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Idols of Goddess Durga and her accompaniments are kept ready in a Pujo Pandal in Calcutta. Over the later 5 days of the 10-day long Dusshera Festival, they are venerated  and worshipped and then immersed in the Hoogly river. Clockwise from the centre are the idols of Durga sitting on a lion; Saraswati, Durga's son Kartikeya, Durga's other son Ganesha and Lakshmi.
Idols of Goddess Durga and her accompaniments are kept ready in a Pujo Pandal in Calcutta. Over the later 5 days of the 10-day long Dusshera Festival, they are venerated and worshipped and then immersed in the Hoogly river. Clockwise from the centre are the idols of Durga sitting on a lion; Saraswati, Durga's son Kartikeya, Durga's other son Ganesha and Lakshmi.
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