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Durga Idols Ready

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The idols are made in small shanties and they are usually 8-10 feet tall. Made of straw & clay on a bamboo frame they are packed like sardines in the shops. These are ready for despatch.Works of art which are destroyed after 7 -10 days.

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A: Street Corner in Kumartulli

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B: Kali idols

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Idols of Goddess Kali waiting for buyers or delivery in Kumartulli where most of the idols are made.

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C: Finished Ogres await collection

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D: Kumartuli Street at Night

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I: Kali Idols being finished

by Vivek Dev Burman, 3.4 km away

Goddess Kali Idols being finished on the street at Kumartuli a day before delivery.

Kali Idols being finished

J: Kali Idols being finished

by Vivek Dev Burman, 3.4 km away

Goddess Kali Idols being finished on the street at Kumartuli a day before delivery.

Kali Idols being finished

This panorama was taken in Kolkata

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To almost all who live here and all who visit,a city of intense humanity, riddled by paradox and disparity, yet rich in urban custom, human enterprise and local milieu. The city of 2 Nobel Laureates Mother Teresa & Tagore.

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