Immersion of Lord Ganesh is underway

Khairatabad-ganeshImmersion of Lord Ganesh idols is underway in Hyderabad on Sunday amid tight security. Hundreds of Ganesh idols of different sizes , shapes were immersed in the Hussainsagar lake,marking the end of the 11-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival today.
More than 30,000 policemen were deployed for security , where thousands of people including women and children have participated. Massive crowds lined up on either side of the roads through which the processions .50 cranes have been deployed for immersion of idols.About 60,000 idols will be immersed.
The tallest idol 59-feet from Khairatabad with a 6,000-kg ‘laddu’ will be carried to Hussain Sagar Lake later in the evening. The main procession began from Balapur after ‘laddu’ was auctioned for Rs.10.32 lakh.