Devotees bid adieu to Maa Durga

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On the occasion of Dussehra, the tenth day after Navratri, the idol of Goddess Durga is being immersed in the Yamuna in New Delhi. (Saumya Khandelwal/HT Photo)

On the occasion of Dussehra, the tenth day after Navratri, the idol of Goddess Durga is being immersed in the Yamuna in New Delhi. (Saumya Khandelwal/HT Photo)

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Women celebrate Sindoor Khela on Vijayadashami at Aaram Bagh in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Women celebrate Sindoor Khela on Vijayadashami at Aaram Bagh in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

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Members of Jorasanko Daw family in front of Durga idol in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Members of Jorasanko Daw family in front of Durga idol in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

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A foreigner takes part in the immersion procession of Durga idol in Kolkata on Tuesday. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)

A foreigner takes part in the immersion procession of Durga idol in Kolkata on Tuesday. (Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)

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Devotees immersing idols of Goddess Durga in River Yamuna at the end of Puja festival in New Delhi. (Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)

Devotees immersing idols of Goddess Durga in River Yamuna at the end of Puja festival in New Delhi. (Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)

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Devotees prepare to immerse an idol of Hindu Goddess Durga on the last day of Durga Puja festival at the Patenga beach in Chittagong, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

Devotees prepare to immerse an idol of Hindu Goddess Durga on the last day of Durga Puja festival at the Patenga beach in Chittagong, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

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A giant Idol of Hindu goddess Durga suspends from a crane before it is immersed in the River Yamuna during Durga Puja festival in New Delhi. (Altaf Qadri/AP)

A giant Idol of Hindu goddess Durga suspends from a crane before it is immersed in the River Yamuna during Durga Puja festival in New Delhi. (Altaf Qadri/AP)

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Municipal workers carry a Durga idol for immersion in the waters of the river Brahmaputra on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati. (Anuwar Hazarika/REUTERS)

Municipal workers carry a Durga idol for immersion in the waters of the river Brahmaputra on the last day of the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati. (Anuwar Hazarika/REUTERS)

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Devotees immersing idols of Goddess Durga in River Yamuna in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)

Devotees immersing idols of Goddess Durga in River Yamuna in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)

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The immersion of Goddess Durga in progress on Vijaydashmi at Line Tank Pond in Ranchi. (HT Photo)

The immersion of Goddess Durga in progress on Vijaydashmi at Line Tank Pond in Ranchi. (HT Photo)

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On the occasion of Dussehra, the tenth day after Navratri, the idol of Goddess Durga is being immersed in the Yamuna in New Delhi. (Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

On the occasion of Dussehra, the tenth day after Navratri, the idol of Goddess Durga is being immersed in the Yamuna in New Delhi. (Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

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Devotees celebrate as they prepare to immerse an idols of Goddess Durga in River Yamuna. (Gurinder Osan/HT PHOTO)

Devotees celebrate as they prepare to immerse an idols of Goddess Durga in River Yamuna. (Gurinder Osan/HT PHOTO)

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An idol of Goddess Durga before immersion in River Yamuna. (Gurinder Osan/HT PHOTO)

An idol of Goddess Durga before immersion in River Yamuna. (Gurinder Osan/HT PHOTO)

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Devotees immersing the idol of Goddess Durga in the Ganga river in Kolkata on Tuesday. (PTI)

Devotees immersing the idol of Goddess Durga in the Ganga river in Kolkata on Tuesday. (PTI)

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Devotees immersing idols of Goddess Durga in River Yamuna at the end of Puja festival in New Delhi. (Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)

Devotees immersing idols of Goddess Durga in River Yamuna at the end of Puja festival in New Delhi. (Ravi Choudhary/HT PHOTO)

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