Ganesh v”need a”surgeon

To the god that people can die for. And probably will.

My first experience of the famous Ganesh Visarjan was an extreme in more ways than one, stumbling through the beaches of Juhu and Girgaon Chowpatty. As mesmerised as I was by the colours, chaos and the administrative detailing that accompanied the celebration, I was equally appalled by the lack of respect for the beaches where the idols were made to rest.

This photo-essay is a snippet of all that was seen and felt through the day.