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Unconventional Decorations in Kolkata Puja Pandals

October 16, 2013 | By

Durga Puja celebration in Kolkata lets us experience different genres of art and craftsmanship.

By Sambit Banerjee

Durga Puja celebration in Kolkata lets us experience different genres of art and craftsmanship. The traditional conventional approach of portraying Durga as the universal symbol of woman power with clay models is still as popular as the modern theme based experiments with the pandal decorations and idol making.

The theme based ones appeal to the modern artistic minds who look for new concepts, unconventional materials and meticulous craftsmanship. So you have anything from wood, conch shells, spare parts, artifacts, nuts and bolts, rock and stones, iron plates, umbrellas, lanterns, buttons and every possible variety of material that can be used to create elaborate structures, exquisite idols and magnificent decorations for the Durga Puja celebrations.

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