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Devotees prepare to immerse in an artificial pond an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesh in Mumbai, India, Aug. 23. India's coronavirus caseload topped 3 million that day, with the country leading the world in new daily infections. Rajanish Kakade/AP hide caption

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Hindus Work Around Coronavirus To Celebrate God Ganesh, Remover Of Obstacles

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Revelers in Mumbai hoist up a statue of the elephant-headed god Ganesh and parade it toward the Arabian Sea. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Indians Are Partying And Praying For Elephant-Headed God Ganesh

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