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Ganpati Visarjan - A Rare Chance which I gotta experience

Ganesh Visarjan is being performed by Howrah lads on Bandhaghat river shore
Back to back Ganesh Visarjan at Bandhaghat Ferry Ghat
 It was a hectic day on 4th September 2011 as I after finishing the birthday party of TS, went to tutions. While returning back to home made a phone call to a friend just to ask whether Ganpati Visarjan is done or not. Fortunately they were late and I got a chance to experience that moment with friends. Asked them to slow down as it will take 15 minutes from my place to reach them. Went up there, parked my bike and bag in a safe place. Joined them on the streets leading to Ganges ghat, popularly known as Bandhaghat in Howrah. They danced throughout the way upto the ghat celebrating the festival of Ganesh Puja to its fullest. Later they stopped, prayed and submerged the idol of Lord Ganesha into the river Ganges.
Lord Ganesha puja idol immersion visarjan rituals performed at river ganga ghat howrah
Ganesh Visarjan successfully done at Salkia Bandghat Ferry dock



I was lucky to experience this not only because they were late on their way to Ganesh Visarjan but because I was fortunate enough to pray in-front of Lord Ganesha and also had an opportunity to drink coconut water from the coconut which was used to worship him. It really felt nice for the rare chance which I got to experience along with drinking that sweet coconut water. Ganpati Bappa....Morya

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