GAURIPUR, Oct 9 - As per traditions, the idols of Devi Durga and her siblings were immersed today on the auspicious occasion of Ekadashi tithi in the turbulent Gangadhar river at Golokganj.
Hundreds of members of the various puja committees and puja revellers of greater Golokganj area carried the idols of Durga and her Siblings in decorated trucks and brought the idols in a colourful procession and gathered in the field on the bank. Amidst shouting of slogans, the idols were immersed in the Gangadhar river. Special arrangements were made for immersion of the idols by the local administration and Circle officer Chayanika Thakuria monitored the immersion. On the western bank of the river, the Akalbodhan Devi Durga was immersed with fervour and gaiety. Altogether, 37 idols were immersed peacefully.