Indore BJP MP Shankar Lalwani condemned the incident and said that CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan had also expressed anguish over it.
Of the total immersed idols, 1,193 were of Ganpati 'Sarvajanik' (public) mandals, 59,153 household Ganesh idols and 5,953 idols of Goddess Gauri.
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Thousands of people were participating in the "Shobha yatra" or the centralized procession from Balapur on Hyderabad fringes to Hussain Sagar in the heart of the city.
The ongoing Ganesh festival will culminate with immersion processions across the state on Sunday.