In Pictures: Pujo Protimas In West Bengal

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See how beautifully idols of Maa Durga are adorned across West Bengal #BengalAwaitsYou

Durga Puja is a treat for the senses, but even more so for the eyes. Take a journey with us in pictures as we look at Pujo Protimas across different pandals in West Bengal and relive that Pujo spirit. 

Durga Puja is a time of great joy celebrated in the months of September-October every year


It is enjoyed with utmost fervour and enthusiasm especially in West Bengal


Kolkata, the state capital, sees the streets light up


Pandals, or marquees, are set up in neighbourhood streets and corners, with large-scale idols of Maa Durga set up


The idols, or protimas, are adorned beautifully, each one having its own individual design and aesthetic


Often, they are embellished with artworks done by some of the finest craftspeople in the country  and have a unique design


The idols become a meeting point for people as they commune to pray, celebrate and feast during this festive carnival


For more information, visit West Bengal Tourism 


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