Durga puja through the lens

The Bengalee Association held Durga puja celebrations at the RBANMS grounds in Ulsoor. It was my first Dussehra, Bengali style!

The idol of Goddess Durga at the decorated pandal

The idol of Goddess Durga at the decorated pandal

 

Bangalore’s Bengalis turned up in hundreds for Durga’s blessings

Bangalore's Bengalis turned up in hundreds to seek Durga's blessings

 

Both young and old were a part of the celebrations

Both young and old were a part of the celebrations

 

Plenty of food stalls, all a tribute to the Bengali’s love for food

Plenty of food stalls, all a tribute to the Bengali's love for food

 

Old habits die hard, they say. Despite the presence of many garbage bins, this was the scene at the grounds

Old habits die hard, they say. Despite the presence of many garbage cans, this was the scene at the grounds

 

The toysellers had quite a day themselves!

The toysellers had quite a day themselves!

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