Photographer's Note

In the morning of Dashami (A hindu festival), married women apply vermillion to the idol of Goddess Durga, and then they assemble together to apply vermillion to each other. This ritual takes place amidst a lot of merriment, as the women smear each others' faces with red vermillion and offer sweets. This ritual, known as “Sindur Khela” (vermillion game) is a very important ritual of Dashami.

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  • Copyright: Amlan Dutta (amlan89e) (106)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-10-17
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Camera: Canon EOS 1000D
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-01-24 10:06
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