Artists give final touch to Durga idols

  • The fervour and festivity surrounding Durga Pooja and Navratri started with Mahalaya on October 6. Artists in Kolkata and all over India are giving final touches to the idols of Goddess Durga before they are taken to their respective houses and pandals.
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The festival of Navratri will be observed from October 7 till October 15. This year Ashtami falls on October 13 while Dashami is on October 15. In this still, an artist gives final touches to an idol of Goddess Durga for the Durga Puja celebration, in Patna.(PTI)

The festival of Navratri will be observed from October 7 till October 15. This year Ashtami falls on October 13 while Dashami is on October 15. In this still, an artist gives final touches to an idol of Goddess Durga for the Durga Puja celebration, in Patna.(PTI)

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In this photo, an artist can be seen giving final touches to an idol of Goddess Durga for the upcoming Durga Puja festival, at Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi.(ANI)

In this photo, an artist can be seen giving final touches to an idol of Goddess Durga for the upcoming Durga Puja festival, at Chittaranjan Park, New Delhi.(ANI)

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An artist in Assam's Tezpur gives final touches to an idol of Goddess Durga. (ANI)

An artist in Assam's Tezpur gives final touches to an idol of Goddess Durga. (ANI)

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An artist in Ahmedabad holds a diya in his right hand and paints Goddess Durga's eyes with his left hand ahead of the main celebrations of Durga Puja.(AFP)

An artist in Ahmedabad holds a diya in his right hand and paints Goddess Durga's eyes with his left hand ahead of the main celebrations of Durga Puja.(AFP)

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In this photos, an artist from Mumbai fixes Goddess Durga's hair and crown ahead of Durga Puja festival at a workshop in Vashi, Navi Mumbai.(PTI)

In this photos, an artist from Mumbai fixes Goddess Durga's hair and crown ahead of Durga Puja festival at a workshop in Vashi, Navi Mumbai.(PTI)

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A young girl from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, can be seen painting Goddess Durga's eyebrows ahead of the main festival of Durga Puja.(PTI)

A young girl from Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, can be seen painting Goddess Durga's eyebrows ahead of the main festival of Durga Puja.(PTI)

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An artist from Ahmedabad decorates an idol of Goddess Durga with ornaments ahead of the main festival of Durga Puja. (AFP)

An artist from Ahmedabad decorates an idol of Goddess Durga with ornaments ahead of the main festival of Durga Puja. (AFP)

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