees offer prayers at an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before its immersion into the Yamuna river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Devotees offer prayers at an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before its immersion into the Yamuna river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Devotees pull the chariot carrying an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, for its immersion into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, India, September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees pull the chariot carrying an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, for its immersion into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, India, September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees pull the chariot carrying an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, for its immersion into the Sabarmati river on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, India, September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, out of a pandal, or a temporary platform, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, out of a pandal, or a temporary platform, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, India...more

Devotees carry the idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, out of a pandal, or a temporary platform, during a procession on the last day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, before immersing the idol into the Arabian sea, in Mumbai, India September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into a temporary pond on the banks of the river Ganges during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Allahabad, India September 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into a temporary pond on the banks of the river Ganges during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Allahabad, India September 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into a temporary pond on the banks of the river Ganges during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Allahabad, India September 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in a pond during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in a pond during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in a pond during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, onto a cart for its immersion during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, onto a cart for its immersion during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, onto a cart for its immersion during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A man holds an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, after it was immersed in the waters of the Sabarmati river during the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man holds an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, after it was immersed in the waters of the Sabarmati river during the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man holds an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, after it was immersed in the waters of the Sabarmati river during the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A devotee exits a taxi carrying an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse it into the waters of the river Ganges during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kolkata, August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee exits a taxi carrying an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse it into the waters of the river Ganges during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kolkata, August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A devotee exits a taxi carrying an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse it into the waters of the river Ganges during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kolkata, August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A devotee carries the head of an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, after it was immersed into the Bay of Bengal during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Chennai, India, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A devotee carries the head of an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, after it was immersed into the Bay of Bengal during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Chennai, India, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A devotee carries the head of an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, after it was immersed into the Bay of Bengal during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Chennai, India, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Bay of Bengal for its immersion during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Chennai, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Bay of Bengal for its immersion during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Chennai, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Bay of Bengal for its immersion during the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Chennai, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before immersing it into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before immersing it into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before immersing it into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron
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Devotees dance in front of an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before immersing it into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron

Devotees dance in front of an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before immersing it into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron

Devotees dance in front of an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before immersing it into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron
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Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron
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Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before immersing it into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before immersing it into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, before immersing it into the Mediterranean sea during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ceuta, Spain, August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jesus Moron
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Temple priests and devotees carry a statue of the Hindu deity, Lord Ganesha, as they participate in a ritual as part of the Hindu Festival known as 'Ganesh Chaturthi' at the Murugan Temple located in Mays Hill, western Sydney, Australia, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore

Temple priests and devotees carry a statue of the Hindu deity, Lord Ganesha, as they participate in a ritual as part of the Hindu Festival known as 'Ganesh Chaturthi' at the Murugan Temple located in Mays Hill, western Sydney, Australia, August 25,...more

Temple priests and devotees carry a statue of the Hindu deity, Lord Ganesha, as they participate in a ritual as part of the Hindu Festival known as 'Ganesh Chaturthi' at the Murugan Temple located in Mays Hill, western Sydney, Australia, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore
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Temple priests and devotees walk with a statue of the Hindu deity, Lord Ganesha, as it is carried from the Murugan Temple as part of the Hindu Festival known as 'Ganesh Chaturthi' in Mays Hill, western Sydney, Australia, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore

Temple priests and devotees walk with a statue of the Hindu deity, Lord Ganesha, as it is carried from the Murugan Temple as part of the Hindu Festival known as 'Ganesh Chaturthi' in Mays Hill, western Sydney, Australia, August 25, 2017....more

Temple priests and devotees walk with a statue of the Hindu deity, Lord Ganesha, as it is carried from the Murugan Temple as part of the Hindu Festival known as 'Ganesh Chaturthi' in Mays Hill, western Sydney, Australia, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore
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Temple priests and devotees participate in a ritual as part of the Hindu Festival known as 'Ganesh Chaturthi' at the Murugan Temple located in Mays Hill, western Sydney, Australia, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore

Temple priests and devotees participate in a ritual as part of the Hindu Festival known as 'Ganesh Chaturthi' at the Murugan Temple located in Mays Hill, western Sydney, Australia, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore

Temple priests and devotees participate in a ritual as part of the Hindu Festival known as 'Ganesh Chaturthi' at the Murugan Temple located in Mays Hill, western Sydney, Australia, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore
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Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into a pond on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into a pond on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

Devotees immerse an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into a pond on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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A man transports an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on a makeshift raft after it was immersed in a pond on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man transports an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on a makeshift raft after it was immersed in a pond on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A man transports an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on a makeshift raft after it was immersed in a pond on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A devotee carries an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse it into the Arabian Sea on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A devotee carries an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse it into the Arabian Sea on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A devotee carries an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse it into the Arabian Sea on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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A volunteer immerses an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into a pond on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A volunteer immerses an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into a pond on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade

A volunteer immerses an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, into a pond on the second day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade
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An idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, is loaded onto a supply truck to be transported to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, is loaded onto a supply truck to be transported to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, is loaded onto a supply truck to be transported to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A Hindu priest (2nd R) helps women to perform prayers near an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kolkata, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A Hindu priest (2nd R) helps women to perform prayers near an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kolkata, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

A Hindu priest (2nd R) helps women to perform prayers near an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Kolkata, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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A drummer strikes the Dhol, a folk drum from Maharashtra, India, at Bharathiya Temple to celebrate the first day of Ganesha Chaturthi in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 24, 2017. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A drummer strikes the Dhol, a folk drum from Maharashtra, India, at Bharathiya Temple to celebrate the first day of Ganesha Chaturthi in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 24, 2017. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A drummer strikes the Dhol, a folk drum from Maharashtra, India, at Bharathiya Temple to celebrate the first day of Ganesha Chaturthi in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 24, 2017. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar
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A group of Hindu men carry a statue of Ganesh, the deity that is believed to be the remover of obstacles, to celebrate the first day of Ganesha Chaturthi, at Bharathiya Temple in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 24, 2017. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A group of Hindu men carry a statue of Ganesh, the deity that is believed to be the remover of obstacles, to celebrate the first day of Ganesha Chaturthi, at Bharathiya Temple in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 24, 2017. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A group of Hindu men carry a statue of Ganesh, the deity that is believed to be the remover of obstacles, to celebrate the first day of Ganesha Chaturthi, at Bharathiya Temple in Chalfont, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 24, 2017. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar
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A devotee transports an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in a taxi to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A devotee transports an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in a taxi to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A devotee transports an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, in a taxi to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Devotees transport an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on a handcart to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees transport an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on a handcart to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees transport an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on a handcart to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Devotees transport an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on a handcart to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees transport an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on a handcart to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Devotees transport an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, on a handcart to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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An artisan paints an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, at a workshop ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in Ahmedabad, August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An artisan paints an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, at a workshop ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in Ahmedabad, August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An artisan paints an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, at a workshop ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in Ahmedabad, August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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