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A man wearing face mask engaged in making idol during a lockdown to control coronavirus spread in Kolkata.

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College students and volunteers participate in a cleanliness drive after immersion of goddess Durga idols following the Durga puja festival, at the bank of River Ganga, in Kolkata

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Idols of Goddess Durga during a procession of Durga Puja Carnival to showcase the award-winning idols from the Durga Puja festival 2019 in Kolkata.

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Idols of Goddess Durga during a procession of Durga Puja Carnival to showcase the award-winning idols from the Durga Puja festival 2019 in Kolkata.

Photograph by Sandipan Chatterjee

Devotees immerse idols of Goddess Durga after the end of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, West Bengal.

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The immersion of an idol of the goddess Durga during Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, West Bengal.

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An idol of goddess Durga floats in a pond after its immersion in Prayagraj.

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Idols and decoration items made from recycles waste material at a Durga puja pandal in New Delhi.

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Artisans put finishing touches inside a "pandal," or a temporary structure set up to worship goddess Durga during the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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Devotees throng inside a "pandal," or a temporary structure set up to worship goddess Durga during the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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Devotees throng inside a "pandal," or a temporary structure set up to worship goddess Durga during the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata. The five-day festival commemorates the slaying of a demon king by goddess Durga, marking the triumph of good over evil.

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People transport an idol of goddess Durga in a truck during the Durga Puja festival, Kolkata.

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An idol of goddess Durga being carried to a pandal ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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An idol of Goddess Durga being transported to pandals ahead of Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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An artisan gives finishing touches to an idol of Goddess Durga for sale ahead of Durga Puja festival in Hyderabad. The idols are being prepared for worship venues for the festival that begins first week of October.

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A community puja pandal prepared with 15 lakh natural scrubber, ahead of the Durga puja festival in Kolkata.

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A Rajasthani artisan applies finishing touches to an idol of the Goddess Durga, ahead of Durga Puja festival in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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An artist gives finishing touches to the idols of Goddess Durga ahead of the Navratri festival in Bhopal.

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An artisan eats food during a break while working on idols of goddess Durga inside a workshop in Guwahati.

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An artist talks on the phone sitting near unfinished clay idols of goddess Durga at a makeshift studio in New Delhi.

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An artist walks past unfinished clay idols of goddess Durga at a makeshift studio in New Delhi. The idols are being made for worship venues ahead of Durga Puja festival that begins first week of October.

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Artisans rest besides unfinished clay idols of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli, Kolkata.

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An artisan works on an idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata.

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An artisan puts colors on an clay idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata.

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An artisan puts colors on an clay idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata. The idols are being made for worship venues ahead of Durga Puja festival that begins first week of October.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

An artisan works on an idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

An artisan works on an idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

An artisan works on an idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

An artisan works on an idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

An artisan works on an idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

An artisan works on a clay idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

An artisan works on an idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

An artisan works on a clay idol of goddess Durga at a studio in Kumartuli or potters' place, Kolkata. The idols are being made for worship venues ahead of Durga Puja festival that begins first week of October.

Photo by Sandipan Chatterjee/Outlook

An artist gives finishing touches to an idol of Goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival at Kumartuli in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik

An artist gives finishing touches to an idol of Goddess Durga ahead of Durga Puja festival at Kumartuli in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik

An artist gives a final touch to an idol of Goddess Durga ahead of the upcoming 'Durga Puja' festival, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Ashok Bhaumik

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