As you enter the narrow lanes of Chitar Oli, you are greeted by the cheerful idol makers who are giving final touches to the idols of Goddess Durga. And with hardly a day remaining for Navratri to commence, their creations will soon come alive in ... Times of India, 8 hours ago
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The winding alleys of North Kolkata beckon hundreds of people across the city while Durga puja-the grandest festival is round the corner. Kumortuli, an old area, traditionally known as the potter's quarter makes enchanting idols of Devi Durga.The Statesman, 23 hours ago
The baton has been passed on well. No matter if someone has an exam the next day or an important debate at school, they all wake up before its dawn and sheepishly switch on the television, slouching in couches, seeing the screen morphs to times ...The Statesman, 23 hours ago
Bhopal: With the inception of festive season for homecoming of Goddess Durga, city's Kalibadi, at Habibganj comes alive with the hustle and bustle and excitement of Bengali artisans running here and there to complete their miraculous, expressive ...Times of India, 2 days ago
The living root bridges of Cherrapunji, Meghalaya As geographical one-offs go, these bridges — constructed from the aerial roots of living banyan-fig trees — are odes to the singular. The local Khasi people interweave tangles of thick roots ...Gulf News, 1 month ago
With only two months left for Durga Puja, the clay idol makers of Kumortuli, the traditional quarter of artisans in north Kolkata, are a worried lot. Due to delayed rain, they are unsure if they would be able to meet the delivery deadline of the ...The Hindu, 1 month ago Dark clouds loom over artisans’ quarters ahead of Puja The Hindu, 1 month ago
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