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Fire and soul

During the 'Durga puja' festival the ladies of the royal families use to participate in a ritual called ' dhuno pora'. They use to hold earthen pots in hands and over their heads and light fire. They pray to Goddess Durga for the betterment of the their family. The festival is joyously celebrated in Kolkata, India.

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Date Taken: 10.2018
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