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A tale of 4 Kumortuli women idol makers

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Dark clouds loom over artisans’ quarters ahead of Puja

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 ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Adda: Pujo edition

2 October 2016, Kolkata, Kaushikibrata Banerjee Amidst peals of laughter and squeals of joy, special friendly chit-chats galore in the puja pandals year after year. Kaushikibrata Banerjee writes how the quintessential adda is absolutely ...
 Millennium Post1 week ago
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Durga Puja: How changing times reflect in the idols of the goddess

In 2015, among the many Durga pujas which made news for various reasons, two drew special attention. Both in north Kolkata, they shot to the top of everybody's must-visit list because of their idols. At Udyami Yuba Brinda's puja , the organisers ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Beats from a different era

It's autumn — the most colourful, cheerful and vibrant season in Bengal. The rain has almost stopped and the sun is bright. The air is thick with the splendor of shuili and lotus. The crystal blue skies, the pleasant breeze, kaash phhol and the ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

#DurgaPuja: Stunning, creative pics you MUST see

We'd asked you, dear readers to send us photographs of your Durga Puja celebrations.Here are some interesting pictures from we received from you. Take a look. IMAGE: Chayanika Dutta Das shared a picture of the Durga idol installed at her house in Chinsurah, Hooghly in West Bengal. IMAGE: Inspired from the villages in West Bengal, this pandal captured by Goutam Ukil is made of bamboo and cane. It's located at Sodepur Traffic More, Panihati, Kolkata. IMAGE: That's a beautiful idol made of ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago (In pics) Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata and rest of India  Oneindia3 weeks ago
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Durga Puja 2016: 15 WhatsApp, SMS, Facebook greetings to wish your loved ones Subho Sarodiya

Happy Durga Puja 2016! On this joyous occasion, take a moment and wish your loved ones with these lovely WhatsApp, SMS, Facebook greetings. The mega bonanza for the Bengalis is here, and come October 7, the streets of India (and especially Kolkata) ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago

Women in a man's world: Two female sculptors in the art of making the Goddess Durga

In an exclusive chat with the, artist China Pal and Mala Pal talked about their hardship, breaking social stigma and the joy of recognition. This is place where gods are made. And their makers? Mere mortals. Kumortuli para (area) ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago

Unity in Diversity

2 October 2016, Kolkata, Nandini Guha As Kolkata gears up for the extravaganza, Nandini Guha writes as to how all communities, forgetting the divide, snuggle up to enjoy the grand fiesta. If there is one festival which brings together ...
 Millennium Post3 weeks ago

From Bahubali to girl child, city artisans give some creative twists to Durga idols this year

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 India3 weeks ago
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