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October 10, 2003

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The Devi Makes a Come Back

After months of excruciating creative labour, the Devi Durga gets a final shape. The eyes are the most essential elements that artisans work on to animate the face, which epitomise the myth and the cultural fervour centred on Durga Puja. Last year the Durga Puja was marred by incidents that shook the country's image as an adobe of religious tolerance. The government had to take strict measures to avoid any kind of untoward incident. In Dhaka, the Puja mandaps this year, were brimming with devotees in colourful attire in keeping with the festival culture.




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