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Ganesh Chaturthi festival

An idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, is loaded onto a supply truck on the first day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, is loaded onto a supply truck on the first day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

An idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, is loaded onto a supply truck on the first day of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Devotees play drums as idols of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, are carried on a cart to a place of worship during start of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Devotees play drums as idols of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, are carried on a cart to a place of worship during start of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Devotees play drums as idols of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, are carried on a cart to a place of worship during start of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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An idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity is seen covered with a cloth during the start of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

An idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity is seen covered with a cloth during the start of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

An idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity is seen covered with a cloth during the start of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man welds an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, at a workshop during the start of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man welds an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, at a workshop during the start of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man welds an idol of Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, at a workshop during the start of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to a place of worship on the first day of the ten-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Ahmedabad, India, September 2, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Artisans carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to load it onto a truck to be transported to a place of worship ahead of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, India September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Artisans carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to load it onto a truck to be transported to a place of worship ahead of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, India September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Artisans carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to load it onto a truck to be transported to a place of worship ahead of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Ahmedabad, India September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to load it onto a vehicle to be transported to a place of worship ahead of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Agartala, India September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to load it onto a vehicle to be transported to a place of worship ahead of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Agartala, India September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

Devotees carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to load it onto a vehicle to be transported to a place of worship ahead of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival, in Agartala, India September 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey
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