Photos: Durga Puja 2019 celebrations across India

Navratri - the nine nights of Goddess Durga - are a time when India is drenched in a celebration of the divine feminine. And the diverse festivities are unique to every part of country. Like every year, this year too the various Durga Puja pandals decorated across the city are worth a dekko. Sporting a theme with social messages, each pandal here has endeavoured to add a unique hue of distinctive attraction. (With agency inputs)

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Noida, India - October 01, 2019: People have started installing Durga idols in pandals in different sectors ahead of Durga puja celebrations starting from October 4, in Noida, India, on Tuesday, October 01, 2019. (sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Noida, India - October 01, 2019: People have started installing Durga idols in pandals in different sectors ahead of Durga puja celebrations starting from October 4, in Noida, India, on Tuesday, October 01, 2019. (sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

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Colourful lights decorate Dak Bungalow area ahead of Durga Puja festival in Patna, Bihar, India on Wednesday October 2, 2019. (Santosh Kumar / Hindustan Times)

Colourful lights decorate Dak Bungalow area ahead of Durga Puja festival in Patna, Bihar, India on Wednesday October 2, 2019. (Santosh Kumar / Hindustan Times)

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People have started installing Durga idols in pandals in different sectors ahead of Durga puja celebrations starting from October 4, in Noida, India. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

People have started installing Durga idols in pandals in different sectors ahead of Durga puja celebrations starting from October 4, in Noida, India. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

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Devotees of Purbapalli Durgabari Samiti in sector-15 part-1 community center during the Durga Puja Celebration, in Gurgaon, India, on Monday. (Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Devotees of Purbapalli Durgabari Samiti in sector-15 part-1 community center during the Durga Puja Celebration, in Gurgaon, India, on Monday. (Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

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A view of a Durga Puja pandal at Mela Ground at CR Park in New Delhi, India on Thursday, October 03, 2019. (Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)

A view of a Durga Puja pandal at Mela Ground at CR Park in New Delhi, India on Thursday, October 03, 2019. (Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)

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A view of a Durga Puja pandal at Mela Ground at CR Park in New Delhi, India on Thursday, October 03, 2019. (Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)

A view of a Durga Puja pandal at Mela Ground at CR Park in New Delhi, India on Thursday, October 03, 2019. (Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)

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Hindustan Club Durga Puja before Mahalaya, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Friday, September 27, 2019. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Hindustan Club Durga Puja before Mahalaya, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on Friday, September 27, 2019. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President and Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah during the opening of Durga Puja of BJ Block, Salt Lake in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/ Hindusttan Times)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President and Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah during the opening of Durga Puja of BJ Block, Salt Lake in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/ Hindusttan Times)

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An inside view of a Durga puja pandal, at Sector 25, in Noida, India, on Thursday, October 03, 2019. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

An inside view of a Durga puja pandal, at Sector 25, in Noida, India, on Thursday, October 03, 2019. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

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An inside view of a Durga puja pandal, at Sector 71, in Noida, India, on Thursday, October 03, 2019. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

An inside view of a Durga puja pandal, at Sector 71, in Noida, India, on Thursday, October 03, 2019. (Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

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