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In pics: Artists give finishing touches to idols ahead of Durga Puja 2021

Updated On Sep 24, 2021 01:11 PM IST
  • The festival of Durga Puja will commence on October 11 this year. The 10-day long festival begins with Mahalaya and is held in the month of Ashvina, the seventh month of the Hindu calendar.
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With Durga Puja just around the corner, artists all over India are giving finishing touches to the idols before they are taken to pandals, temples and homes where the rituals take place.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2021 01:11 PM IST

With Durga Puja just around the corner, artists all over India are giving finishing touches to the idols before they are taken to pandals, temples and homes where the rituals take place.(AP)

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Laborers transport an unfinished clay image of Hindu goddess Durga in Kolkata. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2021 01:11 PM IST

Laborers transport an unfinished clay image of Hindu goddess Durga in Kolkata. (AP)

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An artisan works on a clay idol of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesh as part of Durga Puja festival preparations in Kolkata.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An artisan works on a clay idol of elephant headed Hindu god Ganesh as part of Durga Puja festival preparations in Kolkata.(AP)

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Unfinished clay images of Hindu goddess Durga stand inside a studio in Kolkata.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2021 01:11 PM IST

Unfinished clay images of Hindu goddess Durga stand inside a studio in Kolkata.(AP)

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An artist dacorates an idol of Goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival at Kumartuly in Kolkata.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An artist dacorates an idol of Goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival at Kumartuly in Kolkata.(PTI)

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Durga Puja festival will start on Oct. 11 and end with the immersion of idols on Oct. 15.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2021 01:11 PM IST

Durga Puja festival will start on Oct. 11 and end with the immersion of idols on Oct. 15.(PTI)

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It is on the day of Mahalaya when sculptors make Goddess Durga’s eyes and fill it with colour. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2021 01:11 PM IST

It is on the day of Mahalaya when sculptors make Goddess Durga’s eyes and fill it with colour. (PTI)

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