The government grew jittery due to the difficulty in implementing the order as any attempt to prevent immersion would ruffle Hindu sentiments
Telangana moves house motion petition against HC order on PoP Ganesh idol immersion in Hyderabad lakes
The court had said in its order that such idols can be immersed in baby ponds that are built in the GHMC limits or in separate areas which will not result in the pollution of the main water body.
Most idols were immersed in south zone- totalling to 33,006, followed by west zone 27,510 and east zone with 20,936.
The Congress has demanded that the State Government withdraw the restrictions imposed on height of Ganesha idols in the state ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi.
Advocate M Venumadhav filed a writ petition seeking a direction to restrain people from immersing Ganesha idols made of plaster of Paris in Hussainsagar lake.