Lord Ganesh idols immersion procession began in the Telugu states with religious fervor amid devotional chantings.
In Hyderabad, Ganesh idols were placed in specially decorated trucks to shift to Tank Bund and other lakes. More than more than 7,000 idols above five feet have been immersed in the city while another 8,000 idols are immersed today in Hussain Sagar lake.
The famous Khairatabad Ganesh idol , the biggest idol in the city caught the attention of people, it was lifted by heavy cranes from the trolley, and gracefully dropped into the waters of Hussain Sagar.
In an unwanted incident , Ganesh idol of Venkateshwara nagar Temple in Banjara Hills collapsed when the crane tried to lift the Ganesh over Temple arch , the crane rope was broken while the idol was being shifting into a vehicle.