Durga Puja - A Cultural Extravaganza (49 images)

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The city of Kolkata celebrates its biggest festival – worship of the ten-handed warrior goddess Durga - in Autum (September-October). A sea of people numbering in hundreds of thousands flock the streets to check out the marvelous clay models of the goddess and her makeshift altars. Friends and families meet up to have fun, socialize, eat, drink and enjoy the moment together. Though, basically a traditional Hindu festival, these days it’s celebrated more as a party time for all,...
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