Saraswati Puja Eve, 2011 in Kolkata

Saraswati Puja 2011Feb 7, 2011 (Calcutta Tube/ IBNS):
Saraswati Puja Eve, 2011 in Kolkata
Idols of Hindu goddess Saraswati, the deity of knowledge, music and the arts, being sold in Kolkata on Monday, Feb 7, 2011, the eve of Saraswati Puja.
Falling on the 5th day of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Magha, usually in January-February, the Hindu festival is celebrated in eastern India great fervour in  temples, homes and educational institutes alike.

Photos by Avishek Mitra/IBNS

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