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In Hyderabad, thousands of idols were taken to the Hussain Sagar Lake.

There was a festive mood in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad with slogan shouting youth, wearing saffron scarves, marching towards the lake with the idols. (AFP Photo)
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From a cycle to a long truck, the devotees used every mode of transport to carry the idols for immersion. (AFP Photo)
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More than 50 cranes were installed at the Hussain Sagar Lake to assist in the immersion of large idols. (AFP Photo)
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Unprecedented security arrangements were made in Hyderabad for the annual ritual, which is attended by over a million people. About 35,000 policemen and personnel of the Rapid Action Force (RAF) were also deployed. (AFP Photo)
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In Amritsar, the festive spirit echoed with the rest of the country. Let's take a look at how some of our viewers celebrated. (AFP Photo)
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