Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: After almost a week of Durga Puja festivities, Odisha bid adieu to Goddess Durga following the mega idol immersion ceremony on Wednesday.
Amid music and dance, the idols were taken in a procession for immersion across the State today.
Crowd in large numbers witnessed the immersion ceremony as the idols were ushered out of their pandals and taken to the immersion yard on specially designed tableaus. Fireworks, cultural programmes and light shows have been put as special attractions.
Specials arrangements has also been made by the puja committees, the Cuttack and Bhubaneswar administrations as well as the Commissionerate Police for the immersion ceremony.
Meanwhile, Commissionerate Police tightened the security arrangements in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar for the ceremony.