In a pottery workshop in Kumartuli
For many festivals around the year idols or statues of the gods are needed. In the Kumartuli quater of Kolkata the specialized businesses are concentrated. Pottery workshops produce the bodies from straw and clay, painters will do the finishing and maker of cloths and accessories will complete the outfit of an idol. Durga idols are dropped into the Ganges river at the last day of the puja. Therefore the production of next year's demand of statues will start shortly after the puja has ended.
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