21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
A Durga Puja pandal in South Kolkata, India

The photo is showing a Durga Puja pandal during the month of October in Kolkata. Durga Puja signifies power, courage and glory, it celebrates womanhood. The pandal is themed accordingly, and adorned with red bordered white sarees - which are symbolic of the Bengali community garments worn by women.

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Date Taken: 10.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: KOLKATA, India