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This is the clay idol of Goddess Durga Face made by a Potter...I took this snap at Kumortuli,Kolkata...Durga Puja is the famous festival of Bengali,which is held in the month of October.I am also a Bengali Guy :)...only 1 month left till now of Durga Puja...

Kumortuli (also spelt Kumartuli, or the archaic spelling Coomartolly) (Bengali: কুমোরটুলি) is a traditionally potters’ quarter in northern Kolkata (previously known as Calcutta), the capital of the east Indian state of West Bengal. By virtue of their artistic productions these potters have moved from obscurity to prominence. This Kolkata neighbourhood, not only supplies clay idols of Hindu gods and goddesses to barowari pujas in Kolkata and its neighbourhoods, but a number of idols are exported.

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  • Copyright: Prasun Biswas (prasun984) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 663 W: 0 N: 547] (5590)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-08-01
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Exposure: f/3.5, 1/20 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-09-02 1:08
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