VELLORE: The district administration and the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board have identified the waterbodies for immersion of Vinayaka idols by devotees in the district in connection with the Vinayaka Chathurthi celebrations next month: Vellore and Katpadi: lakes in Sadupperi, Ussoor and Karugambathur; Ranipet: lakes in Thandalam and Puliyanthangal; Arcot: lakes in Arcot and Veppur; Sholinghur: Tirukkulam lake; Arakkonam: lakes in Mangammapettai and Maperi; Gudiyatham: Nellorepet lake; Ambur: Sanrorkuppam lake; Vaniyambadi: Palar river; Tirupattur: Ponneri lake. The Collector said in a release that idols made of unfired clay alone should be immersed.

— Special Correspondent

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