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Bijoya Dashami

This is a picture of Bengal's biggest festival Durgapuja. The last day of the festival called Bijoya dashami. As per Hindu mythology, The goddess Durga return back to her husband's home & leave the earth. The married women are here moving around the idol of goddess Durga, after that they will play with vermilion dust.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Joydeep Mukherjee