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The Blue God

During the end of the Bengali calendar year, Charak or Gajan festival is celebrated. During this festival, rural folks dress themselves up as different mythological characters and perform dramas. The objective of the festival is to seek divine blessings for good harvest in the forthcoming year.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Kolkata, India
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Debdatta Chakraborty