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Bonedi Barir Durga Puja of Kolkata: Photo-walk in the Century Old Heritage Houses Amid Celebration!

The Bonedi Bari Durgapuja of Kolkata: A Forgotten World? In a Durgapuja world of abstract themes, artistic prowess and the overwhelming feel of a grand carnival, the Bonedi bari Durgapujas of Kolkata beams with pride of heritage! For the uninitiated, Durgapuja was celebrated in the old Rajbari (the royal palaces), the elite families, most Hindu …

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Where the Durga Pratimas are Made in Kolkata: A Photowalk in Kumartuli!

About this blog: I intent this blog to help you take a self-guided photography tour to the bylanes of Kumartuli, where Durga Idols are made. An intense destination for a culture lover, Kumartuli is an old neighbourhood by the banks of Ganga, tucked in the old dingy lanes of North Kolkata, Uttar Kolkata as Bengalis …

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