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"Annakut"- a popular Hindu religious occasion

This is famous Annokot festival in which devotees gather in from of Madam Mohan Temple of North Kolkata and grains boiled rice are thrown away towards the devotees. It is believed by devotees that by humbly collecting at least a grain or two of boiled rice as offering, the deity will ensure the food security for whole the year to His followers.

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Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: kolkata, India
Camera: NIKON D300S