Today, 11 September 2011 is Ganpathi Visarjan or Ganesha Nimajjanam. The 10-day Vinayaka Chavithi or Ganesh festival concludes on this day with Ganesh immersion. Usually, it falls on Anant Chaturdasi, 14th day in Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapad month.
Ganpati Visarjan is one of the biggest events in Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Vizag, and many other cities in India. In Mumbai, the beaches will become very busy with lakhs of devotees immersing Ganesha idols. Ganpati Visarjan is a scintillating event in Pune. It is performed along the river banks of Mula in the city.
Hyderabad is another destination for tourists who want to have a look at Ganesh nimajjanam. Tank Bund (Hussain Sagar) and Saroor Nagar (Mini Tankbund) are the major places where Ganesh immersion is performed in Hyderabad & Secunderabad twincities.
In Vizag, Ganapathi nimajjanam is performed in eco-friendly manner.