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Durga puja pandal

Devotee taking selfie after take part in Sindur Khela smearing of the vermilion on Durga Puja's last day Vijay Dashami at a Durga puja pandal , in Mumbai.

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Married women take part in Sindur Khela (applying vermilion) on the occasion of Vijay Dashmi, at a Durga Puja pandal, in Mumbai.

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Devotees immerse an idol of Goddess Durga on the final day of Durga Puja festival in Prayagraj.

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Devotees pray in front of an idol of Goddess Durga at a community pandal of Aram Bagh Puja Samiti, in New Delhi.

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Devotees wearing PPE kits perform the traditional 'Dhunuchi dance' in front of an idol of Goddess Durga during Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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People, not adhering to social distancing norms, outside Tridhara Club Puja Pandal, in Kolkata.

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Medics wearing PPE kit visit at a community puja pandal on Maha-Ashtami during the ongoing Durga puja festival, in Kolkata.

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Devotees click photos of Puja pandal on Maha-Ashtami during the ongoing Durga puja festival, in Kolkata.

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No Entry Board due to Coronavirus Pandemic at a Puja Pandal during the ongoing Durga puja festival, in Kolkata.

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People distribute prasad at a pandal on Maha-Ashtami during the ongoing Durga puja festival, in Kolkata.

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Devotees maintaining distance, at a pandal during the Anjali of Maha-Ashtami at a community Puja Pandal, in Kolkata.

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Women light earthen lamps on 'Maha Asthami' during the Durga Puja festival, at a community pandal in Thane district.

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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly at a community pandal during 'Maha Ashtami' of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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Devotees wearing face masks pray from outside of a Durga Puja pandal, amid COVID-19 pandemic, in Ranchi.

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Devotees perform 'Aarti' at a community pandal during the ongoing Durga Puja festival, in Prayagraj.

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An idol of Goddess Durga at a community pandal during the Maha Saptami, in Patna.

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Idol of Goddess Durga with gold ornaments at a community puja pandal during Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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Idol of Goddess Durga in a community puja pandal, in Kolkata.

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An idol of Devi Durga made from thermocol at a community puja pandal, during Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata.

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BJP Mahila Morcha members during virtual inauguration of BJP Cultuaral Cell's Durga Puja pandal by Prime Minster Narendra Modi, in Kolkata.

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Police personnel stand guard near the barricades set up at a Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata. The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday partly modified its order on community Durga Puja amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A priest performs rituals at a community Durga puja pandal on the occasion of 'Panchami Tithi', in Kolkata.

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Bullock cart statues displayed outside a village themed community puja pandal ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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An idol of Goddess Durga at a community puja pandal on the occasion of 'Panchami Tithi', ahead of the Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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A community puja pandal depicting the plight of migrant workers during COVID-19 lockdown, ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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A community puja pandal depicting the plight of migrant workers during COVID-19 lockdown, ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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A barricaded entrance of a community puja pandal ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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Women in masks click selfie with Ma Durga at a pandal in Kolkata.

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A view of Suruchi Sangha Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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A view of under construction Samaj Sevi Club puja Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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A view of Behala Nutan Dal Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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A view of Goddess Durga idol installed at Chetla Agrani Club Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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A view of Goddess Durga idol installed at Ballygunge Cultural Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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A glimpse of Babubagan Club Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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A view of under construction Tridhara Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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A view of under construction Badamtala Ashar Sangha Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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View of under construction Shiv Mandir puja committee Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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View of under construction Samaj Sevi Club Puja Pandal for upcoming Durga Puja festival in Kolkata.

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An artisan gives final touches to an idol of Goddess Durga ahead of the Durga Puja festival, in Jaipur.

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Visitors stand near a barricade of a community Durga Puja pandal ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata. Calcutta High Court on Monday declared all pandals across West Bengal no-entry zones to prevent the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state.

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People look at the statues depicting migrant labors displayed at a community puja pandal ahead of the Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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Idols of Goddess Durga and other deities at a community puja pandal during Durga puja festival, in Kolkata.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurates Durga Puja pandal ahead of the festival, in Kolkata

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee showing organizers how to make round marks for the visitors, to maintain social distancing norms, after inaugurating a community Durga Puja pandal, in Kolkata.

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Devotees carry an idol of Goddess Durga to be installed in a pandal on the eve of Navratri festival, at Lalbaug in Mumbai.

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A man looks on at a larger than life kettle, installed at a community puja pandal ahead of upcoming Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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Artists decorate an idol of Goddess Durga at a community pandal ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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A carpenter works to construct a community puja pandal ahead of Durga Puja festival, in Kolkata.

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