The Shobha Yatra of Khairatabad Ganesh has begun at 7 am in Hyderabad on Sunday. Devotees and spectators are thronging to have a look at the 57-feet tall Ganesha idol. Compared to previous years, Shobha Yatra has started much early as police officials wanted to complete immersion by 11.45 am keeping security and traffic aspect in mind. A committee member of the Khairatabad Ganesh said immersion of idol would take place between 1 and 2 pm. Additional police personnel were deployed for security of Khairatabad Ganesh.