GUWAHATI, Oct 4 � The curtains came down on the Durga Puja celebrations today, with idols of the Goddess immersed in the Brahmaputra and other water-bodies across the State.
In Guwahati, the immersion ceremony took place on six immersion ghats � Kachomarighat (Fancy Bazaar) and Pandughat being the major immersion points in addition to those at Saukuchi, Chunsali, Basistha and Uzanbazar.
People in large numbers took part in the immersion ceremony today that began in the morning hours and continued into the night. Around 500 pujas were held in the city.
The ceremonial worship of the Goddess ended with the celebration of Maha Navami and Bijoya Dashami, which fell on the same day this year. People celebrated the Maha Navami day on Friday with fanfare and religious fervour. People visited the decorated and illuminated puja mandaps in their hordes during the evening and the night.