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For 10 days, from Bhadrapad Shudh Chaturthi to Ananta Chaturdashi, Ganesha is worshipped all parts of India but it is famous in Maharastra state (in India) and Kankinara (in West Bengal). On the 11th day, the idol is taken through the streets in a procession accompanied with singing, dancing, to be immersed in a river or the sea symbolizing a ritual see-off of the Lord in his journey towards his abode in Kailash while taking away with him the misfortunes of all man.
People gathers in this final procession by shouting "Ganapathi Bappa Moriya, Purchyaa Varshi Laukariyaa" (Oh Lord Ganesha, come again early next year soon). Then after the final offering of coconuts, flowers & camphor is made, people carry the idol of Lord Ganesha to the river to immerse it.
The Hindus almost all parts of the world community comes to worship Ganesha in beautifully done pandals. Somewhere, these serve as the venue for blood donation camp in the tents, free medical check-up, charity for the poor people, devotional songs, dramatic performances, films and many more during the days of the Ganesha Chaturthi festival.