Ludhiana, Sep 12 (ANI): Four Hindu devotees drowned in Ludhiana, Punjab while immersing an idol of Lord Ganesha in a river. Police inspector Varindra Pal Singh, said the devotees slipped into the river during the process of immersion. He said they were taken to hospital but were declared brought dead. Lord Ganesha is revered as the god of success and destroyer of evil and obstacles, besides being worshipped as the deity of knowledge and wealth. In some parts of India, the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god. The festival is held for 10 days.
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