Gallery of my images of Hindu festival of Durga Puja in Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India.

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Depiction of God of war, 'Kartik' at 'Kobiraj Bagan Durga Puja pandal' in 'Ultadanga', Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India. Durga Puja is the main Hindu festival of West Bengal. It is celebrated by Bengali Hindus by holding community functions in 'Durga puja pandals' which are very artistically decorated and compete for prizes. Cultural and musical programmes including 'Rabindra Sangeet' and plays called 'Jatras' are held over a four day period, culminating in the immersion of the diety on 'Bijoya' which is celebrated as 'Dusra' or 'Dushehra' in many parts of India. 'Bijoya' is regarded as the Bengali new year.
Depiction of God of war, 'Kartik' at 'Kobiraj Bagan Durga Puja pandal' in 'Ultadanga', Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India. Durga Puja is the main Hindu festival of West Bengal. It is celebrated by Bengali Hindus by holding community functions in 'Durga puja pandals' which are very artistically decorated and compete for prizes. Cultural and musical programmes including 'Rabindra Sangeet' and plays called 'Jatras' are held over a four day period, culminating in the immersion of the diety on...
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