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Kolkata: The Banana Bride

Kolkata: The Banana Bride
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The festival of Durga Puja in Bengal is a truly unique amalgamation of age-old rituals

Every year, the festival of Durga Puja sees a plethora of unique rituals performed over a course of five days. From Kolparombho on the sixth day of the pujo to the holi-like Sindoor Khela on the last day and of course the intriguing Kola Bou Snan which revolves around a young banana tree being dressed up as a bride of the Lord Ganesha  on the seventh day—each ritual is laden with history and meaning.

Watch our latest video to know more about some of these fascinating rituals.

 

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