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Religious farewell

‘Durga puja’ is a grand festival of the bengali community in India. The concluding cultural ritual of the festival is to make a farewell procession surrounding the idol. The ladies feed her sweats and pray for her safe journey to the Himalayas.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: India
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Rajesh Dhar